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Group Accommodation in the Lake District

The best large Lake District cottages ideal for group accommodation. Browse through our top 11 handpicked large cottages with a further 100+ properties to search at the foot of the page.

You’ll find our handpicked large Lake District cottages that accept pets at the top of the page, and the pet free cottages for group accommodation in the Lake District further down.

Large Lake District cottages, dog friendly

With large groups coming together in large Lake District cottages there’s a fair chance at least one of you will be of the canine variety. How could you leave poor Puppy at home? See our best pet friendly group accommodation in these luxury large Lake District cottages.

Loweswater | Rosewell House | sleeps 10 | up to 3 dogs

an image of the kitchen of Rosewell House, a large cottage in loweswater

This luxury Georgian house offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. For a truly indulgent group holiday, you couldn’t find better thanks to its social living areas, extensive gardens, and multiple bathrooms (including a shower and bedroom on the ground floor). Loweswater lake is within walking distance, and Cockermouth and Keswick are short drives away.

£1,450 – £3,125 per week More Details & Booking >>

Coniston | Coppermines Mountain Cottages | sleeps up to 22 | pet friendly

The Coppermines Mountain Cottages offer the most unique and awe-inspiring setting for any Lake District holiday. Located within the historic Coppermines Valley, beneath a stunning panorama of mountain peaks and thundering waterfalls, the characterful cottages are accompanied by our restored heritage waterwheel – creating a dramatic and majestic silhouette against the rugged fells. 4 cottages can each be booked separately together, interconnecting to sleep 4-22 guests. Each cottage comes with its own exclusive mountain hot tub.

£663 – 5,643 per week.  More Details & Booking

Staveley nr Windermere | Ghyll Bank House | sleeps 18 | up to 2 dogs

These two gorgeous properties, the main house and a smaller cosy cottage, are ideal for today’s needs for group accommodation in the Lake District. Together they offer 8 spacious bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and beautiful gardens. The location is a walkers paradise, with terrific access to the surrounding fells and lakes. Situated only 1.5 miles from Staveley village, with an excellent selection of shops, cafes and inns. Less than 5 miles from Windermere.

£1,572 – £4,153 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Coniston | Tent Lodge | sleeps 12 | up to 2 dogs

A wonderful Georgian property ideal for family reunions and luxury group accommodation in the heart of the South Lake District. Set just above Coniston Water’s shore, just one mile from the village, and with outstanding views across the lake and across to the rugged flanks of The Old Man of Coniston. Famous visitors have included Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome and Lord Alfred Tennyson. There is direct lakeside access and guests’ boat launching can be arranged from one of the estate’s private jetties.

£3,192 – £6,014 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Keswick | Endymion House | sleeps 12 | up to 2 dogs

A rare Art Deco example of a 1930’s period property offering lovingly restored, stylish group accommodation in the Lake District. Reminiscent of Poirot and Agatha Christie, you’ll be whisked back to a more glamorous era but with all ‘mod cons’. Set in spacious, mature gardens with spectacular views and large wrap around terrace.  Just 5 minutes drive is popular Keswick, the North Lake’s premier visitor resort and centre of Lakeland’s outdoor activity scene. For pampering, the elegant Underscar Spa is 6 minutes drive and fine dining is available at Lyzzick Hall just a stone’s throw away.

£2,227 – £5,575 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Abbeytown | West Border Farm | sleeps 18 | up to 2 dogs

This is a big, fun property sleeping 18 people in eight bedrooms. Located under the huge skies of the Solway Plain, an AONB near the Cumbrian Coast, it’s also within easy reach of the North Lake District fells and lakes. Having the best time is key here with a games room with darts, air hockey and table football. The adjacent purpose built timber barn hosts a bar and luxury Hot Tub. Outside there is a small children’s adventure play area and a covered outdoor kitchen with large gas BBQ and pizza oven. Wow!

£2,009 – £4,977 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Eden Valley | Staffield Hall | sleeps 24 | up to 4 dogs | Hot Tub

A majestic manor house set in the rolling emerald landscape of the Eden Valley, with magnificent formal gardens and grounds. Staffield Hall offers a unique combination of space from each other and good times together. Sleeping 24 people in eight spacious luxury apartments, each of which has its own kitchen, dining and sitting area. You can then all gather, dine and socialise together in the baronial dining room, charming drawing room and communal kitchen on the ground floor. This is truly very special group accommodation on the edge of the Lake District. Reviews are outstanding.

£3,786 – £8,437 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Ullock nr Cockermouth | Ullock Mains | sleeps 14 | up to 2 dogs

The perfect large cottage for family get togethers with 7 large bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 wood burners, 2 kitchens, off road parking for 6 cars and wonderful views all round. Located on the fringes of the Lake District National Park, with beautiful walks straight from the doorstep. Cockermouth and Keswick are a just short drive away, both of which supply plenty of shops, restaurants, pubs and loads of activities for all the family.

£2,016 – £4,680 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Large Lake District cottages, no pets

Keswick | San Ging | sleeps 8 | no dogs

San Ging, translating to “Mountain View” is situated on the edge of Keswick, with stunning views over Keswick and Bassenthwaite Lake. Sleeping up to 8, San Ging is ideal for ‘bubbling up’ with friends or family, with spacious living areas allowing the benefits of being together yet with the opportunity of independent relaxation. Spa Membership included. Weekend and mid-week and breaks available, changeover days Fridays and Mondays.

£795 – £2,100 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Kendal | The Black Swan Manor | sleeps 16 | no dogs

Once one of Kendal’s most famous pubs, now stunningly refurbished, this quirky property comes with a hot tub, state of the art cinema room, 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a pool table and an excellent cave bar to keep everyone entertained for days in. Located in Kendal’s ancient centre with its copious shops, restaurants and pubs and just on the edge of the Lake District.

£3,373 – £10,304 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Keswick | Grange House | sleeps 20 | no dogs

This gorgeous spacious, large Lake District cottage is one of the finest houses in Keswick, with fantastic views from every room. Boasting 7 en suite large bedrooms there is room for up to 20 people, perfect for large families and groups of friends. Set in an elevated position on the edge of Keswick, with its many shops, restaurants and pubs and within walking distance of Derwentwater. Luxury group accommodation in the Lake District’s northern fells.

£3,535 – £5,555 per week. More Details & Booking >>

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