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11 Beautiful Lodges and Log Cabins in the Lake District

If you are heading to the Lake District and are looking for some fabulous accommodation options you will find them in this article. Our selection of 11 beautiful log cabins in the Lake District (plus some lovely lodges too) suits a variety of budgets and requirements.

Whether you are looking for a romantic break for 2 or travelling with family, friends and even your pets there will be a log cabin or lodge to suit you!

The beautiful lodges and log cabins in the Lake District are located in a number of picturesque locations around the area including Coniston, Ambleside, and Windermere.

These cottages are available to rent through Vrbo, or TripAdvisor.

You can find links at the end of this article to help plan your visit to the Lake District including a Lake District itinerary for one day+, a guide to the prettiest towns and villages, 11 walks and hikes to take while you are there, things to do in Windermere and my ultimate guide to the Lake District with suggestions of places to visit (and some fantastic pubs and restaurants too!)

Our top picks

These are our top 5 picks for the best log cabin – Airbnbs and special stays in the Lake District

Map of where to stay in the Lake District

With so many beautiful places to stay in the Lake District you really are spoilt for choice. Book that special stay and enjoy some of the many activities and attractions it has to offer.

Tip – Use the map below to compare hotels and short-term rentals in the Lake District. Add your travel dates and group size and zoom in and out on the map to find the best deals for your stay.

11 Fabulous lodges and log cabins in the Lake District

Pod Cottage, Howe Farm (Coniston)

Pod Cottage image courtsey of Airbnb
Pod Cottage images courtesy of Airbnb

2 guests · 1 bedroom


Not suitable for children under 12

Dog Friendly? No

Price from – £75 a night

With fabulous views over Coniston Lake, this luxury mega pod is the perfect choice for those seeking privacy and peace and quiet.

The pod is fully equipped and a kitchenette, lounge/dining area and en-suite shower room.

Private seating area with chimenea/BBQ (logs provided) is perfect to enjoy the views in the day and the stars in the evenings.

There is private parking and storage for bikes.

Previous guests say “Tiny home a 5-minute walk from Coniston’s main shops. Great view just outside. This was a great place to base ourselves for some walks in the Lake District. Basic kitchen facilities meant we could cook some night and there are some great pubs and restaurants within walking distance too. Would stay again.”


The Den (Scandinavian BBQ Cabin)

The Den image courtesy of airbnb - beautiful log cabins in the Lake District.
The Den images courtesy of Airbnb

2 guests · 1 bed · Half-bath


Not suitable for children under 12

Dog Friendly? No

From £66.00 a night

Located half way between Kendal and Windermere this unique space within the Lake District is the perfect destination for a cosy, relaxed stay.

Amenities include WiFi, Fridge, Microwave, Kettle and Nespresso

There is a large BBQ pit to sit around in the evening!

This accommodation is dog friendly (£5 a night charge)

Previous guests say “Fantastic cabin. We had a wonderful night and 2 delicious bbq meals (supplies and cooked by us on the amazing charcoal bbq). I was pleasantly surprised, knowing that the toilet was separate, to find it was connected and right next door. Even in the pouring rain we didn’t get too wet on our way to the bathroom!”


Comraich Lodge (Limefitt Holiday Park) (Beckside)

Limefitt images courtesy of Vrbo
Comraich Lodge images courtesy of Vrbo

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths


Dog Friendly? No

Price from £93 a night

Perfect for families this lodge is situated on a holiday park. Complimentary use of the leisure facilities at Choices Health Club in nearby Troutbeck Bridge is included.

This lodge has a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. All gas and electricity, bed linen and towels are included in the price.

Free parking is available on site.

Previous guests say ” I couldn’t recommend this lodge enough, the views are incredible, with a little stream/river right outside the property and beautiful Hill and mountain views. The lodge itself is beautifully decorated, clean, and has everything you need from tuperwear to kitchen utensils. Thanks for letting us let your property for 3 days, we will defiantly be back! :)”


Twin Glamping Pod (Coniston)

Twin glamping pods
Images courtesy of Airbnb

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath

Not suitable for children under 12

Dog Friendly? Yes

From £60 a night

Perfectly located as a stopping off point for those walking the Cumbria Way these glamping pods have a fabulous view of the Old Man of Coniston and Dow Crag.

The pod is fully equipped with heating, en-suite and linen.

Free parking on site.

Previous guests say “The glamping pods are a cosy and cost effective spot to stay, within easy reach of Coniston Water and the Old Man. Dinner in the pub was lovely, good selection of local ales and cracking fish and chips. Breakfast ahead of a hike was just the ticket as well.”


Blackberry Landing (Ulverston)

Blackberry Landing in the Lake District
Images courtesy of Airbnb

4 guests · 3 beds · studio · 1.5 bathrooms


Not suitable for infants 0 – 2

Dog Friendly? No

From £106 a night

Beautifully crafted oak framed lodge Blackberry Landing sits on a hill side with panoramic views of Cumbria.

Amenities include TV, washing machine, indoor fireplace. Full use of the cabin with small verandah and outside seating area.

Previous guests say “Blackberry Landing is an absolutely stunning oak framed cabin. The pictures don’t do it justice. We were overwhelmed by the beauty of it and spent a lot of time staring at the beams. Lovely and cosy, very comfy bed and very relaxing stay. We loved it. Thank you :)”


Peasecroft (near Coniston)

Most romantic Airbnb in the Lake District / Images courtesy of Vrbo

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath


Not suitable for children under 12

Dog Friendly? No

From £150 a night

This is the perfect destination for a romantic break and is located on the side of a mountain less than a mile from the village of Coniston in the Lake District.

The village (with a selection of great pubs) is only a 5 minute walk away and walks to The Old Man of Coniston are nearby.

Amenities include free wifi, fully equipped kitchen including Nespresso machine, and logburner.

Previous guests say “This place is magical. So private and secluded yet just a 5 minute walk to a good pub and the perfect base to explore the mountains without even having to get back in your car. We found the accommodation sparkling clean with lots of thoughtful touches. Loved curling up next to the woodburner in the evenings after a long walk with some lovely views out of the doors. Can’t wait to book here again in the future!”


Puddleduck Lodge (Ambleside and Windermere)

Puddleduck Lodge
Images courtesy of TripAdvisor

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath


Dog Friendly? Yes

From £121 a night

Puddleduck Lodge is located in a beautiful riverside setting at Limefitt Park between Ambleside and Windermere.

This is a real log cabin (yay!) with a balcony overlooking the river. Perfect for families or couples and also pet friendly this lodge has excellent reviews for its location.

Previous guests say “Great place to stay, close to lake Windermere and a lovely peaceful area to stay, especially if you like the rolling hills and national parks. Some great walking areas as well.”


Badger’s Way Lodge (Troutbeck)

Badgers Way
Images courtesy of Vrbo

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths


Dog Friendly? No

From £115 a night

The perfect option all year round Badger’s Way Lodge (with badgers who visit every evening) receives fantastic reviews for its location and value.

Amenities include a smart TV with Netflix and Amazon, WiFi, central heating and free parking.

Previous guests say “We had an amazing stay in a perfect location. Check-in was super easy and Judy was quick to respond to any query. Just loved the badgers who visited every night. We would definitely recommend staying here.”


Enjoy your trip to the Lake District

Have a wonderful time in the Lake District.

If you are staying near Windermere check out things to do in the area in this article and you can find out about all of the beautiful towns and villages in the Lake District in this article.

Check out my post about the best books to read about the Lake District before you go (there is a wide selection including of course some by the wonderful Beatrix Potter) and also my article about 11 scenic walks and hikes to add into your Lake District itinerary.

If you are looking for more inspiration for your UK travels my ultimate bucket list with over 100 places to visit should provide one or two!

Also take a look at my other website – UK Travel Planning – which has lots of information to help you plan your trip.

Join my UK and London travel planning group on Facebook for more tips, inspiration and help from other travellers planning future travel to London and the UK.