To celebrate World Environment Day today, we are sharing some of our fabulous Lake District cottages that offer comfort and style with the added bonus of eco-friendly facilities. If you want a Lake District holiday with a smaller carbon footprint, then read on!
Bank End Cottage, Ennerdale
Found in the wild, unspoiled valley of Ennerdale, Bank End Cottage is in a great location and boasts its own eco-credentials. With regularly-tested water from a private well, a ground source heat pump for the underfloor heating, and a distant wind turbine generating electricity, you can be sure you're getting the best in comfort whilst being kind to the earth at the same time! The owners, David and Caroline, also grow their own vegetables, which you are welcome to help yourself to! Read more.
Bank End Cottage sleeps 4 guests and 2 dogs.
38 Stanger Street, Keswick
If you're looking for a Lake District holiday home where you can charge your electric car whilst enjoying the delights of the national park, then look no further than 38 Stanger Street. Found close to the centre of the popular market town of Keswick, this elegant terraced house comes fully-equipped with an electric car charging point. With mountain views, a lovely garden, and light, airy decor throughout, it will make the ideal holiday home. Read more.
38 Stanger Street sleeps 5 guests and 0 pets.
Oak Tree Studio, The Eden Valley
The Eden Valley is a truly special location and Oak Tree Studio is just the place to spend a holiday there! This contemporary apartment for two is a peaceful romantic bolthole. With a biomass boiler included amongst its eco-friendly features and floor-to-ceiling windows letting in the light, it's a holiday cottage that you'll want to escape to again and again. Read more.
Oak Tree Studio sleeps 2 guests and 0 pets.
Hall Garth, Haile
This striking bran conversion is just a 15-minute drive from the wonderful Ennerdale Valley. It has been beautifully and sympathetically converted and updated to include a ground floor heat pump and eco-friendly wooden flooring. It's a luxurious property with easy access to the Lake District National Park and all the comforts you could want from your perfect holiday home! Read more.
Hall Garth sleeps 6 guests and 0 pets.
High Bridge, Braithwaite
With solar panels, A-rated appliances and Fairtrade coffee and tea, at Highbridge you can be sure that you will be doing your bit. It's fantastic location above the Coledale Beck in the popular village of Braithwaite also means that you could spend your whole holiday without a car! There are walks galore and facilities within the village or, if you want to go further afield, there is a regular bus service to take you where you'd like to go. Read more.
High Bridge sleeps 5/6 guests and 1 dog.
The Bothy, Bothel
This unique cottage is an absolute delight with handmade furniture throughout, a wood fired boiler, and electricity that is produced from a small wind turbine and photovoltaic panels. It is also surrounded by 7,500 native species trees that were lovingly planted by the owners. If you simply can't bear to part with this cottage, you can take a little bit of it home with you - the beautiful, handmade furniture can be bought during your visit! Read more.
The Bothy sleeps 4 guests and 2 dogs.
Halecat House, Witherslack
This grand and elegant Georgian holiday home is truly a site to behold. With large grounds, hidden nooks and crannies, spacious rooms, and wonderful views, it's a truly fabulous spot for a large group to stay. The biomass boiler will also keep everyone cosy and warm during your holiday! Read more.
Halecat House sleeps 8/11 guests and 2 dogs.
Lowmoor Farmhouse, Bothel
Owned by the same person as The Bothy, Lowmoor Farmhouse is another gem of a holiday cottage. Combining modern, handmade design with authentic, Lake District life, its eco-credentials include an automatic central biomass wood chip boiler, small wind turbine, photovoltaic panels and grounds full of 7,500 native trees! Sit back and enjoy the open views, explore the wonderfully-quirky interior, or purchase some homemade carvings to take home as a memento of your visit. Read more.
Lowmoor Farmhouse sleeps 8 guests and 2 dogs.
We hope you have a happy and eco-friendly stay during your Lake District holiday! You can take a look at our other holiday cottages with our cottage search or explore different regions of the Lake District trough our Area Guides.
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