Family Friendly Cottages Lake District

We searched over 1,000 Family Friendly Cottages in the Lake District to select our top 10 that give you everything you need for the ultimate Lake District family holiday.
All of our top 10 provide cots and high chairs and most have enclosed gardens and indoor and outdoor play facilities. Location is important too and there’s loads for children to do, with family friendly attractions nearby and masses of space to roam and play. Mum & Dad are catered for as well, with beautifully appointed accommodation in the most glorious settings in the Lake District.
There are another 1,000 Family Friendly Cottages in the Lake District to browse at the bottom of the page.
Prices correct as of January 2020 / prices do not include Christmas & New Year

Caldbeck | Monkhouse Hill Cottages | sleep 2 to 12 | some pet friendly

image of Monkhouse Hill family friendly holiday cottages in the Lake DistrictMonkhouse Hill’s 10 cottages are superb for families of all ages with masses of space, games room and play equipment. You can also pre-order free from an outstanding range of young family essentials, extras and toy boxes. Membership of a child friendly leisure club is also included. Set in 5 acres of private grounds, these 4* & 5* family friendly cottages in the Lake District come with log burning stoves and some with hot tubs or saunas.
£490 to £2,590 pw. More Details & Booking


Keswick | Croftside | sleeps 4 | no pets

image of Croft House family cottages in the lake districtThis charming family friendly cottage with magnificent fell views nestles in a peaceful setting just 1 mile from Keswick. Ideal for families it has an enclosed garden, stair gates, secure cycle storage, parking and WiFi. Enjoy fell walks from the door and three restaurants within walking distance. There are many child friendly attractions nearby including Puzzling Place, King Kong climbing wall, Go Ape, the Lakeland Wildlife Park and Mirehouse.
£455 to £810 per week. More Details & Booking


Windermere lake | Footprints Lodge | sleeps 6 | no pets

image of Footprints Lodge family Holiday Cottage at Windermere Lake in the Lake DistrictA slightly different take on a family holiday cottage, Footprints Lodge on Windermere’s popular White Cross Bay holiday park has its own private Hot Tub. There’s a host of on site family friendly amenities onsite, including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym, play area and multi-use games area. Easy access to walks, water sports and outdoor activities and a short drive to popular Bowness and Ambleside villages.
£669 to £1,474 pw. More Details & Booking


Eskdale | The Old Joiner’s Shop | sleeps 6 to 8 | up to 2 pets

image of one of sally's cottages lake district family friendly holiday cottagesThis spacious family friendly cottage in the Lake District, set in the tranquil Eskdale Valley, is ideal for a family holiday. With a large, enclosed garden, games room, outside playhouse, and local child-friendly activities, families of all shapes and sizes can enjoy themselves. Muncaster Castle, with regular events and hawk and owl flying displays, is nearby, and the La’al Ratty miniature steam engine is fun for all the family.
£625 to £1,270 pw More Details & Booking


Mungrisdale | The Garth | sleeps 8 | up to 1 dog

image of Lake District family friendly holiday cottages near MungrisdaleA wonderful family friendly barn conversion on a working farm with sheep, lambs, alpacas and donkeys. The children will be in heaven. There’s also a shared games room with pool table, table football and table tennis table for them, and you. A wonderful quiet location but only 7 miles from bustling Keswick. Ask your hosts about the natural waterslide and swimming hole at nearby Mosedale – a well kept local secret. Enclosed garden and secure bike store.
£719 – £1,835 pw. More Details & Booking


Coniston | Gate House | sleeps 8 | up to 2 pets

image of a family friendly cottage in the lake district at ConistonA magnificent & spacious Georgian property with artistic associations, Gate House was home to the famous lakes artist Alfred Heaton Cooper in the early 20th century, Gate House has superb views and a peaceful location. Plentiful living areas include a separate children’s sitting room with all the games, TV and music tech – and a woodburner. All 4 bedrooms have luxury ensuites, a treat for both parents and children. Real ale Inn serving good food is just 800 m.
£,298 to £2,648 pw More Details & Booking


Eskdale | Bridge End Farmhouse | sleeps 8 | no pets

image of The Farmhouse, Lake District family friendly Holiday Cottages at EskdaleA very special 5* grade II listed Elizabethan Farmhouse in an idyllic village location with a private, south facing, walled country garden. Children will love playing in the streams, riding the “La’al Ratty” steam train through glorious Eskdale and roaming the magnificent surrounding fells. Two superb Inns in strolling distance. Wood burning stove. Satellite TV with children’s channels and high speed WiFi.
£875 to £2,200 pw. More Details & Booking


Thornthwaite, Keswick | Ladstock Hall | sleeps 10 | no pets

image of a family friendly holiday cottage in Thronthwaite, the Lake DistrictThis magnificent Grade II listed luxury country property provides pretty much everything you need for a fantastic family holiday. Children will enjoy the games room and 50″ TV and, outside, fabulous gardens and childrens’ playhouse. Locally, there are a multitude of family attractions and Whinlatter Visitor Centre and Altura MTB trails are less than 10 minutes by car. Excellent child friendly Inns in Braithwaite are less than 1 mile.
£1,349 to £2,819 pw. More Details & Booking


Keswick | Brackenrigg House | sleeps 10 | no pets

image of an aerial view of Brackenrigg family friendly cottages in the Lake DistrictOne of 4 beautiful 4* luxury family friendly cottages in the Lake District, located just outside Keswick, with stunning views of the Helvellyn range and walking from the door. Children will love roaming the 7 acres of gardens, woodland and paddocks, perfect for building dens and ball games, with abundant wildlife including red squirrels. Outside is a summer house, BBQ & play castle, indoors there’s a great games room..
£1,500 to £2,100 pw. More Details & Booking


Windermere lake | Hammerhole | sleeps 10 | up to 2 dogs

image of a family holiday cottage in the Lake District beside Windermere lakeThis is the dream location family friendly cottage in the Lake District and, as such, you may need to book up to a year in advance for stays in peak season. But it’s worth it. Hammerhole nestles in a secluded bay within the 5000-acre Graythwaite Estate and comes with private jetty and mooring, shared use of estate grounds and nearby indoor heated swimming pool, table tennis room, children’s play area, fitness suite and 2.5-acre trout fishing lake.
£1,348 to £4,206 pw More Details & Booking


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