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Beautiful Lakeland Cottages

We are a small family run cottage letting business in Central Lakeland. Our five traditional cottages are in Langdale, Grasmere, Ambleside and Coniston. They are all in prime locations with open fires and WiFi. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and service and we regularly receive accolades from satisfied customers many of whom are frequent visitors.

In common with all our cottages, some information on how to book, what’s included and other details are provided below.

Booking Procedure

To provisionally book a stay you can call 015394 41680, email cottagescumbria@gmail.com or complete an online booking form for your selected cottage. If you prefer you can download and print a PDF booking form which you can send to us.

If the cottage is available it will be provisionally reserved for you.

We will require a deposit which is one third of the total price of your stay. If it’s one month or less before the start of your stay we require full payment. Payment can be made by Bank transfer (BACS), cheque or PayPal.

On receipt of your booking form and deposit we will confirm your reservation by email or post.

If you’re sending a printed booking form and a cheque our address is High Hollin Bank, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AG.

If you’re paying by Bank transfer or PayPal we’ll be in touch with the necessary details.

What’s included

Unlimited WiFi Broadband is included in all of our cottages, as are all bedding/bed linen and tea towels. A cot and high chair can be arranged if required but we do not provide cot bedding. Coal is included as well as an initial supply of kindling and firelighters.

Bathroom towels

We do not normally provide bath and hand towels but can do so, if required, subject to an additional charge of £4 per person.

Gas and electricity

Gas and/or electricity are on charged at cost. We provide a form on which to record the meter readings and to help you calculate the cost of gas/electricity used during your stay. We ask for payment in settlement within one week of your departure.


There is a land line telephone for the convenience of our visitors in all our cottages. We ask that the estimated cost of any calls made during a stay be added to the payment for gas/electricity.


We allow dogs in all of our cottages subject to our usual conditions – guaranteed house clean, confined to the ground floor and not allowed on the furniture. We make a charge of £10 for a dog.

Directions and access

Directions and all necessary arrival information will be e-mailed or posted to you shortly before the start of your stay. There is a key safe outside the front door of all our cottages and the key safe combination will be included in the arrival information.


As in most holiday homes smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages.

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