Skelwith Fold Cottages

With breath-taking scenery and cosy cottages, Skelwith Fold is a must-see on many people’s Lake District agenda. But it should also be considered as a superb place to stay in too! With our self-catering cottages, you can have the freedom to roam and explore at your own pace.

Well-positioned between Lake Windermere in the east and the rising peaks to the west, Skelwith Fold is perfectly located for those wanting to make the most of their holiday in the Lakes. Tranquil waters on Windermere play host to a great variety of watercraft, from rented yachts to busy cruisers ferrying people around, giving you the option to sun yourself in the middle of the lake, or visit the most popular destinations and settlements around it.

To the south is the Grizedale Forest Park, complete with nature trails and captivating wildlife. In this green heart of the Lake District, you can test yourself on challenging cycle routes or take time to enjoy the scenery by trekking through the forest and finding many of the 90-odd sculptures along the way. But that’s not all! Those seeking further excitement will no doubt enjoy the Go Ape adventure park and its activities suitable for all ages. The diversity of flora and fauna here will leave you amazed.

Over in the west, you can climb the peaks and summits of the Lake District for breath-taking panoramas and magnificent scenery on the way. On clear days at the highest points, you might even see the Isle of Man out in the Irish Sea. As England’s tallest peak, you may find climbing Scafell Pike a bit of a challenge, but well worth it in the end. With plenty of other summits to conquer, you might find yourself spoilt for choice!

So pick the heart of the Lake District, Skelwith Fold as the heart of your holiday this year with one of our high-quality, self-catering cottages - no doubt you’ll find yourself wanting to come back for more!

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