Lake District Honeymoon and Minimoon Cottages

Where better for a romantic honeymoon or minimoon than the beautiful Lake District? With incredible scenery, starry skies, plenty of things to do for two, and award-winning restaurants, romance is truly in the air!

And what more could you want than to snuggle up for post-wedding bliss in a cosy self-catering holiday cottage for two? Here are our pick of our most romantic honeymoon and minimoon cottages in the Lake District!

Butterfly Cottage

Living room at Butterfly Cottage in KeswickLocation: Keswick
Pets: 1
Romantic features: king-size bed, wood burner

This bijoux cottage in the heart of Keswick is sweet as pie. Its small size is part of its charm and it still has everything you could need for your getaway, from a fully equipped kitchen to the pretty outside patio.

Fellside Barn

Fellside Barn in St John's in the ValeLocation: St John's in the Vale
Pets: 1
Romantic features: wood burner, stunning views, exposed beams

From the split-level garden to the exquisite open plan living area, Fellside Barn is the perfect romantic escape. Its location in lovely St John's in the Vale means it's the perfect spot for lots of long, meandering countryside walks, too.

Little Rose Cottage

Little Rose Cottage in Hallthwaites
Location: Hallthwaites
Pets: 0
Romantic features: wood burner, quiet village location, whitewashed cottage

This lovely little cottage has lots going for it! Sitting in a quiet village on the southern edge of the Lake District, you can really indulge during your stay. Spend your evenings in front of the cosy wood burner, or outside on the patio to watch tranquil village life go by.

Wainwrights Loft

Dining table at Wainwrights Loft in KeswickLocation: Keswick
Pets: 0
Romantic features: wood burner, mountain views, exposed beams, king-size bed

For couples who like to be in the heart of the action, look no further than Wainwrights Loft, situated in the heart of the popular town of Keswick. This wonderful first floor apartment offers you easy access to all the attractions of the town for an action-packed honeymoon.

Cruck Barn

Cruck Barn in PatterdaleLocation: Patterdale
Pets: 0
Romantic features: breathtaking views, remote location, character features

If you're after a romantic 'moon that's far away from the hustle and bustle of 21st century life, then Cruck Barn could be the spot. This conversion includes a host of period details and the surrounding landscape will blow you away!


Mountain views from Arcadia in KeswickLocation: Keswick
Pets: 0
Romantic features: mountain views, town centre location

Arcadia has curb appeal to match its lovely interior! Situated within an elegant period property with high ceilings and sash windows, it's just a 2-minute walk from Keswick town centre. Inside, you'll be able to make the most of the bright, spacious rooms.

Lady of the Lake

Jetty on Windermere at Lady of the LakeLocation: Windermere
Pets: 0
Romantic features: direct lake access, king-size bedroom, lake views

Lady of the Lake is well named! Sitting on Windermere, you can enjoy a romantic stroll through the woods down to the jetty. Pack a bottle of champagne and enjoy a sip together while you listen to the gently lapping water.


King-size bedroom at Athena in KeswickLocation: Keswick
Pets: 0
Romantic features: king-size bedroom, pretty courtyard, en suite shower room

Sit back and relax at Athena! This ground floor apartment has been exquisitely laid out to make the most of the space and light. From the large bay windows with wooden shutters to the indulgent en suite shower room, you couldn't ask for more!

Darling How Cottage

Darling How Cottage in the Lorton Vale
Location: Lorton
Pets: 2
Romantic features: mountain views, remote location, wood burner

Exposed walls, wooden beams, an incredible location... Darling How Cottage seems almost too good to be true! It really exists though, in the quiet Vale of Lorton, and is a cosy cottage that's an absolute delight to stay in!


Outside seating at Greenbarn in MatterdaleLocation: Matterdale
Pets: 0
Romantic features: extensive views, king-size bedroom

The idyllic rural surroundings of Greenbarn are enough to delight on their own. Add to that picture windows, comfortable accommodation and a raised patio, and romance is on the cards!

Lintel Dell

Dining room at Lintel Dell in WindermereLocation: Windermere
Pets: 0
Romantic features: en suite bathroom, courtyard garden

Set between the popular village of Windermere and the town of Bowness, Lintel Dell is an excellent choice if you're newlyweds that want to explore the stunning South Lakes. This sweet garden apartment is a welcoming base for all your adventures both in the mountains and by the water.

The Nook at Claremont House

Wine at the Nook at Claremont House in KeswickLocation: Keswick
Pets: 0
Romantic features: super-king bed, mountain views, patio with chiminea

Tuck yourselves away in the tiny self-contained studio apartment that is The Nook. You'll spend a cosy honeymoon together here, in its own private corner of Claremont House, with outside seating and easy access to Keswick town.

Yew Tree

Yew Tree holiday cottage in ButtermereLocation: Buttermere
Pets: 0
Romantic features: mountain views, rural location, king-size bedroom

Close to the pretty lake of Buttermere, Yew Tree offers open plan living with amazing views. There's also no WiFi, so it's the ideal place for spending some quality time with your new bride or groom!

Reflections (Lake Bank)

Bath at Reflections (Lake Bank) in ConistonLocation: Coniston
Pets: 2
Romantic features: wood burner, king-size bedroom, fancy bath, shared grounds

Reflections (Lake Bank) is a thoroughly modern apartment in the beautiful countryside surrounding Coniston. Set in private gardens (shared with one other apartment), you can even glimpse the lake from the patio!


The Lake District is truly one of the most romantic places in the country and we're sure you'll agree! We have even more honeymoon cottages for two, or read our other blogs for romantic inspiration: