About Herdwick Cottages

I’m Terry the owner of Herdwick Cottages. Born in Kendal, my family and I grew up in Old Hutton, just outside of Kendal and my Mum’s family lived in Grassington, Yorkshire for a lot of years. I live in Kendal which is in the South Lakes, with my Partner Adam, and our two dogs, Masher & …

Group Accommodation in the Lake District

At Herdwick Cottages, we understand that it is not easy to find fantastic group accommodation in the Lake District that has everything you need, whilst also being a great location. So, that is why we would like to tell you all about Ellie’s Lodge. This is one of the best large cottages you will find …

Lake District Staycations

It’s becoming more and more important for people to have a greener lifestyle – ethical and eco-friendly breaks are all part of this. Consider how you can reduce your carbon footprint – climate change needs to be on everyone’s agenda. There are actually many benefits to having a staycation: They can be significantly cheaper than …

Herdwick Cottages is delighted to support the Great North Air Ambulance Service as their 2020 Charity.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) brings pioneering pre-hospital care to the scene, rescuing hundreds of severely injured or ill patients every year. Many are surprised to hear the GNAAS is not NHS-funded; instead, the charity relies on donations from the public through fundraising events and collections. The nearest Hospitals to the Lake District …

Enjoy an amazing staycation on a budget

Less travel time to your destination means more time to relax and enjoy. There’s also the added benefit of being able to experience a holiday like this on a budget, enjoying the simpler activities that conjure fond childhood memories, like family picnics and country bike rides. When booking with Herdwick Cottages and Swaledale Cottages, you’ll choose from our …