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Station Lodge - Windermere - Building
Station Lodge
8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Rayrigg Villa Guesthouse - Windermere - Bedroom
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Priory Ghyll
8.8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Tree Tops View
8.7 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Mysty Holiday Let
8.5 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
The Governance Apartments
8.7 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Craig's Suites
9.2 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Secret Retreat
8.8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
The Stable Loft
7.3 Good
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Owl Barn
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Top tips for finding Windermere holiday rental deals

  • For the ideal summer holiday escape from the hustle and bustle of major cities, book Windermere holiday rentals on the shores of Lake Windermere and experience one of the most beautiful places in the whole of the UK. Some of the top sought-after properties include The Retreat, Troutbeck Bridge and Lakeview Cottage - Panoramic Views.
  • If you're planning on taking a cruise along the lake and want to book Windermere holiday rentals close to the departure point of the cruise, have a look at properties within walking distance of the Bowness Pier, the launching pad for lake trips. A few top choices include Partridge Holme and Bowness 66.
  • If you're a hiking fan travelling to the area, you're in luck. Windermere is home to some of the most exquisite viewpoints in the country. You'll want to book Windermere holiday homes a little further north, close to Troutbeck Bridge, like Priory Ghyll or Ginger & Pickles. These properties are a short trip away from Orrest Head, which is a lovely viewpoint offering a panorama of the surrounding hills.
  • The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction Shop is a popular themed attraction detailing the life of the beloved children's author, Beatrix Potter, who holidayed in the area and eventually bought a house on the lake's west shore. A few Windermere house rentals and holiday homes close to the shop are Quarry Heights, No 3 Victoria Apartment and Tethera.
  • If you're interested in arts and crafts, as well as 19th-century architecture, take time out of your day while in Windermere and head further south to Blackwell. There are several Windermere rentals in the area, including The Neon Rose, Yew - Woodland Cottages and The Whins. Blackwell is a 19th-century house filled with objects and furniture designed by famous designers.
  • Hot tub is the most popular holiday rental property amenity in Windermere
  • Holiday rentals in Windermere are around 118% cheaper than hotels on average. Search here to compare prices for all accommodation types in Windermere.
  • The best holiday rental properties in Windermere are Queen's Loft (9.7, 52 reviews), High Street Apartment (9.7, 49), and 2 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury apartment 1 minute from Lake pet friendly free parking (9.7, 41), based on ratings and reviews from real travellers.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap holiday rental in Windermere, you should consider visiting during the low season. The cheapest holiday homes in Windermere can be found in February and December.
  • The cheapest night for renting a holiday home in Windermere is Monday. In contrast, the most expensive is Tuesday.
  • Book your Windermere holiday rental more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price.
  • Holiday rentals are a popular choice for both long and short-term stays. KAYAK users usually book their holiday rental in Windermere for 2 days.
  • The cheapest Windermere holiday rental found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £47, while the most expensive was £179.

FAQs when booking a holiday home in Windermere

  • How much is a holiday rental for a week in Windermere?

    The average price for a weekly Windermere holiday rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is £689.

  • How much is a holiday rental for a month in Windermere?

    The average price for a monthly Windermere holiday rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is £2,952.

  • What types of holiday rentals are available in Windermere?

    There are loads of different property types that you can make your holiday home in Windermere. You’ll find apartments, barns, bungalows, cabins, campgrounds, caravans, castles, chalets, cottages, farm stays, houses, campsites, homestays, lodges, luxury tents and villas.

  • What are some of the most-loved holiday rentals available in Windermere?

    There are many types of properties available for Windermere holiday rentals. If you’re looking for something special, holiday rentals most loved by KAYAK users are Derwent Manor Apartments and Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut.

  • What are the most popular Windermere holiday rentals for a large group?

    If you’re a large group then you’ll need plenty of space. The highest rated holiday homes that can sleep 6 people or more by KAYAK users are Tiggywinkle Beck Lodge, Darcey's Apartment and Bracken Crag.

  • Are there any pet-friendly holiday rentals in Windermere?

    There are a number of dog and pet-friendly Windermere holiday rentals, with around 26% allowing you to bring your pet along with you.

  • How much is a holiday rental in Windermere?

    KAYAK users have found holiday rentals in Windermere for as cheap as £67 in the last 3 days. The average price is £98.

  • How much is a holiday rental in Windermere for tonight?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Windermere holiday rentals for tonight for as low as £60. Search here for similar prices

  • How can I find holiday rentals near me in Windermere?

    Take a look at our holiday rentals map to find the best holiday rental homes near you.

  • Which Windermere holiday rentals are best for families?

    There are very few Windermere rentals that aren't suited for families, but there are a few that are a little more popular. House rentals are best because the family can stay in one place rather than in separate rooms spread throughout a hotel. A few of the top choices located close to the water's edge are The Garden Flat, Bow Fell and Tree Tops.

  • Which properties are best suited for romantic couples?

    For those of you heading to Windermere on a romantic getaway and want as much private time as possible, consider booking into one of the adult-only boutique hotels close to the water or in the mountains. The Aphrodites Group boutique hotel is one of the most booked stays in the area, located in the mountains and within 2 km of attractions like Lake Windermere, Blackwell and the Bowness Pier.

  • What properties are suitable for a single, working professional?

    If you're heading to Windermere to get a break but still need to get some work done in your spare time, there are several options with working space. Consider hotels like Lakes Hotel & Spa and The Wordsworth Hotel, which have a spa and business centre.

  • Which properties offer the best views in Windermere?

    If you're looking for a beautiful getaway with views of the surrounding areas, have a look at lakeside properties or those in the mountains. A couple of the best options are Beech Hill Hotel & Spa and Summerhill Cottage Windermere The Lake District, which are both located on the southern end of the lake.

Where to stay in Windermere?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Windermere by showing you the exact location of each holiday rental.