Central Lakes

The heart of the Lake District National Park and a real favourite with visitors. Explore many popular villages and lakes including Grasmere, Ambleside and the magnificent Langdale Valley. Comprising of many fantastic destinations ideal for walking, relaxing, visiting attractions, eating out and enjoying all the Lake District has to offer. We have lots of holiday cottages in the Central Lake District from cosy 2 bed escapes to luxurious lakeside estates.

Enjoy the Lakeland town of Ambleside, home to the start of many fantastic walks including the Fairfield Horseshoe, Wansfell and Loughrigg Fell. An ideal town for families, friends and couples alike. Enjoy a day by England’s largest lake, Windermere, down at Waterhead. A brilliant waterside front with pubs, shops and lake cruises all available to you.

Head west and discover the magnificent Langdale Valley dominated by the iconic Langdale Pikes. The valley is littered with quintessential Lake District villages including Elterwater and Chapel Stile alongside Little & Great Langdale. Lots of fantastic country pubs to try and a fantastic choice of holiday cottages in this stunningly beautiful area. Lots of high-level walking is to be had in Langdale with many routes up to Bowfell, Crinkle Crags and England’s largest mountain, Scafell Pike.

A little further north of Ambleside you can relax and unwind in the pristine village of Grasmere, along the northern banks of its namesake lake. Flanked on all sides by dramatic Lake District mountains, enjoying your very own Lake District holiday cottage here is a great way to experience a relaxing break away. Once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth who described the location as ‘The loveliest spot that man hath ever found’. Pay a visit to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, a delicious local treat where the recipe is a closely guarded secret since 1854.

Visit Windermere, the home of England’s largest lake, Lake Windermere. A stunning 11 mile stretch of open water where you can enjoy a variety of watersports, lake cruises or perhaps a bite to eat by the lake shores. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a wealth of attractions, places to eat and things to do along Bowness Bay right by the waters of Windermere. Enjoy a huge choice in holiday cottages in this very popular region of the Lake District.

Come and stay with good Life Lake District Cottages, we’ve got lots of choice so we’re sure there’s a self-catering holiday cottage that’s perfect for you in the list below.


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