Last-minute Christmas Cottages 2019


With just a month left to Christmas, there's a sense of excitement in the air! The nights are darker, towns and villages are lit up with twinkling Christmas lights, and there are Yuletide celebrations wherever you look! The Mail recently published an article that named the Lake District as the most popular of England's National Parks for a Christmas break so, if you want to see what all the fuss is about, take a look at some of our last-minute availability and treat yourself to a festive getaway! Or browse all of our self-catering cottages with Christmas availability.

Willow Barn, Ullswater

Winter view from Willow Barn in UllswaterPicture for yourself a luxurious retreat with lake views, a cosy wood burner, and an indulgent atmosphere and you will be picturing Willow Barn! High above Ullswater lake and just a 20-minute drive from the M6, it's a peaceful countryside retreat with easy access to all the delights of the Lake District! You can enjoy a Christmas day walk along a section of the Ullswater Way long-distance footpath, or simply kick back amongst the stylish and comfortable surrounds of this wonderful holiday home!

Sleeps 2/3, 0 dogs
A week-long stay at Christmas is £915

Wysall House, Thornthwaite

Living room at Wysall House in ThornthwaiteSurrounded by forest with glimpses of the fells, Wysall House is a bright and colourful house that will add a bit of sunshine to those dark winter nights! Originally built in 1870 as the church's reading room, it is now a traditional whitewashed village house in Thornthwaite that makes a wonderful Christmas retreat for the family. It sleeps 5 guests in three bedrooms and is an easy drive from the bustling market town of Keswick.

Sleeps 5, 0 dogs
A short break at Christmas is £365 and a week-long stay is £510
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Wagtail, Easedale House, Keswick

Bedroom at Wagtail holiday apartment in KeswickIf you fancy being in the centre of all the action at Christmas, then you couldn't do better than with a stay at Wagtail! Just a 2-minute walk from the centre of Keswick, you will have your own quiet retreat with access to all the pubs, restaurants and attractions of the popular market town. Ideal for two and found in a grand Victorian house, Wagtail is a beautiful apartment that seamlessly blends traditional features with modern comforts.

Sleeps 2, 0 dogs
A week-long stay at Christmas is £526
Other apartments in Easedale House are also available to book at Christmas.
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Irt Valley View, Holmrook

Dining room at Irt Valley View in HolmrookIrt Valley View is set amidst wonderful Lake District countryside, on a hill above the river and just a 15-minute walk away from England's deepest lake, Wastwater. It is a house of spacious rooms and comfy furnishings with 8.5 acres of its own grounds! Perfect for Christmas-day strolls with the family and any dogs that might be joining you! If you're looking for a tranquil holiday with just you and your loved ones, this is the perfect spot for it!

Sleeps 6/2, 2 dogs
A short break at Christmas is £515 and a week-long stay is £670. An additional 5% discount is used if there are only two guests using one room.
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Toffee Cottage, Langdale Valley

Toffee Cottage in the Langdale ValleyYou could barely find a Christmas cottage in better surroundings than Toffee Cottage! Situated in the village of Chapel Stile in the Langdale Valley, it is a bright and contemporary holiday home sleeping up to four people in two bedrooms. Imagine sitting back on the sofa after a feast of Christmas treats and just drinking in the views from the French windows! A blissful way to spend the holidays!

Sleeps 4, 1 dog
A week-long stay at Christmas is £730

The Hayloft, Lamonby

Bedroom at The Hayloft in LamonbyThis cosy bolthole for two, which sits between the Lake District and the Eden Valley, is a countryside retreat that nonetheless has easy access to both Penrith and the border city of Carlisle. In short, it's the perfect location if you want peace and quiet with the option of enjoying town and city life during your visit! With a king size bedroom that can be made into a twin, it's ideal either for a couple or two friends celebrating the festivities together.

Sleeps 2, 2 dogs
A short break at Christmas is £270 and a week-long stay is £355
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Birch Cottage, Windermere

Living room at Birch Cottage in WindermereThe town of Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular in the Lake District and is a wonderfully vibrant place for a Christmas celebration! Birch Cottage, just a 10-minute stroll from the centre, is ideally placed for experiencing the delights of the town as well as enjoying the stunning scenery and Lake Windermere. This accessible cottage within beautiful private grounds is all on one level with a wet room and a twin room with adjustable singles. It's open plan living area and double-height windows make the most of the winter sun.

Sleeps 4, 0 dogs
A week-long stay at Christmas is £760

Winder Hall, Lorton

Winder Hall in Lorton in the Lake DistrictFor a grand family gathering, look no further than stupendous Winder Hall in the Lorton Valley! This historical house, which has hosted royalty in the past, will make your Christmas extra special thanks to its elegant rooms and traditional features that include four poster beds, wood panelled walls, open fires and latticed windows. It even has its own sauna if you need to relax after a busy day of feasting and frolics!

Sleeps 14/16, 3 dogs
A week-long stay at Christmas is £5,400
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3 Orchard Cottages, Haverthwaite

Living room at 3 Orchard Cottages in HaverthwaiteTucked away in the delightful village of Haverthwaite, right at the southern edge of Lake Windermere, is 3 Orchard Cottage. This slate-built house in quintessential of the Lake District, and the interior mixes traditional elements with modern, stylish comforts that include beautiful art, two wood burners, a cottage-style kitchen and exposed beams. The owners have taken great care to make this a welcoming home-from-home that you'll want to return to again and again!

Sleeps 5/6, 1 dog
A week-long stay at Christmas is £710
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Whatever you do this Christmas, we wish you a very happy and peaceful holiday! You can browse our other holiday cottage Christmas availability or plan your holiday throughout the year with our cottage search

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