Last updated: 30th Jul 2014
Booking last minute accommodation in the Lake District is best done online, and with integrated booking facilities like the one on iknow-Lake-District, it's easy to book your ideal accommodation at the right time and date of the year. If you can be flexible about your holiday dates in the Lake District or you’re looking for last minute accommodation for an event, special occasion or during peak half-term, Easter and Bank Holiday periods, there are some great discount deals with over 20% off for last minute bookings here on iknow.
Consider calling B&B and cottage owners direct to check on last minute availability and late deals which may only just have become available – some actively request direct contact by phone for clarification on discount deals with late availability. Mid-week last minute deals, free extras, themed activity packages and winter or summer specials may all be available – check availability now and book and save with iknow. Cottages, B&Bs, apartments and hotels in Cumbria and the Lake District all want to fill late availability beds, so you’ll always find outstanding deals through the year. Larger percentage discounts off are available for very late availability if you book just a few days before arrival. Look out for sizzling summer late booking deals across peak months and get up to 20% off if booked within a designated number of days within your arrival date.
To find your last minute B&B, hotel or cottage in the Lake District use the availability ‘green box’ search panel on the homepage of iknow-lakedistrict. Enter your destination – for example ‘The Lake District’ then enter your accommodation type (cottage/ B&B etc.) and your expected arrival date which could be tomorrow! Insert the number in your party, and if a B&B, how many rooms you require. Then just click the orange ‘Search’ button for your relevant list of last minute accommodation. Click the purple Special Offers button to find the very best late deals!
Whether you’re searching for a last minute cottage in the Eden Valley, a cosy Grade Listed beamed cottage in Cartmel perfect for that surprise romantic break or you’re on the hunt for a great deal on a large family cottage, find all these last minute cottage holidays in Cumbria and the Lake District. Are you organising a family gathering or needing that extra special cottage complex or large farmhouse for a wedding party or corporate event?
The Lake District contains an extensive and stunning choice of group accommodation options often available for last minute bookings, especially during off peak Autumn and Winter months – perfect for that last minute New Year’s short break in the Lakes or a Mountain Festival weekender! It’s never too late to book a last minute holiday cottage in the heart of the National Park. A great price and a great location are guaranteed, with family cycling, a choice of fell walks, farm parks, quirky specialist shopping and that not to be missed boat trip on Lakeland’s many scenic lakes all close to hand. Bring the family pet too – you’ll find an excellent choice of dog friendly cottages in the Lakes available last minute, and to book just a few days before your arrival. Find cottages available last minute across the National Park located on the shores of Lake Windermere, in the beautiful Coniston Fells or around Ambleside – perfect for a last minute walking getaway in the Langdale Peaks!
Use iknow’s search panel to find last minute availability on a great choice of family friendly holiday lodges, cottages and groups of cottages on mountain and lakeside cottage complexes. Lookout for last minute accommodation with special offers for extra savings – many lodges offer great discounts to returning customers and on available space as a consequence of a cancellation. You could be settled in your spacious lakeside lodge next week or in that family friendly cottage near popular towns like Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness! Choose a last minute lodge or static caravan on a family holiday park in the Lakes and you’ll not only save on last minute bookings, you’ll also have inclusive use of onsite facilities including indoor swimming pools, gyms, restaurants or inns, dog exercising areas and nature trails. Search availability for lodges and holiday park accommodation in the Lakes now and book a last minute bargain getaway in the great outdoors.
You will find late availability on B&B guest houses in region all year round. Lookout for great deals on free nights and romantic extras such as free champagne. From pet friendly to family friendly and romantic B&B bolthole - we’ve got last minute availability on all these themed B&Bs in the National Park and Cumbria. It’s easy to book a walking break, specialist shopping getaway or a festival break for this forthcoming weekend. Super discount deals are often available on last minute B&B accommodation booked midweek or in quieter months. To fill establishments, B&B owners will often feature special offers across the forthcoming month!
Search for last minute hotels available in the next few days across Cumbria and the Lake District. Book a St Bees hotel with late availability – perfect for a coast and country getaway with spectacular beaches and fell walks on your doorstep. The city of Carlisle, Cumbria’s biggest urban centre always has last minute availability on hotels and B&Bs. These are perfect for a weekend break exploring Hadrian’s Wall, Carlisle Castle and Cathedral! Grab your bike or walking boots and base yourself in a country house hotel available last minute in the North Lakes – ideal for popular walks like Catbells in the Newlands Valley.
No need to leave Rover behind – the Lake District has a superb choice of dog friendly hotels with late availability. Book a pet friendly hotel in Bowness, perfect for dog friendly boat trips and a host of pretty walks and lakeside strolls. Last minute relaxing breaks don’t come much better than a hotel in Edwardian resort Grange over Sands or stay in a Cockermouth hotel for a last minute literary themed getaway in Wordsworth’s birthplace.
Enjoy a last minute spa break in the Lakes in one of Cumbria’s luxury spa hotels. Superb last minute deals on 2 night/ weekend spa breaks are often available in the Lake District – perfect for recharging batteries. Lakeland spa hotels feature everything from cutting edge gyms, massage, indoor pools, saunas, steam rooms, beauty treatments, Solariums, spa pools and more – your last minute pamper treat is just a click away!