The Lake District Guide

Welcome to your accommodation guide to the English Lake District!

Whether you want a 5 star luxury break, or the low-down on the best cottages, youth hostels or great hotels for the family, we have the information you need. See below for the great selection of accommodation we have listed for you - most of it recommended through personal experience and feedback through this website.

Choose the kind of place you'd like to stay

Luxury Hotels
The high end of the market.

Recommended Hotels
Some of the Lakes' best accommodation.

Country House Hotels
A special kind of hotel, with the feel of an English Country House.

Specifically Vegetarian
These are simply excellent hotels where everyone can enjoy themselves.

Love Is In The Air - hotels for a romantic break
The best places for a romantic getaway.

Pubs With Rooms and Inns
Comfort, tradition, great ales and fine foods. Great to relax after a day on the fells.

Bed and Breakfast
The tradition of the Great British Guest House is still alive and well in Cumbria. Of course, you can get bed and breakfast in many places, ranging from hotels through to pubs with rooms, but what we have here is a selection of the best guest houses - ones that offer comfort, high standards of cleanliness, excellent guest facilities and a warm welcome.

Self-catering & Cottages
Self-catering offers the best options for a relaxing break if you want a totally unrestricted schedule.

Family Friendly Accommodation
If you're travelling with children, you might like to know of a few places that offer more than just a warm welcome for the kids.

Youth Hostelling
The days of sharing the chores have long since gone. Youth Hostels are changing to suit our times, and they offer fabulous fun for singles and families, walkers and drivers alike.

Camping & Caravanning
You can enjoy superb views from some of the most beautifully situated camp sites in Europe.

Property Owners - to be included in our Accommodation Guide, please email