Cottages Without WiFi

Sometimes a holiday is the best time to escape the modern world, switch off all your electronics, and give yourself a real detox! The Lake District is perfect for doing this thanks to its remote valleys and hidden corners. So pack your bags, switch off your phone, and head to one of our Lake District holiday cottages without WiFi.

These are just a small selection of our cottages without WiFi, so take a look at our cottage search for more, or call us on 017687 80571.

Yew Tree, Buttermere

Yew Tree Cottage in ButtermereButtermere is one of the prettiest lakes in the Lake District and, at just under 1.5 miles round, is an easy walk for those who want to enjoy the best of the scenery without too much exertion. Alternatively, you can enjoy nearby waterfalls such as Scale Force or head up onto the surrounding fells, including Alfred Wainwright's favourite, Haystacks. Yew Tree is a perfect base and the lack of WiFi will help really enjoy your surroundings. There are also two pubs within walking distance, a café, and an ice cream parlour - what more could you want?

Sleeps 2, 0 pets
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Swinside Cottage, Ennerdale

Swinside Cottage in EnnerdaleThe Ennerdale Valley, along with the lake of the same name, really is in the running as the most tranquil spot in the Lake District. There is no road alongside the lake - the only one of its kind in the national park - and access to the valley is by foot only. Thanks to this, you get a real feeling of seclusion and, if switching off is your aim during your Lake District visit, then this could be the place to do it. From Swinside Cottage, you can see the lake and surrounding fells and head out on numerous peaceful walks. The lack of WiFi at this cottage means you can also return and just make the most of a good book and the cosy wood burner!

Sleeps 2, 2 pets
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Wood Cottage, Drigg

Wood Cottage in Drigg, CumbriaIf you're a lover of tranquility but haven't yet explored the west coast of Cumbria, then you're missing out! This stretch of the county is perhaps the region's best-kept secret and is a true hidden gem! With sandy beaches, cliffs, wildlife reserves, dunes, and more stretching from the north of the county to the south, there's plenty to discover. Wood Cottage in Drigg is the perfect place to escape the electronics and take advantage of the sea and sand whilst still being just outside the national park. You can choose from wind-swept walks along the beach; discovering Roman history in Ravenglass; or getting onto the fells of Eskdale.

Sleeps 3, 0 pets
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Hillcrest, Troutbeck

Hillcrest near UllswaterClose to the beautiful lake of Ullswater Hillcrest is perfectly located if you want a WiFi-free break with lots of things to do within easy reach. It's position means that you can soon be in Keswick, Ullswater, Penrith, or even Carlisle, all of which have a wide choice of things to do including lake cruises, shopping, and interesting historical attractions.

Sleeps 2, 1 pet
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Kitty Byre, Troutbeck

Kitty Byre in Troutbeck, near UllswaterSurrounded by open farmland and boasting lovely views, Kitty Byre is a characterful converted farm building that is perfect for an electronics-free Lake District holiday. It's in an ideal location for those of you who like a choice of things to do - you can explore the independent shops and history of the nearby market town of Penrith; head onto the water at Ullswater; get about on two wheels on the many cycling routes; or pump that adrenaline at Rookin House adventure centre!

Sleeps 3, 0 pets
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Westrigg, Borrowdale

Westrigg in BorrowdaleWho needs WiFi when you're surrounded by the beautiful fells of Borrowdale? The valley is an ideal place for a Lake District getaway: explore by bike or foot; take to the waters of pretty Derwentwater, or head into Keswick where you will find independent shops, museums, parks, a cinema, a theatre, pitch-and-putt, and much more! You could quite easily be out from when you get up to when you go to bed and never run out of things to do!

Sleeps 4, 1 pet
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Saddleback, Troutbeck

Lounge at Saddleback near UllswaterHow does a comfortable converted stables in the heart of glorious scenery sound to you? If it reads like a dream-come-true, then Saddleback could be your perfect holiday cottage! Set on the grounds of a pub and with incredible views, it's the perfect spot to escape the modern day. The area is a fell-walker's paradise with the some of the Lake District's best mountain hikes close at hand. Or, if you want to revisit the 21st century for a bit during your visit, why not head over to Penrith with its shops, eateries, and attractions?

Sleeps 4, 2 pets
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Middle Row Cottage, Wasdale

Middle Row Cottage in WasdaleWho wants to be distracted by your phone when you have views like these? Part of the last farm before the road runs out, Middle Row Cottage is the perfect remote getaway. Wasdale is a valley of extremes, boasting England's deepest lake (Wastwater), highest mountain (Scafell Pike), and smallest church (St. Olaf's). There is unlimited walking to be had here whether you prefer challenging, day-long hikes or gentle lakeside potters. The valley is also the birth of Cumbrian rock climbing with lots of craggy outcrops to test yourself on!

Sleeps 6, 0 pets
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Swinsty, Martindale

Swinsty holiday cottage near UllswaterDating back to the 17th century, Swinsty is a colourful, modern holiday cottage that's perfect for a group. A babbling beck, rolling fields, breathtaking views and characterful features are just some of the qualities that make Swinsty an ideal holiday home. Ullswater - often touted as the Lake District's most beautiful lake - is just a mile away and here you can explore the water by steamer or row boat, take a walk up to Aira Force waterfall, or head onto popular fells such as Helvellyn. If that's not to your taste, why not just enjoy the walled garden at Swinsty with a glass of wine or a warm cuppa?

Sleeps 9, 0 pets
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Birkbank, Loweswater

Birkbank Cottage near LoweswaterImagine a big family getaway where you can enjoy some true quality time together with no distractions from phones or other electronics! Well, BIrkbank will give you just that. This large property sleeps 12 people and doesn't have WiFi, so you can make the most of the socialising spaces (including a games room), lovely views, and large garden together. Close to the pretty market towns of Cockermouth, you can tour Jennings Brewery, William Wordsworth's childhood home, and lots of antique shops. A little further afield in Keswick are outdoor adventure providers, the Theatre by the Lake, and Derwentwater.

Sleeps 12, 2 pets
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It's good to take an opportunity to switch off and wind down, and one of our holiday cottages without WiFi can help you on your way to that. There's plenty to be done in the Lake District and you'll be amazed at how quickly and happily the time passes! For all of our cottages, take a look at our cottage search or feel free to give us a call on 017687 80571 so that we can help you find your perfect holiday home!