Lake District Cottages Close to a Pub

There's nothing like a good pub meal on a Sunday afternoon, or a pint or two after a long walk on the fells. If there's one just around the corner from your holiday cottage, then that's even better!

Take a look at a selection of some of our Lake District holiday cottages within a mile of the local pub. And you can see even more from our cottage search.

Lazy Bay Cottage, Windermere

Lazy Bay Cottage in WindermereNearest pub: The Crafty Baa, 250 yards
Sleeps 4, 0 pets

Lazy Bay Cottage is an exquisite self-catering cottage in the heart of the popular village of Windermere. There are a good few pubs to choose from here - or in nearby Bowness - but The Crafty Baa is one of the closest. This multi-award winning pub is a quirky spot for a drink or a meal, with a resident skeleton, an open fire, and all sorts of knick-knacks to take in while you're there.

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Sunnydene, Ambleside

Living room at Sunnydene in AmblesideNearest pub: The Golden Rule, 100 yards or The Unicorn, 170 yards
Sleeps 4, pet free

Thanks to its position close to the heart of Ambleside, Sunnydene has plenty of options for nearby pubs, all just a short walk away. The nearest is The Golden Rule, a Grade II listed pub tucked away off the main road. It serves up a great selection of real ales but, if you're looking for somewhere you can also enjoy a meal, The Unicorn is just a few more yards away.

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Saddleback, Troutbeck

Saddleback holiday cottage in Troutbeck, near UllswaterNearest pub: The Troutbeck Inn, across the yard
Sleeps 4, 2 dogs

You won't get any closer to the pub than at Saddleback! The cottage is run by the owners of The Troutbeck Inn, close to Ullswater, which is just across the courtyard from the cottage. You can enjoy a range of freshly prepared food at this dog-friendly pub before heading back to your home-from-home to admire the surrounding mountain views!

Padern Cottage, Branthwaite

Bedroom at Padern Cottage in BranthwaiteNearest pub: The Wild Duck, opposite
Sleeps 4, 2 dogs

Padern Cottage is a very pretty holiday home just on the edge of the Western Lake District, close to Loweswater. It's also handily right across the road from the village's popular pub, which serves great food in generous portions.

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Daweswood, Patterdale

Daweswood holiday cottage in PatterdaleNearest pub: The White Lion, 350 yards
Sleeps 10, pet free

Daweswood is a grand building surrounded by woodland and mountains. When you head down its impressive driveway and out for a meal, you'll find The White Lion, a traditional country pub with good beer, friendly staff and a crackling fire. It's just the ticket after a day out in the Lakes!

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8 Myrtle Villas, Keswick

8 Myrtle Villas in KeswickIt's no surprise that Keswick, one of the most popular and vibrant locations in the Lake District, has a plethora of good pubs to choose from! All are within easy walking distance of 8 Myrtle Villas and our other Keswick cottages and serve a range of food and local ales.

Nearest pub: The Back Bar, 50 yards
Sleeps 4, 2 dogs

Cubben House, Eskdale

'The Cubben Arms' at Cubben HouseNearest pub: Bower House Inn, 0.7 miles
Sleeps 6, pet free

Cubben House in Eskdale has its very own bar in the back garden! You can stock the so-called 'Cubben Arms' with your own drinks and enjoy a couple of games of darts one evening. If you fancy heading out, though, The Bower House Inn is set amongst amazing scenery, serves food, and has a lovely open fire.

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Meadowside Cottage, Bassenthwaite

Dining room at Meadowside Cottage in BassenthwaiteNearest pub: The Pheasant Inn, half a mile
Sleeps 4, 1 dog

Meadowside Cottage is a sweet spot with lovely mountain views just a short hop from Bassenthwaite Lake. Also just a brief walk away is The Pheasant Inn, which does a spectacular Sunday roast as well as seasonal meals throughout the week. It's dog friendly, too!

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Daw Bank, Chapel Stile

Bedroom at Daw Bank in Chapel Stile, LangdaleNearest pub: Wainwrights' Inn, 90 yards
Sleeps 6, 0 pets

Surrounded by spectacular views of Langdale, you'll no doubt want to get out and about on the fells while you're staying at Daw Bank! After a day of hiking, what could be better than heading to the pub for a tasty drink, a hearty meal, and a fire to warm your toes?

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Lily Hall, Ennerdale

Living room at Lily Hall in EnnerdaleNearest pub: The Shepherd's Arms and The Fox and Hounds Inn, half a mile
Sleeps 7/8, 2 dogs

Luxury is the name of the game at Lily Hall in Ennerdale Bridge! Even though this is a small, tranquil village, it has two fantastic pubs, each just half a mile from the cottage. Both offer good, home-cooked meals and a selection of beers and wine.

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Whether you prefer your pub traditional and quirky or modern and bright, the Lake District has an amazing selection of good pubs. We hope you find your perfect watering hole and your perfect holiday cottage for your stay!

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