Brathay Cottages

Tailor Your Stay

The Brathay Cottages Collection offer a range of accommodation styles and sizes to suit your stay. Whatever your requirements Brathay Cottages will be sure to provide a solution. With 6 properties within Ambleside and Bowness, we have 25 bedrooms and 20 parking spaces to comfortably accommodate up to 48 people.

Visit Ambleside

Our Cottages and Bed and Breakfast are situated in prime positions in Ambleside and Bowness, at the Heart of the Lake District. Whether you’re in Ambleside or Bowness, you’re only a short stroll from the centre of the village and the shores of Lake Windermere.

Our Cottages

Here at Brathay Cottages we believe we provide a selection of some of the best holiday accommodation in the Lake District. Situated in Ambleside and Bowness all our cottages are Visit England rated 4 Star or higher.  You can be sure that you are booking perfect accommodation in the perfect location for your Lake District break.

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What our guests say

Highfield House
Our weekend at Highfield house was wonderful.The photos do not do your house justice.It was everything you said and more.The views from the back door were beautiful.It is one of the best properties we have stayed in. Only had one problem and that was fixed immediately.You have done an amazing job on the house we lacked for nothing Thank-you The Veney Family

The Veney Family

Treacle Cottage
Wonderful house to complete a wonderful experience.  Comfortable rooms, spacious with a cosy feel.  Would certainly love to stay again!  So much to do within a short distance, and what a lovely place to come back to.  Thank You!

Simon, Anita and Friends

Treacle Cottage
Superb Holiday with 3 generation – cottage very cosy and the beds were very comfortable (as everyone says!) we would love to return!

Walker/Rogers Family

Treacle Cottage
Excellent accommodation, excellent location.  The house was very well presented, cosy and warm with an open fire was a plus in the cold weather.  The beds are extremely comfy!

OConnell, Indge & Howells families

Treacle Cottage
Superb Cottage, perfect for a family holiday – three generations and we all had lots of space to spread out and enjoy.  Weather was lovley and we enjoyed sitting in the garden at the end of the day relaxing.

We would love to come back again

Sheila and Family