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Are you considering buying a Lake District holiday let? Location is key to running a successful holiday home, and we believe there’s nowhere better than the Lakes! Here we list the top 5 reasons why the Lake District would be the perfect place to start your holiday letting journey.


1. The Lake District is a tourist hotspot

The Lake District has been a favourite holiday destination with tourists for centuries. People from all over the world flock here year upon year to marvel at the beautiful lakes, mountains and valleys. It’s been recorded in previous years that the Lake District has seen over 19 million visitors in the space of one year, with tourists spending around £1.41 billion. A Lake District holiday let is bound to do well due to the sheer popularity of the area & would be a great place to start your holiday letting journey. If you’re not sure which location to go for, check out our list of the best places to buy a Lake District holiday let.

Rear View Of Multi Generation Family Walking On Top Of Hill On Hike Through Countryside In Lake District UK


2. It’s a timeless favourite

The recent awarding of UNESCO World Heritage status means the Lake District is bound to be a popular holiday destination for many more years to come. The timeless beauty of the area is something that will never go out of fashion. Plus, with growing uncertainty about what is in store for the UK in the future, more people are turning to ‘staycations’ & holidaying much closer to home. A Lake District holiday let is sure to be a safe investment for the foreseeable future & can expect to see visitors coming back to the area time & time again.

sunset over the mountains at Tarn Hows in the Lake District UK. Lake and trees in the foreground with warm orange light from the sunset and a blue sky.


3. Earn up to £25,000 a year

The main benefit to owning a Lake District holiday let is the opportunity to earn around £25,000 per year. This is a great way to save for the future or simply to bring in some extra income to enjoy. For a more accurate projection of what you could be earning, you can chat to our local Property Specialists. They can give out loads of great advice & predict what different properties can expect to earn. Call us on 015394 48081 and choose option 2 to speak with one of our experts today.

Wooden model of house next to growing piles of money


4. Excellent staycation location!

As well as a great way to earn some extra money, a Lake District holiday let provides you & your family with a fantastic holiday location! If you don’t live nearby, your own holiday cottage is ideal for family staycations where you can explore the area a bit more yourself. If you do live nearby, owning a holiday let is perfect for offering family or friends a discounted break.

Woman relaxing on the sofa with her dog, doing something on her mobile phone. Cosy and relaxing.


5. Work with the local experts

Here at Lakes Cottage Holidays, we pride ourselves on our local knowledge and genuine passion for the Lake District. All our staff are local and live nearby, and can offer fantastic, expert advice on any aspect of holiday letting. Whether you’re thinking of buying a holiday let or already own one, our team are here to help you every step of the way. If you need a hand managing your Lake District holiday let, our fully managed service would be perfect. Find out more about this service and what we can offer here.

Green valley in the English Lake District with mountains and blue sky


Still looking for some more information? Take a look at our step-by-step guide on how to start a holiday let, plus our useful article about the costs of holiday letting. You can also call our local teams based in Windermere or Keswick on 015394 48081 (option 2) to speak to one of our property specialists directly.