Holiday Cottages on the shores of Ullswater

Welcome to Howtown

Located in the heart of the Lake District on the shores of Ullswater –our cottages are on the quiet side of the lake where peace and tranquillity pervade. Nestled under the fells, the cottages are surrounded by gardens with views over to Ullswater, Hallin Fell and Martindale Hause.

All the comfort of home

We have all been spending more times in our homes than normal over the last few years and it seems that it is now more important than ever to be able have a break away, where you and your family can have all the comfort and facilities of home at a reasonable price. Where you can still work if required but where you can relax in a complete change of environment enabling you to have a different outlook when you do eventually go home.

Walks from the doorstep

With a variety of walks right from the doorstep you can hike across the Coombs up to Martindale and Hallin, or take the lower level walk via the lakeside to the further villages of Glenridding and Patterdale. If you are feeling more adventurous trek over High Street and on to Haweswater. Head up the Fusedale valley over Pikawassa and to Steel Knotts. For a long walk join the Ullswater Way which passes through Howtown.

Superfast Broadband

Free Superfast broadband is available in all our cottages. Those who have visited us before will know that at Howtown we are not driven by technology however we do appreciate that when taking a break from home, it is important for visitors to able to stay in contact with loved ones or even to be able to work from your chosen cottage.

Competitively priced, warm, cosy and functional

Howtown Cottages are renowned for old fashioned charm and values and are furnished with those traditions at heart. We don’t offer jaccuzzis and hot tubs, but we do offer competitively priced, warm, cosy, functional and comfortable holiday homes which can accommodate between 4 and 7 visitors. Where there is no need to get back into your car from the day you arrive until the day you leave.

Do as much or as little as you like

Come and enjoy the safe, calm hush of Martindale, where you can do as much – or as little – as you like. We do offer extended stays, please contact us if you would like to discuss this further.

The choice is yours, the location is ours!

Horses from saddle back horse trails at Howtown Bay