The Lake District
- Family-run holiday letting business
- Ever-growing choice of properties
- Properties in Cumbria & Yorkshire
- Properties sleeping between 2 & 14
- Wonderful attractions & many fell walks
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Herdwick Cottages- Dog Friendly Holidays in The Lake District, Cumbria and Yorkshire Dales
As an independent family business, you’ll receive friendly service from locals who live in the Lakes. We know the area, and we’d be delighted to help you find your perfect holiday property.
Herdwick Cottages is a family-run holiday cottage letting business based in Kendal, Cumbria. We offer an ever-growing choice of holiday properties to rent as well as glamping units, lodges, static caravans, and campervan or motorhome hire across the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.
Lake District cottages are a great option for UK-based holidays, especially for couples, families and groups of friends. It offers spectacular scenery, wonderful attractions and many fell walks that offer majestic views! There are water sports, land sports, adrenaline activities, festivals and pretty much everything else to meet guests’ needs – plus a fantastic choice of award-winning restaurants, pubs and cafes!
Booking through Herdwick Cottages will give you the peace-of-mind that comes with using a reputable agent who always puts the customer first.
Here is just a small selection of our dog friendly properties....
The Elm Shepod - Smardale Mill (Sleeps 4)
Situated on a working farm, surrounded by superb views, The Elm Shepod is one of two Smardale Mill Shepods, the other named The Ash. The Shepod is a hybrid between a traditional shepherd's hut and a larger glamping pod. With a double bed and an optional double sofa bed, each pod is ideal for up to two adults and two children.
These Kirkby Stephen glamping pods have been designed to a high spec comprising underfloor heating, a fully equipped kitchen, open plan sleeping/sitting area and a mains-plumbed bathroom with a full-sized shower, loo and basin.
Hookstone House (sleeps 9)
Hookstone House is a beautiful semi-detached Yorkshire cottage which is a conversion of a farmworker's cottage dating back 300 years! and it's attached barn.
The location of Hookstone House, situated just 1.4 miles from the village of Darley and 10 miles from Harrogate, makes it ideal for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks or if you prefer stay in and enjoy relaxing in the secure private garden and hot tub!
Outside, to the rear, there is a private, secure lawn garden and a small patio with a wonderful 6-person hot tub making it one of the more popular Yorkshire cottages with hot tubs.
The Annexe (sleeps 2)
The Annex is a newly-built, modern 1-bedroom property, with a large private garden, situated on a quiet lane in Ulverston, a short stroll to the beach, leisure centre and the town centre. It is ideal for a couple to enjoy a relaxing few days away or as a base for exploring the Lake District and Cartmel Peninsula.
The high-end Ulverston Cottage has been furnished to a high standard throughout. Patio doors from the open plan kitchen & living room lead out to the lovely south-east facing grass garden that benefits from a fabulous view over natural farmland and further to The Hoad Monument and Coniston Old Man. For outdoor cooking, guests have use of a superb gas BBQ.
Carhullan Farmhouse (sleeps 10)
Carhullan Farmhouse is a magnificent stone cottage situated high on Bampton Common, just 4 miles from Shap and 11 miles from Penrith. Decorated to a high spec with a contemporary finish the cottage oozes charm and warmth. Many of the original features including exposed wooden beams and wooden flooring is still visible.
Outside, the lawned garden & patio area with gas BBQ & 6-seat Hot Tub is a wonderful space to enjoy the spectacular scenery and morning-to-afternoon sunshine (on those sunnier days). There are plenty of walks available from your doorstep including High Street to Ullswater and the quieter Eastern fells.
Adjoining the cottage is the converted barn now providing a games room complete with pool table and beer-fridge.