Where to stay around Elterwater?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,266 holiday lettings near Elterwater. From 586 Cottages to 562 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elterwater is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Elterwater?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Elterwater. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 2,439 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,090 holiday lettings
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 1,801 holiday lettings
  • Coniston Water: 2,191 holiday lettings
  • Grasmere Garden Village: 2,372 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Elterwater listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Elterwater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 586 Cottages in Elterwater. Our other popular types of Elterwater holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 562 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Elterwater?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 155 mountain rentals in Elterwater. You have also many other possibilities in Elterwater area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 38 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 13 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Elterwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Elterwater. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Elterwater is a wonderful option for your next breakaway.

    There is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Elterwater. You can enjoy the many activities in the out or doors or head to one of the nearby attractions or historical sites. A holiday rental home in Elterwater will provide you with a place to retreat after a day of exploring. There are rental homes to suit most budgets and you will find that they offer all of the comforts of home.

    Things to do on holiday to Elterwater

    The whole family will find activities in the out of doors to suit their taste. Whether the most active person, or one who would rather just relax at the lakeshore, there is something for everyone. Of course the lakes provide the opportunity for a variety of water sports. These include swimming, fishing, snorkelling and boating. Also, the aforementioned relaxing by the lake is always an option as well. There are many beautiful spots in which visitors can go hiking, cycling and nature watching. One example of such a place is Grizedale Forest Park. This park offers marked trails that you can hike alone, or you can choose a guided walk during which a knowledgeable guide will share what he knows about the park and the surrounding areas. There are also a number of interesting attractions nearby.

    Places to visit on holiday to Elterwater

    There are many interesting and beautiful places to visit whilst on holiday in the Lakes District where Elterwater is located. One of the popular attractions is the many wildlife sanctuaries located nearby. There, visitors can learn about how they can help protect some of the earth’s most fragile species. There are also many historically important sites. The Ambleside Roman Fort is managed by the National Trust. It is home to what remains of a fort that was built in the 2nd century. There are also amazing outdoor sites. Skelwith Force is a waterfall located on the River Brathay. Whilst not the biggest waterfall, there are loud cascades that leave quite an impression on most visitors.

    Weather in Elterwater

    A holiday to Elterwater is best planned for the drier and warmer spring and summer months. Because the area around Elterwater is known for having up to 200 rainy days per year, visiting during the drier months is quite important. The spring and summer tend to have far fewer rainy days than the winter months. The average high temperatures in the summer are between 19 and 23 degrees. The spring is just a few degrees cooler. The winter ushers in cooler temperatures with the average highs being between 5 and 7 degrees.

    Travel to Elterwater

    The closest airport to Elterwater is Blackpool (BLK), but many choose instead to fly into Manchester International (MAN) or Newcastle(NCL). Whilst both of those airports about a two hour drive from Elterwater, there is a railway station at Manchester from which travellers can take a railcar to arrive closer to their destination. The closest railway station to Elterwater is in Windermere.

    Activities and attractions in and around Elterwater

    Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Elterwater has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Brantwood (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Go Ape Grizedale (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Windermere Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Lakes Aqaurium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Rookin House Activity Centre (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
    • Whinlatter Forest Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Elterwater

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Elterwater is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Skelwith Force (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Alcock Tarn (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Helm Crag (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Dora's Field (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Easdale Tarn (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Lake District (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)