As home journey restrictions raise and extra of us embrace staycations, countryside getaways are on the up, with Airbnb reporting an increase within the share of rural evening bookings from 23 per cent (summer season 2019) to 48 per cent (summer season 2021). Famend as one of many UK’s most scenic locations due to glacial ribbon lakes and atmospheric mountain peaks, the Lake District is proving notably common. From quirky glamping domes to Scandi-style cabins, with hosts eager to share insider suggestions to assist company profit from their time on this wild vacation spot, listed here are 10 of the very best Lake District Airbnbs to ebook. Neighbourhood: RavenglassReimagined 1715 Beachfront Cottage with Terrace (Reimagined 1715 Beachfront Cottage with Terrace)Proper on the seaside in coastal hamlet Ravenglass, this next-level fisherman’s cottage sleeping 4 has superb panoramas of the tidal estuary, which is nice for birdwatching and paddling. Seaside serenity is created by recent white decor (even the ceiling beams are whitewashed) mixed with picket flooring, cornflower blue accents and marine-themed paintings. There’s an ethereal kitchen, lounge with fire, and deck with steps right down to the sands. Twenty minutes’ drive from Wastwater and inside simple attain of Ennerdale, Buttermere and Crummock Water, it’s a super base to discover the Western Lakes, Drigg Seashore for swimming and the Ravenglass & Eskdale steam railway.Common worth £109 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Cartmel (The Nest – Cartmel)Behind a whitewashed and child pink facade and a mint-hued gate, Cartmel’s The Nest – about 5 minutes’ stroll from the medieval village’s centre and Norman Priory – is as quaint as may be. Sleeping two and set over two flooring, this cottage ticks all of the cosy containers for a central Lakes keep, and is a brief drive from Windermere and Coniston Water. It’s a gastro fiend’s delight: company will discover selfmade treats within the fridge and might chill out by the roaring log hearth with artisan cheese and craft beer from Unsworth Yard, or a slice of Cartmel Village Store’s sticky toffee pudding. Plus, for super-swish suppers, it’s a couple of minutes’ stroll from Simon Rogan’s Michelin-starred L’Enclume, and a 10-minute drive from Heft, Kevin Tickle’s buzzed-about new restaurant.Common worth £149 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Windermere (Bumble Choo)This conventional Lakeland stone cottage within the coronary heart of Windermere village dates from the 1800s, however was sensitively renovated with fashionable decor (suppose jaunty stag cushions, Highland cow work and monstera) in 2019. A few mile from Windermere Lake – the place creator Arthur Ransome partially set Swallows and Amazons – Bumble Choo sleeps six, throughout three tasteful olive and blue-toned bedrooms. In addition to two ensuite bogs, there’s one bigger affair with rolltop bathtub and waterfall bathe, a wise parquet-floored eating room, a boot-room with cosy window seat, and loads of jigsaw puzzles and toys for smaller explorers to take pleasure in.Common worth £113 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: AmblesideMidland Financial institution Chambers Flat in Historic Ambleside (Midland Financial institution Chambers Flat in Historic Ambleside)Simply 10 minutes from the shore of Lake Windermere within the thick of market city Ambleside, this contemporary flat sleeping 4 has all of the pizazz of a design-led London penthouse. Company can count on a sunny lemon-yellow, mod-conned kitchen, smooth pendant lights, rainfall bathe, freestanding bathtub and its personal parking house. Ambleside’s chock-full of outside gear retailers, bars and eating places – together with Michelin-starred The Previous Stamp Home – and the flat is properly positioned for walks to gingerbread haven Grasmere, the waterfalls of Easedale Tarn and Wansfell Pike. Common worth £192 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Close to WindermereCute Micro House a stroll from Lake Windermere (Cute Micro House a stroll from Lake Windermere)This dinky Scandi-inspired wood-panelled cabin for 2 in amiable host Alison’s backyard, 20 minutes’ stroll from Lake Windermere, punches above its weight within the fashion stakes. Decked out with a king-size mattress, mini fridge, Good TV and ensuite bathe, an electrical hearth and ivy-woven fairy lights give it a heat atmosphere that’s welcome after countryside yomps. Alison fortunately provides strolling suggestions – from well-trodden Bowness and Windermere routes to lesser-known crowd-free strolls – in addition to tried-and-tested restaurant suggestions, reminiscent of Sunday roasts on the Lamplighter Eating Rooms, and stellar Spanish small plates at Tapios.Common worth £92 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Bowston, close to KendalGeoDome on the sting of the Lake District (GeoDome on the sting of the Lake District)One other quirky keep, about half means between Windermere and Kendal, is that this sci-fi look geodesic dome which sits contained in the host’s backyard. Sleeping two, it has a non-public deck searching to fields the place lambs frolic, and inside there’s a log burning range, Nespresso machine, mattress with comfortable Simba mattress, microwave and mini fridge. Whereas there’s no bathe, there’s a sink and bathroom. It provides quick access to Lake Windermere for a ship cruise, whereas the Dales Manner strolling path is simply over the highway and its cheap per-night price ticket makes this a enjoyable and nice worth Lakes base.Common worth £70 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: UllswaterUllswater boathouse Duke of Portland (Ullswater boathouse Duke of Portland)On the shore of shimmering Ullswater surrounded by gorgeous mountain surroundings, this transformed boathouse sleeping two is a showstopper value forking out on. Its lakeside balcony is a good alfresco meal spot, oft-used for proposals, and there’s a stunning slipper tub within the toilet, in addition to fluffy white robes to put on while hunkering down by the woodburning range. Actions embrace fishing off the non-public jetty and wildlife watching, pootling throughout the lake on the Ullswater Steamer, or SUP-ing throughout it with Wake and Surf, wandering to Pooley Bridge to pub-hop, or driving to Windermere, Keswick and Ambleside.Common worth £342 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: WindermereStylish House subsequent to Windermere Practice Station (Fashionable House subsequent to Windermere Practice Station)Hosts Niall and Marta have remodeled this two-bedroom interval residence near Windermere station right into a leafy haven with vintage-look journey prints, snuggly throws and floral cushions. An open plan residing space is nice for lounging, and whereas there’s a well- geared up kitchen, the residence’s ideally positioned to discover Windermere Excessive Road’s boutiques and bars – don’t miss Peter Corridor and Son for furnishings, and much-awarded pub The Craft Baa. One other must-do is the Orrest Head Path – the primary Lake District stroll taken by 23-year-old illustrator and fellwalker Alfred Wainwright in 1930, whose pictorial information books are nonetheless synonymous with the world – which begins near the property.Common worth £236 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Manesty, KeswickCute Lake District Shepherd’s Hut (Cute Lake District Shepherd’s Hut)Lower than a mile from the shore of Derwentwater, Tommy Bit Shepherd’s Hut in Manesty – hosted by Alan and Cheryl – is a wonderful selection for ramblers. The cosy, woodsy house has a comfortable fold-down mattress, a log burning range, outside firepit and adjoining bathe room. A folder containing 12 “from the door” walks consists of the Catbells, a favorite fellwalk for novices. Grange village’s tea homes, Keswick’s retailers and Borrowdale’s atmospheric crags, wooded valleys and wild swimming spots aren’t distant. Plus a wood-fired sizzling tub (bookable upfront for £25 a day) is simply the factor for soothing sore muscle tissues.Common worth £94 per nightBook nowNeighbourhood: Yanwath close to UllswaterHerdyView Lodge close to Ullswater (HerdyView Lodge close to Ullswater)On the fringe of the Lake District Nationwide Park, near Penrith and Ullswater, HerdyView Lodge is an elegant Scandi-style three-bedroom, two-bathroom chalet with bucolic views – on a transparent day you possibly can glimpse the Pennines. Sleeping 5, the Airbnb has a decking space which appears to be like out onto fields the place Herdwick sheep roam; a log burner; help-yourself herb backyard; BBQ; and hearth pit. HerdyView provides direct entry to strolling and cycle routes within the Eden Valley and North Lake fells, and canine are welcome. Youngsters will benefit from the close by Rheged cinema, and proprietor Might has many prime notch eating suggestions, together with The Queen’s Head in Tirril for award-winning pies.Common worth £90 per nightBook now