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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 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 Fido at home? See our best pet friendly group accommodation in these luxury Lake District cottages.

Loweswater | Rosewell House | sleeps 10 | up to 2 dogs

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 | The Presbytery | sleeps up to 16 | up to 1 dogs

A wonderful,traditional large Lake District cottage with spectacular lake views from many of its rooms. Built in the mid 1800’s it has been stylishly converted into a fabulous holiday home. Exceptionally spacious, it is perfect for large family groups and those wishing to explore the outdoors and includes a dedicated bike store. With stunning walks immediately from the door, open fires, 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Excellent pubs nearby.

£1684 – 2808 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 >>

Near Kendal | Lyth Valley Country House | sleeps 18 | up to 3 dogs

Lyth Valley Country House is the ultimate sanctuary for large groups of friends and family, with its 9 en suite bedrooms, amazing views of the Lake District fells, open fire, Hot Tub, sauna, large garden and patio. This impressive large Lake District cottage is the perfect place to relax. If you manage to tear yourself away from this lovely property Kendal, Windermere and the southern Lake District are on your doorstep and waiting to be explored.

£3,787 – £8,645 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Ullswater | The Waternook Estate | sleeps 20 | up to 4 dogs

Two spectacularly renovated 17th century houses together feature 10 ensuite bedrooms, Hot Tub, Spa, bar, private boating jetty, cinema, helicopter landing pad and stunning views on the shores of Ullswater. Take advantage of the extra private chef and butler services, sailing lessons or even helicopter tours. Two truly magnificent large Lake District cottages ideal for group accommodation.

£10,575 – 16,806 per week. More Details & Booking >>

Great Strickland | Strickland Manor | sleeps 16 | up to 4 dogs

A large cottage ideal for family gatherings or walking parties, Strickland Manor is luxuriously furnished with 8 spacious bedrooms, all ensuite, wood burner and games room with pool table. Located in Great Strickland village, on the edge of the eastern Lake District with Ullswater and Haweswater a short drive away and the rest of the Lake District within an easy day trip distance. A perfect base for groups of friends and family for fresh air holidays.

£1,885 – £3,775 per week. More Details & Booking >&gt

Windermere | Number 1, The Terrace | sleeps 14 | up to 2 dogs

This gorgeous large Lake District cottage has been stunningly refurbished in the style of a boutique hotel. Number One has 6 large bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen with a 4 oven Aga, comfortable lounge, large patio area with a BBQ and even a hot tub. Located in the picturesque bustling town of Windermere in the heart of the South Lakes, with tonnes of walks and activities right on the doorstep.

£1,437 – £5,097 per week. More Details & Booking >&gt

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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