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1212 Log Cabins in North of England

Whether it's climbing in the Lake District or a quiet ramble in the Yorkshire Dales the North of England boasts some fabulous countryside and coasts, as well as historically fascinating places like York, Durham and Harrogate, and of course Hadrian's Wall. Stunning castles and great pubs too.

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Willow Lodge 6

Otterburn, Northumberland, North of England

Willow Lodge From £750 Availability

Willow Lodge is a superb all-ground-floor abode sitting in the village of Otterburn in Northumberland. There are three double bedrooms in the property, one with an en-suite shower room, sleeping a total of six guests. The property is also home to a bathroom and an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire. Externally the property boasts a decking with a hot tub and seating, alongside off-road parking for two cars. Willow Lodge is a beautiful base for a holiday with friends and family.

Willow Lodge 4

Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire, North of England

Willow Lodge From £507 Availability

Willow Lodge is a delightful ground-floor lodge located in Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire. It has two bedrooms; one double with en-suite cloakroom and one twin, together sleeping up to four guests. The property is complete with a family shower room and an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with an electric fire. Outside there is a decking area and lawned garden with outdoor furniture, as well as off-road parking for one car. Willow Lodge is the ultimate choice for a relaxing holiday break near the coast of the North York Moors.

WILLOW LODGE, pet friendly, with hot tub in Otterburn 6

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, North of England

WILLOW LODGE, pet friendly, with hot tub in Otterburn From £1316 Availability

This all-ground-floor cottage rests in Northumberland and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Willow Lodge is a superb all-ground-floor abode sitting in the village of Otterburn in Northumberland. There are three double bedrooms in the property, one with an en-suite shower room, sleeping a total of six guests. The property is also home to a bathroom and an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire. Externally the property boasts a decking with a hot tub and seating, alongside off-road parking for two cars. Willow Lodge is a beautiful base for a holiday with friends and family.

Amenities: Electric central heating. Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Smart TV with Freeview and Netflix, and WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair and travel cot available. Off-road parking for two cars. Private decking with hot tub and seating. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles. Note: Barbecues and fireworks are not permitted on-site. Note: There are 3 steps up to the decking. Note: The property is set within 500-acres of woodland grounds shared with other guests. Note: There is an unfenced lake in the grounds

Region: Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian’s Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.

Town: Otterburn is a delightful village rich in history and wonderful walking routes. Sitting on the outskirts of the Northumberland National Park and in close reach of the River Rede, there are so many outdoor wonders to be discovered here. There are both a local shop and a pub within the village, or visitors can venture further afield to discover the amenities and attractions of historic Alnwick, the bustling Newcastle-upon-Tyne or seaside excitement of Amble.

Located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this lodge is in a rural area and on a river. Wallington Hall and Chipchase Castle are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Northumberland National Park and Kielder Water and Forest Park. Fishing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking, cycling, and rock climbing nearby.

Windermere Gothic Mansion 36

Cumbria, North of England

Windermere Gothic Mansion From £11610 Availability

A magical secret, just waiting to be discovered, this stunning, Victorian Gothic mansion, is the perfect place for big celebrations to remember. Set within its own private grounds, within the Fallbarrow Holiday Park, this leafy getaway provides the perfect base for exploring the beguiling beauty of Lake Windermere, set on the beautiful water’s edge.

Charm and character are prevalent in every corner of this majestic property, with its Grade II-listing ensuring the careful preservation and considered restoration of the hall. Old blends with new, to create an enchanting sequence of bedrooms, living spaces and entertaining rooms, catering to groups of 36 people with ease. Charming staircases and grand hallways lead you between the jazzy cocktail bar, relaxed TV lounge, sophisticated library, cinema room and games room in the basement. There are so many nooks and crannies to explore, even including a chill-out room just for the children!

There is no need to find any dispute between the bedrooms, with eighteen gorgeous rooms, including two self-contained apartments. These sumptuous, beautifully presented bedrooms with William Morris wallpaper, crystal chandeliers and luxurious king-size beds are perhaps one of the highlights of a stay at the hall. The designer has taken inspiration from Lakeland poets, as well the elegant shaker style to combine romance, charm, and elegance into every corner of each room. The master suite is perhaps in another league, with its four-poster bed, separate seating area and roll-top bath.

Of course, in a location like this, with all the natural beauty of Lake Windermere on your doorstep, the outside space must be as captivating as the interior. The large private garden offers beautiful views across the lake. The holiday park also boasts a fine dining restaurant and cocktail bar.

With the Lake Distract stretching out around you, there are endless sights to see and places to visit. From outstanding golf courses to the world of Beatrix Potter, there is a magic to the Lakes that must be experienced. Whether you want to explore pretty towns and villages, spend the days hiking or head on a gastronomy trail to visit some of the country’s top restaurants; there is something for everyone.

Perched on the edge of the beguiling Lake Windermere shores, only a hop, skip and jump from Windermere, Bowness Bay and Ambleside, Windermere Gothic Mansion offers you an escape in one of the most sought-after parts of the Lake District.

Only a ten-minute walk away, you will find yourself immersed in the quaint cafes, traditional pubs, outstanding restaurants, shops and supermarkets of Bowness-on-Windermere. With an information centre, this is the perfect place to start your Lake District adventures. Windermere village can be reached within a longer thirty-minute walk, and the bustling town of Ambleside is only a fifteen-minute drive away, or you can arrange a lake cruise, travelling across the water and taking in the fabulous views along the way!

Windermere is England’s largest lake, measuring 10.5 miles long and 219 feet at its deepest point. Its size and majestic beauty, unsurprisingly, make it one of the most renowned and popular areas to visit in the Lake District. For outdoor adventures, the hiking, cycling and water sports on offer are fantastic, as well as crazy golf, climbing, hot air ballooning and orienteering to fill up your holiday schedule! Any opportunity to leave the car behind and lost yourself in the fresh air and nature, is highly recommended.

Perhaps one of the closest attractions, is the delightful World of Beatrix Potter, where the fabulous animals of Beatrix Potter's tales are brought to life in three dimensions. Also on the list, must be the Lakes Aquarium, with the UK’s largest collection of freshwater fish and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, where you can enjoy a 3.5-mile steam locomotive trip into the Leven Valley.

As well as being home to England’s largest lake, The Lake District is also England’s largest National Park, with more than 3100km of rights of way, you can walk, cycle and ride your way around this stunning part of the country, revelling in some of the world’s best scenery.

Carlisle, Leeds and Newcastle airports are all within around a 2-hour drive, and there are train stations dotted throughout the National Park, so accessing the house on public transport is certainly possible. The average journey time from London and the south-east is about five hours, while it’s about one and a half hours from Manchester and two hours from York.

Windermere Lodge 6

Bowness-on-windermere, Cumbria, North of England

Windermere Lodge From £716 Availability

Detached stylish lodge at Fallbarrow Park, Windermere, sleeps four in two bedrooms and two bathrooms. No pets. Onsite facilities.

WINDERMERE LODGE, family friendly in Bowness-On-Windermere 6

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, North of England

WINDERMERE LODGE, family friendly in Bowness-On-Windermere From £2247 Availability

Detached stylish lodge at Fallbarrow Park, Windermere, sleeps four in two bedrooms and two bathrooms. No pets. Onsite facilities.

Town: The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

Located in Windermere, this lodge is on a lake. Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House and Hill Top are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Holehird Gardens and Treetop Trek. Raw War Paintball and Go Ape Grizedale are also worth visiting.

Windermere Retreat 10

Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, North of England

Windermere Retreat From £5426 Availability

With oodles of charm, artistic flair, elegance and grandeur, the sensational Windermere House offers ten guests superb, generous accommodation, fabulous views and an astounding garden. This is a very special property that has been beautifully finished with impressive attention to detail. Windermere House enjoys a prestigious location on the periphery of Bowness on Windermere with breathtaking views across the fabulous Lake Windermere.

Bowness on Windermere is a popular, bustling town with charming architecture, a wide variety of shops selling crafts, gifts, outdoor clothing, local produce and foods as well as an excellent array of characterful restaurants, bars and cafes. The Lake District offers numerous outdoor adventures including sailing, cycling, climbing, horse riding, hill walking and kayaking amongst the most spectacular of landscapes. Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England, is probably the most popular of the lakes with the pier at Bowness offering excellent boat trips to explore the lake.

As soon as you drive through the gates of Windermere House, you will quickly realise that this magnificent property and its grounds are going to give you the holiday of your dreams. This Edwardian house radiates grandeur and splendour with its fabulous features including panelling, feature fireplaces, gorgeous windows and its sumptuous furnishings. The living and dining rooms offer a slightly regal feel and the open plan kitchen, dining and family room is a contemporary wonder with a fabulous designer kitchen, modern furnishings and a fantastic apex window. Windermere House’s original features have been brilliantly blended with stunning contemporary flair, resulting in luxurious, modern living. The formal lounge is a light flooded space with imaginative, beautiful fabric inlaid panelling, a huge window, a feature fireplace with a remote start gas fire and sumptuous leather sofas. It excudes elegance and style and is the perfect place for evening drinks in front of the fire. Double doors open to the fantastic formal dining room with its beautiful original oak panelling and traditional dining table and chairs. It boasts gorgeous garden views. The wooden floor and delightful mossy green tones continue from the living room. Guests can enjoy a movie night in the contemporary cinema room with its huge television and comfy sofas. To enjoy the film at its best, you can close the electric curtains and create a brilliant movie experience. The main kitchen, dining and family room is a wonderful surprise with striking turquoise colour pops, a very high ceiling and the most sensational views though the wow factor windows. With the very best appliances including a wine fridge, you will enjoy some brilliant meals in this informal space. Alternatively, you can dine alfresco on the terrace. The kitchen enjoys a large central island, a range cooker, a Miele fridge freezer, two dishwashers and a built in bar. Just off the kitchen is a cosy snug with another television and a remote controlled, contemporary gas fire. You really are spoilt for choice here when it comes to relaxation spaces!

A smart staircase takes you to the bedrooms which are on the first and second floors. The Wordsworth Suite offers a spacious bedroom with an exquisite super kingsize bed, lake views and an ensuite bathroom with two cross water, wet room rose showers as well as a fabulous freestanding bath and walk-in wardrobe. This bathroom does also double as the main family bathroom as it has a separate entrance from the main landing. The Wainwright Suite is another wonder with incredible views of Windermere Lake. It boasts a comfy kingsize bed, a smart television, voice activated soft lighting and blinds and a fabulous ensuite wet room with a giant drench shower head and body jets. The fittings here are state-of-the-art and beautiful with it. The sink even enjoys an LED tap! Ruskin is a double bedroom with a comfy double bed, a smart television and voice activated soft lighting and blinds. Coniston is a huge room with a gorgeous bay window where you can enjoy excellent lake views. On the second floor, Windermere Suite is a fabulous, self contained suite ideal for a couple that might appreciate a little private time. It enjoys a balcony for that spectacular panorama, a kitchen area with a hob, a hide and slide oven and a fridge with an icebox, a small dining table, comfy seating and a double bed which can be hidden away. The suite has its own entrance separate to the main house which is accessed via an external spiral staircase or it can be accessed internally via the main house.

Windermere House stands in a beautiful 2.5 acre, completely enclosed, mature garden. It is such a treat with its large pond, its tree house for the young ones, its patio with a gas fire pit for chilly evenings and wonderful atmosphere and its alfresco dining and lounge areas. The gardens are surrounded by mature trees and shrubs making this idyllic paradise totally private and very peaceful. The garden looks even more beautiful at night with its ambient lighting. Once you have closed the electric gates, that is it, you can relax and get away from the stresses of everyday life.

Bowness on Windermere is a bustling tourist town about halfway along the 10.5 mile length of Lake Windermere. It is located between Waterhead on the northern end of the lake and Lakeside on the south. Bowness on Windermere enjoys an excellent selection of shops including the flagship Lakeland store which is very popular. There is a wonderful array of cafes, bars and restaurants as well as a good selection of gift shops and outdoor clothing outlets. Lake Windermere is one of the most desirable parts of the Lake District with unrivalled hiking, mountain biking and watersports on offer, not to mention attractions including crazy golf, climbing, hot air ballooning and orienteering. There are plenty of boats for hire or organised boat trips for those that do not want to go it alone. Bowness on Windermere developed after the opening of the railway line from Oxenholme and Kendal to Windermere in 1847. Bowness was the nearest accessible point on the lake. The Victorian influence can be seen everywhere. One of the most interesting buildings in Bowness is the parish Church of Bowness, St Martin’s Church which was built in 1483 and restored in 1870. The area behind the church is the oldest part of Bowness, a delightful warren of narrow streets known as Lowside. The village was originally called Birthwaite but the railway company wanted to call the station after the lake. A short walk from Windermere takes you to Orrest Head, an outstanding viewpoint. It was the first summit in Lakeland visited by A Wainwright, author of the famous guidebooks.

Just north of Bowness on Windermere, you will discover the thriving town of Ambleside. It offers an excellent selection of shops, restaurants, cafes and a cinema. Close to Ambleside is the Waterhead Pier with rowing boats, motor boats and ferry and cruise services. There are many outdoor adventure activities available around Ambleside. A short walk from the centre takes you to Stock Gyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall. In spring, it looks absolutely stunning with a carpet of daffodils next to it. Once there were twelve watermills powered by Stock Gyll and other local becks. The National Trust’s 17th century Bridge House over Stock Gyll beck is one of the most photographed scenes in Lakeland. Another local National Trust wonder are the Stagshaw Gardens covering about 8 acres and brimming with fine collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, ericaceous trees and shrubs. The Armitt Museum offers a wonderful collection of books, manuscripts, watercolours, archaeological remains and an area dedicated to Beatrix Potter. A short ferry ride from Waterhead is Brockhole, the Lake District National Park Visitor Centre. It is a fantastic stop set in 30 acres of beautiful gardens with boat hire, bike hire, a tree top trek, laser clay shooting, archery and special family events.

Nearby attractions include the Lakes Aquarium with the UK's largest collection of freshwater fish, the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, where visitors can enjoy a 3.5-mile steam locomotive trip into the Leven Valley and the delightful World of Beatrix Potter, where the fabulous animals of Beatrix Potter's tales are brought to life in three dimensions! This is always a favourite with young children.

Windermere View Lodge 4

Windermere, Cumbria, North of England

Windermere View Lodge From £601 Availability

Lovely detached lodge at White Cross Bay, Windermere, sleeps four with hot tub. Partial lake views. No pets. Onsite facilities.

WINDERMERE VIEW LODGE, family friendly, with hot tub in Winderm 4

WINDERMERE, Cumbria, North of England

WINDERMERE VIEW LODGE, family friendly, with hot tub in Winderm From £1190 Availability

Lovely detached lodge at White Cross Bay, Windermere, sleeps four with hot tub. Partial lake views. No pets. Onsite facilities.

Amenities: Full gas central heating. Electric hob and oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer TV, DVD player, electric fire. Hot Tub - please note, use of hot tub is between 10am and 10pm only. Travel cot and highchair are provided. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels incl in rent, please bring your own beach/leisure towels. Parking for two cars. Please note that the charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this lodge, the nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Windermere.
Sorry no smoking and no pets. Complimentary WiFi is provided by the park and subject to fair usage guidelines, Quality and reliability of connection will vary based on the number of people using it, prevailing weather conditions and therefore may be limited or slower than you are used to, WiFi is for personal use only and is not intended for high data usage, gaming and/or use for business purposes, This is only suitable for page browsing and sending emails, Bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi, We are not held responsible or liable for the WiFi on the park. If you encounter any issues with the WiFi, please contact Limefitt Park reception. Note: For use of the onsite facilities, a complex pass is required, these can be purchased from reception.

Town: The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

Located in Windermere, this lodge is on a lake. Old Laundry Theatre and Armitt Museum and Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Townend and Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ambleside Climbing Wall or Parkside Road.

Windermere Wonders 12

Windermere, Cumbria, North of England

Windermere Wonders From £6199 Availability

Offering unbeatable views, Windermere Wonders really does live up to its name as a spectacular and luxuriously finished lodge with floor-to-ceiling windows, cinema room, sauna and gym, it’s the perfect place for a very special holiday for up to 12 guests.

Won by the owners in the Omaze competition, the Lodge has been beautifully designed, boasting state-of-the-art, modern interiors and luxurious furnishings.  On the ground floor, the open plan entertaining space offers panoramic views of Lake Windermere boasting wall to wall glass bi-folding doors where you can enjoy your evening meal at the twelve-seater dining table whilst watching the sunset.  A modern fitted kitchen leads through into a cosy open plan lounge area with wood burning fire, whilst a comfortable cinema room with Sonos sound system and NOW TV subscription offers the perfect place to cosy up with a film. Also on this level is a double bedroom with Super King size bed and en-suite with walk-in shower and WC.

Upstairs across two floors are four further double bedrooms (two with en-suite) a family bathroom and a Master Suite complete with walk-in wardrobe dressing area and Juliet balcony offering more opportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery.  

Charter a private yacht on Windermere or take a hot air balloon across the lakes then after the day’s excitement unwind in the Lodge’s sauna and steam room, accessed via the garden, or enjoy a workout in the gym on your very own Peloton bike.

An easy walk from Bowness-on-Windermere the Lodge is perfectly situated.  There are a number of local craft stores and shops selling local produce and gift options.   Then after a day enjoying the unbeatable beauty of the Lake District, head down to the Fizzy Tarte for a glass of champagne, or delight in the fine dining options at one of seven of Cumbria’s Michelin-starred restaurants, such as L’Enclume in the nearby village of Cartmel.

Known as the adventure capital of the UK, the Lake District has activities to keep everyone busy, including sailing, horse-riding, kayaking and hill walking.  No trip would be complete without taking in the stunning Lake Windermere, with endless options by air or water from a breath-taking experience in a Gyroplane to a relaxing ride on one of the many steamers available at the pier at Bowness-on-Windermere.
Why not combine fine dining with boating by going aboard a Sail’n’Dine experience where you can drop anchor in a secluded bay and enjoy a beautifully prepared meal with a glass of wine.

Hire a local bike and enjoy some of the western shore cycling routes of Windermere and Grizedale Forest which are particularly good for family-friendly routes.  Not to be missed is a visit to the famous adventure playground of Brockhole on Windermere set within stunning historic gardens offering woodland aerial obstacle courses and watersports.

For those looking for a little culture, why not take a visit to the Bronte Parsonage Museum, or take a tailor-made tour that will drive you through the significant Cumbrian sights of Britain’s famous authors.

The scenery itself is enough to keep anyone entertained.  Set off from Windermere to the top of Orrest Head, a local beauty spot that offers the breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, a rewarding treat for a family friendly twenty-minute climb.

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