Last-Minute Easter Holiday Cottages, 2021


Easter in the Lake District is a fabulous time. With adorable lambs prancing in the fields, colourful flowers erupting everywhere, and longer spring days warming up, it's the perfect time to get away to a wonderful holiday cottage.

Hot cross buns on a table with daffodilsWhile this year is a little different, there's still time to enjoy a last-minute Easter holiday before schools go back. Enjoy a short break or a week-long stay from the 12th of April at one of our lovely self-catering cottages. Read on for a small selection - many of which have special last-minute offers - and browse all of our last-minute Easter holiday cottages. You can also give us a call on 01768 780571 and we'll help you pick your perfect place!

Please remember, if booking a short break you will need to select 'Short Break' on the calendar view of your chosen cottage to show availability and prices.

Smithy Cottage, Satterthwaite

Living room at Smithy Cottage in SattherthwaiteLet's hear it for one of our newest holiday cottages: Smithy Cottage in Satterthwaite! In a peaceful hamlet between Windermere and Coniston, this spot is in the best location if you want to see all the scenery and attractions of the South Lakes. Alternatively, you may just be up for a relaxing break in this wonderful house, which has a wood burner, character features, window seats, and even a river running along the bottom of the spacious garden!

Sleeps 4/5, 1 dog
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Church House Barn, Newton Arlosh

Church House Barn on the Solway CoastHow do you fancy an indulgent getaway in a luxury cottage, with far-reaching views, and in an Area of Outstanding of Natural Beauty? Well, you'll have that and more at Church House Barn on the Solway Coast! Converted to a very high standard, this luxury holiday cottage has an upside-down layout, ponies next door, and even a characterful wishing well in the grounds!

Sleeps 4, 0 dogs
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The Escape, Portinscale

Lounge at The Escape in PortinscaleSolo travellers and couples alike will love The Escape in Portinscale! Aptly named, this is a pet-friendly escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, with spectacular scenery on the doorstep including popular fells like Catbells, and the lovely lake of Derwentwater. The cottage itself is a bijoux delight with slate floors, a spacious double bedroom, and lovely light decor.

Sleeps 2, 2 dogs
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Bottle Tops, Windermere

Dining room at Bottle Tops in WindermereWindermere is always a popular choice at Easter, so a historic yet modern gem in the heart of the Lake District village is a real find! Once a bottling store, this holiday cottage is around the corner from the train station and just a short walk from all the shops. Enjoy its beautiful layout before heading out to explore - the lake is within easy reach, as are all the delights of Bowness and Windermere including shops, cafes, and plenty of walks.

Sleeps 4, 0 dogs
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The Warren, Borrowdale

Wine in the garden at The Warren in BorrowdaleThe Warren in Grange, Borrowdale is a real rarity as one of only a few houses that have private access to the shores of Derwentwater! Inside is delightfully modern, but the real jewel in its crown is the garden. Full of seasonal flowers, it includes a woodland path to the lake, picnic benches, and a lawned area next to reed beds on the lake. Just imagine enjoying an Easter-themed picnic right here!

Sleeps 8, 1 dog
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Grizedale Lodge, Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Lodge in the Lake DistrictThis grand loge, though usually perfect for group holidays, is currently offering a special discount for smaller groups. So, if you're looking for an ideal location in the heart of the South Lakes, look no further! With all-en suite bedrooms, Grizedale Lodge is a former hunting lodge in the midst of spectacular Grizedale Forest. You have Go Ape! high ropes course, cycling, walking, and art trails on your doorstep, while both Windermere and Consiton lakes are just a short drive away.

Sleeps 6/16, 3 dogs
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Larch Cottage, Greystoke

Kitchen at Larch Cottage in GreystokeTraditional on the outside and modern on the inside, Larch Cottage in Greystoke is a real delight. Exposed wooden beams offer a nod to its heritage, while a wood burner keeps you cosy and warm on cooler nights. Meanwhile, the spacious bedrooms, classy furnishings, and relaxing colour scheme make this a welcoming home-from-home that you'll never want to leave! 

Sleeps 3/4, 1 dog
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Primrose Cottage, Keswick

Primrose Cottage in KeswickWith such a pretty name, it's no surprise that Primrose Cottage is such a lovely property! This homey, traditional cottage is conveniently located for all the amenities and attractions of Keswick. There's private parking, too, so you can choose to either safely leave your car during your stay, or explore the larger area at your convenience. There's plenty to do nearby including cycling, walking, boating, and dining!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs
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Beach Cottage, Ravenglass

Sign in the bedroom at Beach Cottage in RavenglassMake the most of those longer, sunnier days with a seaside cottage in the Lake District's only coastal village, Ravenglass! Beach Cottage has been beautifully renovated to fit right in to its surroundings, with a nautical theme throughout. Enjoy the view across the estuary, and make the most of the spectacular sunsets that light up the sky in the evening. The water is just across the road, too!

Sleeps 4/6, 0 dogs
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Cragg Cottage, Eskdale

Cragg Cottage in EskdaleThink excellent views, spectacular walks, and an interesting history, and you've got Cragg Cottage all summed up! This traditional farmhouse in Eskdale is such a welcoming spot that you'll feel right at home. The open fire in the lounge is a simple pleasure, while the Hugh Falkus study will be a delight to any fishing fans! Add to that it's elevated position, AGA, and feature fireplaces, and you've found yourself a real gem of a cottage!

Sleeps 6, 2 dogs
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Nisthouse, Newbiggin-on-Lune

Nisthouse in Newbiggin-on-Lune in the Yorkshire DalesGet the best of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales at this delightful stone cottage in Newbiggin-on-Lune! On a non-working farm at the foot of the Howgill Fells, Nisthouse is a pretty house with character features, idyllic views, and amazing shared gardens! Perfect for walking or cycling holidays, you'll want to return here again and again to keep exploring all the wonderful countryside. 

Sleeps 2, 1 dog
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Ghyll Foot, Patterdale

Ghyll Foot in PatterdaleHow do you fancy being close to the national park's most beautiful lake? Just outside the bustling village of Patterdale, Ghyll Foot is in an excellent location for some Lake District favourites - it's right at the tip of Ullswater lake, and the popular Striding Edge walk up Helvellyn starts in the village. The cottage itself has amazing mountain views and benefits from a spacious garden that's perfect for a runabout or al fresco meals!

Sleeps 4, 2 dogs
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Make the most of the Easter holidays with a visit to the Lake District, the beautiful county of Cumbria, and one of our self-catering cottages. Find them all using our Cottage Search or get in touch for help.

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