Where to stay near Lake District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,506 holiday rentals near Lake District. From 1,816 Houses to 1,433 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake District for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lake District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Scotland: 8,958 holiday rentals
  • Yorkshire: 6,351 holiday rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,445 holiday rentals
  • Windermere: 1,850 holiday rentals
  • Penrith: 2,703 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lake District with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Penrith: 2,703 holiday homes
  • Keswick: 1,802 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 2,369 holiday homes
  • Carlisle: 521 holiday homes
  • Kendal: 2,265 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Take in the lakeside beauty of Lake District

The lake, parks and mountains are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Lake District. This romantic and walkable city entices travellers with its hiking and sightseeing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities and attractions in Lake District

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Lake District a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brantwood (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lake District

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Lake District is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Easdale Tarn (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Harrison Stickle (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Helm Crag (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Pike of Stickle (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Alcock Tarn (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Skelwith Force (3.7 mi / 6 km)