Accommodation in the Lake District

There's a wealth of accommodation in the Lake District to choose from to suit every budget and preference from camping and glamping through to boutique luxury hotel and spas and everything in between. Below are some places you can stay in the South Lakes area when coming to do activities or courses with Path to Adventure.

B & B's, Lake District

B & B's - Coniston

B & B's - Ambleside

Cottages, Lake District

Cottages - Broughton in Furness

Thornthwaite Farm Cottages

Thornthwaite is a traditional Lakeland family run farm, set amidst the beautiful scenery of the Woodland Valley, known as one of the “Three Jewels of Lakeland” immortalised by Wordsworth, located in the Southern Fells of the Lake District in Cumbria. 

We have five self-catering holiday cottages sleeping between 2 and 6 people, they include our 4 Star Gold Award barn conversion with stunning views of the Lake District fells, and our hand crafted 4 Star Gold Award Log Cabin, with views across the valley and ancient woodland. (Extract from website)

Location: Woodland, near Broughton-in-Furness - LA20 6DF

Bank End Lodge

Situated close to the Lake District National Park, Bank End Lodge is a super base for exploring the South and West Lakes areas, being away from the hustle and bustle of the central Lakes but easily accessible, Lake Winderemere being a 25 minute drive away. 4 Star Gold award. (Extract from website)


Sleeps 10, 5 Bedrooms, pet friendly and a Hot Tub.

Location: Close to Grizebeck and Broughton-in -Furness

Sykehouse Cottage

A beautifully renovated 17th century cottage in the lively South Lake District town of Broughton in Furness.  Set in the National Park, the cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms and is an ideal base for exploring the Coniston and Duddon Valley area of the Lake District. (Extract from website)

Location: Broughton-in-Furness

Cottages- Coniston

Coniston Cottages

Eleven great-value cottages in and around Coniston, right at the heart of England’s beautiful Lake District. The properties range from cosy hideaways for two up to larger cottages sleeping twelve which are ideal for families or friends. Some are dog friendly. (Extract from website)


Location - near Coniston

Coniston Lodges

These two stunning self catering Cottage Style apartments are situated on a quiet side road, in Coniston at the heart of the Lake District, Cumbria. Step out of our door onto the road leading straight up to the Old Man of Coniston and its adjacent Mountains and Tarns. (Extract from website)

Both have two en- suite bedrooms, off road parking and a garden.


Location - Coniston

Coal Cottages

3 Cottages, situated high up on Lowick Common near Coniston they offer the most stunning, uninterrupted views overlooking the Lakeland mountains and surrounding Lake District National Park countryside. It is a magical place set within in 25 acres of our own pasture land, with visitors commenting it's the most serene, rejuvenating and uplifting place to stay. (Extract from website)

Sleeps 6, 5 & 2

Location - Lowick Common, 4 miles from Ulverston. Close to Coniston

Cottages - Windermere 

Stickle Tarn Lodge

Stickle Tarn Lodge pet-friendly pine cabin occupies a peaceful, woodland setting within the White Cross Bay holiday park and marina beside Lake Windermere, just to the north of Windermere town. It is fully equipped to provide a wonderful self-catering holiday for up to six people and is in an ideal location for enjoying all that Windermere and the Lake District have to offer! (Extract from website)


Location - White Cross Bay Park, Windermere. LA23 1LF

Cottages - Staveley

Avondale Bungalow

Avondale bungalow is situated in the beautiful village of Staveley which sits nestled amongst the hills on the river Kent and is just 7 minutes walk from Staveley station. With transport links nearby, Avondale is an ideal base to explore the Lake District National Park. Staveley itself is a bustling village with a selection of local and unusual shops - Artisan bakeries and cafe, Health and Holistic shops, a large bike shop and a good local pub.

Cottages - Rusland (Between Coniston & Windermere)

Lands End Cottage

Set in the peaceful Rusland Valley, between Windermere and Coniston, Lands End Cottage is a two bedroomed, two bathroomed cottage that is finished to a very high standard and offers great quality in a stunning location. Neighbouring Grizedale Forest, with Hawkshead and Coniston within easy reach and a myriad of local walks to choose from it is an ideal base to explore the lakes. Dogs are welcome as long as they can cope with our very free range hens and sheep in neighbouring fields.


Location - Rusland Valley, Grizedale

Cottages throughout the Lake District 

Lakeland Hideaways:
The Lakeland Cottage company:
Outdoor Cumbria:
Lakes Cottages:

A stunning collection of Cottages in and around Hawkshead.

A fine collection of Cumbrian Cottages in Cartmel, Ambleside, Ullswater, Wiindermere & Coniston

A  collection of Self Catering Cottages & Hotels in Cumbria plus info on Lake District activities.

Lakes Cottages is a company firmly rooted in the Lakes. With over 25 years experience holiday letting in the area and extensive local knowledge, Lakes Cottage Holidays will find a great holiday cottage in the Lake District for you.

Glamping, Lake District

Shepards Hut - Glamping

Hand crafted cosy huts which contain a double bed, wood burner and water. Situated close to the town of Broughton in Furness near the Duddon Valley. There is a kitchen and toliet facilities nearby.

 There are 2 huts - each sleeps 2. Click here for more details:

To book contact Jen: 


Tel:  01229 716023

YHA's & Bunkhouses, Lake District

YHA's & Bunkhouses Grassmere

Thorney How guest accommodation and Bunkhouse

Rated as a 4 star Hostel in Grasmere, the heart of the Lake District. Offering en-suite B&B including double, twin or family rooms, plus Bunkhouse style accommodation. Private parking, secure cycle store, drying room, licensed bar, free wifi, mountain bike hire, electric car charging points, film nights, outdoor seating and spacious and peaceful grounds — everything you need for a comfortable stay perfect for Group Accommodation. Please note Stag and Hen groups are not accepted. 


Location: Grassmere - LA22 9QW     


Hotels, Lake District

Swan Hotel and Spa

A luxuary hotel and Spa situated in Newby Bridge next to the river Leven on the edge of Lake Windermere.


Location: Newby Bridge - LA12 8NB

Camping, Lake District

Hoathwaite National Trust Campsite

Located close to the shores of Coniston Water. Spaces for tents, campervans and motorhomes. Yurts and tipis also available.


Click here to see the campsite details and other National Trust accommodation in the Lake District.

Location: near Coniston

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