Romantic Lake District Cottages for Two
Our 12 best romantic Lake District cottages for 2 have been selected with care from more than 2,000 properties. There are also 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 the award winning romantic cottages offer short breaks as well as week long holidays.
Prices correct in January 2020 / Price fields may not include Christmas & New Year
Kirkland, Penrith | Beck Cottage | sleeps 2 | no pets
An utterly gorgeous little Lake District cottage for two snuggled beside a stream in its own wildlife garden in the Eden Valley. Exposed stonework and beams, wooden floors and a beautiful wood burning stove are set off by oh-so-pretty traditional furnishings in a wonderfully tranquil location. This is the perfect romantic getaway cottage for wildlife lovers, walkers and cyclists. Logs for the woodburner are free on a ‘saw your own’ basis.
£375 to £450 pw. More Details & Booking
Coniston | No. 6 The Forge | sleeps 2 | pet friendly
Set back just a little from the hustle and bustle of this popular Lakeland village, yet only 200 yards from Coniston’s famous Inns, this cosy romantic Lake District cottage for two has been beautifully restored. With comfy leather sofas set before a roaring log burner for the cooler evenings and a secret garden for BBQs on sunnier days, there’s also a king sized oak sleigh bed and gorgeous modern ensuite.
£468 to £732 pw. 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
Lowick Green | Otley Beck | sleeps 2 | no pets
Otley Beck is a gorgeously characterful cottage set in the hills and meadows of Lowick. Designed in the style of a traditional farmhouse, the sculptured walls, slate floors, oak beams, and traditional AGA make for an ideal romantic hideaway. Enjoy the sun in the garden with a babbling brook alongside, or snuggle up in the cosy lounge complete with wood burner. After a relaxing day, retreat to the mezzanine king size bedroom with its hill views. Nearest pub under a mile.
£415 to £550 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
Grasmere | Beck Steps 1 | sleeps 2 | no pets
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
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
Alston | Bothy | sleeps 2 | pet friendly
One of three beautiful Lake District cottages set in peaceful surroundings with stunning views over the Nent Valley. The dark skies above the cottages display dazzling stars on clear nights and they can even be viewed from inside through the roof windows, what could be more romantic? Exposed stonework, gas fired “woodburner effect” stove, and the romantically pretty bedroom has a king-size bed and en-suite Jacuzzi bath.
£297 to £632 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
Keswick | Bridge Cottage | sleeps 3 | no pets
Another impossibly romantic location yet only 15 minutes stroll into the centre of Keswick, and numerous fell walks start from the door. Birds and red squirrels grace the little garden and you fall asleep to the sounds of the river Greta below. The artistic owner has finished this little romantic Lake District cottage for two beautifully. At the end of a perfect day curl up in front of the log burner and let the world drift away. Handy spare single room.
£399 to £899 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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