HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

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.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (19 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #8168988
    19
    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (14 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #8116509
      14
      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.4/5
        (5 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #8025516
        5
        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (7 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Cottage #8138416
          7
          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Cottage #6717010
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #6717100
              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #6717011
                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #6980297
                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                    (18 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #8158830
                    18
                    Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (21 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #1933633
                      21
                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (21 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Cottage #1123064
                        21
                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (34 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 7
                          Bungalow #1905885
                          34
                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (20 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Bungalow #8146970
                            20
                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (19 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 5 BR
                              • 4 BA
                              • Sleeps 10
                              House #1747932
                              19
                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (26 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 4 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 8
                                House #8151978
                                26
                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (16 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #8076509
                                  16
                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                    (13 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #6492026
                                    13
                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (27 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Barn #8173830
                                      27
                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (17 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #1883428
                                        17
                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                          (9 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #8144499
                                          9
                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (28 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #1933735
                                            28
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (15 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #6472092
                                              15
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (29 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cabin #8160308
                                                29
                                                Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (17 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                  House #8159153
                                                  17
                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (21 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #1876740
                                                    21
                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                      (20 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #8072662
                                                      20
                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6711936
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (40 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          House #8079212
                                                          40
                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (84 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #411435
                                                            84
                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (38 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cabin #8132074
                                                              38
                                                              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (26 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #8132297
                                                                26
                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                  (14 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Cottage #8088447
                                                                  14
                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Cottage #8131438
                                                                    9
                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (7 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #6864690
                                                                      7
                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (20 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Cottage #8083515
                                                                        20
                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (7 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Cottage #6974568
                                                                          7
                                                                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (17 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #8109523
                                                                            17
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Good! 3.9/5
                                                                              (14 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                              Cottage #8131291
                                                                              14
                                                                              Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Cottage #8161669
                                                                                12
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (26 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #8078250
                                                                                  26
                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (32 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Barn #1834723
                                                                                    32
                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (7 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #6104875
                                                                                      7
                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (29 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        House #8123199
                                                                                        29
                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #8169090
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (14 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cabin #6085808
                                                                                            14
                                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (17 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Barn #6711342
                                                                                              17
                                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #8072266
                                                                                                25
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (42 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1880897
                                                                                                  42
                                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #6724173
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                      (15 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Barn #1880940
                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful,cosy well equipped little hide away.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      What a fabulous little hide away!! We stayed at Orchard Nook for a long weekend and it was absolutely perfect. The place is small but very well thought out, spotlessly clean and comfortable. We wanted peace and quiet which we got but kendal was only minutes away and had everything. We can't wait to return, thanks Howard and Jenifer for a fabulous stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Wonderful, relaxing, stylish cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a wonderful long weekend at Lowside Barn. Claire and Chris were friendly, welcoming and unobtrusive. The cottage is beautiful, a converted barn which has real warmth and a very homely feel, whilst being stylishly decorated. It's well equipped, super clean and in a beautiful location - the views of the surrounding area are stunning. Highly suitable for anyone who loves walking then returning to a home from home. We didn't want to leave.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017