Romantic Lake District Holiday Cottages

Romantic Lake District Cottages for Two

Our 12 best romantic Lake District cottages for 2 have been selected with love from more than 2,000 properties. There’s over 400 more Lake District cottages for two to browse at the foot of the page, but first check out these beautiful and unique romantic little gems.

All of our hand picked romantic Lake District cottages offer short breaks as well as week long holidays.

Grasmere | Beck Steps 1 | sleeps 2 | no pets

image of a small sitting room at with woodburner and rug, with a vase of flowers in the window, in a holiday cottage in the Lake District

A delightful character cottage for two with a boutique hotel style interior situated in the heart of Grasmere village. Downstairs there’s Lakeland stone flagged floors, cosy woodburner and shaker style kitchen, upstairs is pure luxury with a king sized bed, claw-footed freestanding tub and oversized shower. With underfloor heating, patio and garden furniture and parking. A perfect romantic bolthole in walking distance of pretty much everything.

£503 to £1,028 pw. More Details & Booking

Ullock nr Cockermouth | The Railway Carriage | sleeps 2 | no pets

Sweep your loved one off their feet in this utterly romantic renovated 1950’s Pullman railway carriage. Step back in time with authentic interiors and antique touches, with contemporary facilities. Located in a picturesque riverside location on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, between Cockermouth and Ennerdale, it’s a great base from which to explore the western Lake District and coast. Excellent pubs and restaurants nearby.

From £935 pw. More Details & Booking

Coniston Water | Mole’s Cottage | Sleeps 2 | no pets

Mole’s Cottage is a luxury haven situated on the eastern side of Coniston Water. A perfectly luxurious “Gold” award cottage made just for 2, it boasts simply outstanding lake and mountain views. Recently refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, this spacious retreat offers guests a warm, welcoming, romantic sanctuary, perfect for any Lake District adventure. Enjoying the best of both worlds, the cottage is ideally positioned to take advantage of the beauty and tranquility of the Lakes with the plentiful amenities of Coniston village just a mile away.   £502 – £920 per week. More Details & Booking

Keswick | Old Town Cottage | sleeps 2 | no pets

This charming little cottage made the final 12 best cottages for two selection for its superb location and stylish interiors. Set on a quiet road around the corner from the Alhambra cinema, it is just off the town centre and a short stroll to the lake and Theatre. Traditional slate and oak floors, exposed beams and oodles of character are complimented by high quality contemporary furnishings. King size bed and cute little courtyard garden.

£389 to £875 pw. More Details & Booking

Keswick | Butterfly Cottage | sleeps 2 | up to 1 dog

Tucked down a quiet street in the heart of Keswick, Butterfly Cottage is a bijoux retreat that’s ideal for a romantic break! The wood burner makes for a cosy night
in, the king-size bed is perfect for long lazy lie-ins, and the patio garden, catching the afternoon sun, is ideal for a drink in the afternoon.

£440 – £740 pw. More Details & Booking

Lingholm Estate, Keswick | The Boathouse | sleeps 2 | no pets

“You feel as though you own the whole lake”. With an absolutely stunning location on Derwentwater lake, the glass fronted Boathouse has possibly the most amazing views in the Lake District. Designer luxury furnishings include a free standing roll top bath with views across the lake, waterfall shower, king size luxury bed, stylish contemporary kitchen and designer sofa and chairs with panoramic views. A balcony on the lake tops it off!

£2,275 to £3,101 pw. More Details & Booking

Eskdale | Whillan Beck | sleeps 2 | no pets

A gorgeous little cottage with spectacular fell views beside a tumbling beck and an impossibly romantic 17th Century packhorse bridge in tranquil Eskdale. No log fire but cosy, charming and beautifully furnished and equipped. With oak beams, exposed stonework, shared paddock, garden furniture, barbecue and riverside picnic spot. Two excellent Lakeland Inns are just a short stroll and always, all around you, are the glorious western Lake District fells.

£595 to £895 pw. More Details & Booking

Bowness-on-Windermere | The Boat House | sleeps 2 | no pets

Ultra modern contemporary living with sensational views across Windermere lake, complete with private Hot Tub and two person kayak. This beautiful apartment in “Millionaire’s mile”, just outside Bowness-on-Windermere, has an unusual open plan layout that whispers intimacy and romance. Patio doors open out onto a balcony over the lake. King size bed, Norwegian stress-less chairs, eco underfloor heating and luxury walk in shower.

£584 to £1,149 pw. More Details & Booking

Near Windermere | Bramblewick | sleeps 2 | pet friendly

An utterly romantic Lake District cottage for two, tucked away in 3 acres of landscaped gardens some 5 miles from Windermere lake. With the roll top bath in the gorgeous bedroom, en-suite with monsoon shower, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, cosy woodburner, private terrace with available BBQ and sophisticated integral sound systems, love is definitely all around. Luxury, comfort and tranquillity. From August the luxurious pool, leisure facilities and Spa treatments reopen.

£1,212 to £1,400 pw. More Details & Booking

Ambleside | Tom Heights | sleeps 2 | no pets

A quirky apartment for two, beautifully and artistically decorated, in a prime location next to Zeffirellis cinema in the heart of Ambleside. Rave reviews mention the location over and again, the joy of people watching from the sweet table in the window and nipping out for great coffee across the road. Persian rugs on stripped wooden floorboards, underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom and parking. Easy living leaving plenty of time for romance!

£332 to £620 pw. More Details & Booking

Brampton | High Rigg Cottages & Shepherd's Huts | Sleep 2 to 4 | No Pets

A choice of two extremely beautiful cottages and three luxury en-suite shepherd’s huts, all with their own private hot tubs. Styled by a talented interior designer and located with privacy in mind. The shepherd’s huts are some of the most luxurious we’ve ever seen with gorgeous interiors and with hot tubs on covered decks. Bathe in bubbles under the stars in this dark skies site. Impossibly romantic and secluded luxury, you really won’t want to leave.

£587 to £1,203 pw. More Details & Booking

Armathwaite | Drybeck Farm | sleeps 2 | some pet friendly

Our Editor voted to include the glamping cabins and yurt at Drybeck Farm in our final 12 best romantic Lake District cottages for two. She dropped into Drybeck Farm for an event and came back raving about the secluded location and how much love has gone into every last detail. Set beside the river Eden with swimming, woodburners, campfires and Hot Tubs beside the river and within the trees. We’re reliably informed it’s Heaven on Earth.

£410 to £615 pw. More Details & Booking

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