Buttermere Cottages

Nestled within the picturesque Lake District National Park Buttermere is a tranquil village. Its namesake, Buttermere Lake, is a shimmering jewel framed by towering fells, creating a breathtaking backdrop for leisurely walks and outdoor adventures. The famous Buttermere Circuit is a favourite among hikers, offering a moderate trail that encircles the lake, treating explorers to postcard-perfect vistas. This is the place to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the Lake District, making it an ideal holiday destination for nature lovers, hikers, and anyone in search of a peaceful retreat amid breathtaking landscapes. Our Buttermere cottages are tucked away in prime locations for you enjoy this breathtaking area at your leisure. If you're wanting to add a little luxury into your getaway why not add a hot tub, to help soothe tired limbs after a day of exploration. Tempted? Then search our collection of hand-picked Buttermere cottages today.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Buttermere

Buttermere is more that its shimmering lake and stunning vistas, it also has a whimsical side that adds a touch of the unusal and fun to your holiday adventure. Why not extend your visit to explore nearby destinations such as Crummock Water and Loweswater, both offering their unique charm and outdoor opportunities. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our cottages in Buttermere:

Paddleboard Painting Workshops

Unleash your creativity on the serene waters of Buttermere with Paddleboard Painting Workshops. Float on a paddleboard while expressing your artistic flair on a canvas. It's a unique and picturesque way to combine artistry with the tranquility of the lake, creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces surrounded by stunning landscapes.

Sheepdog Herding Experience

Immerse yourself in the rural charm of Buttermere with a Sheepdog Herding Experience. Join a local shepherd and their skilled sheepdogs as they demonstrate the art of herding. You can even try your hand at guiding the flock through the scenic meadows, offering a quirky and immersive glimpse into traditional farm life.

Starlit Stargazing Cruise

Embark on a Starlit Stargazing Cruise across Buttermere Lake. Join local astronomers for an evening under the clear skies, cruising the tranquil waters while marveling at the celestial wonders above. It's a unique celestial journey that combines the beauty of the lake with the magic of the cosmos.

Fairy Doors Trail

Embark on a whimsical adventure with the Fairy Doors Trail around Buttermere. Discover hidden fairy doors tucked away in the nooks of trees and rocks, adding a touch of enchantment to your hike. It's a delightful and family-friendly activity that sparks the imagination and turns the landscape into a magical realm.

Stone Skipping Championships

Participate in or simply enjoy the annual Buttermere Stone Skipping Championships. Test your skills in this lighthearted competition, where locals and visitors come together to see who can achieve the most skips across the lake's calm waters. It's an entertaining event that adds a splash of fun to your Buttermere experience.

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