Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cumbria, England - Updated 2022

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Cumbria’s Lake District is one of the county’s main sights with its rolling emerald hills, Britain’s largest lakes, and mountains. The countryside is filled with village pubs, markets, and historic Tudor manors with immaculate gardens. In the famous Lake District National Park, you can view swans floating across shimmering lakefronts. You can also explore rugged hiking trails and lofty granite mountain summits. Upon arriving at Windermere’s World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, visitors will be greeted by Beatrix Potter’s adorable Peter Rabbit. By reserving a country cottage, they can hop through the forest with Ms. Potter’s ever-curious Flopsy, Mospy, and Cottontail. Please scroll down to see our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Cumbria, England, to enhance your vacation in the beautiful British countryside.

1. Lovely residence with sunny solarium (from USD 102)

With two airy bedrooms and two bathrooms, this rental can host up to four guests including a pet. It has three cosy beds that can ensure a good night’s rest after kayaking pristine lakes. Your children can host tea parties in the solarium while you enjoy peace on the patio. There is a kitchen to create home-style meals and dessert from market-fresh vegetables, poultry, dairy, and fruit. The dog cage and playpen can be transported for family picnics in grassy meadows alongside cottontail rabbits. Before going to bed, guests can enjoy a good movie on the TV or look up information on the free Wi-Fi.

"Bank Cottage"
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
131 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms are spacious with lovely furnishings and a nice log burner
great balcony for warm days and most fantastic shower rooms
i loved the bumble bee’s & the hare bedroom decor the main bathroom downstairs is beautiful too
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and all the thoughtful touches
it was very clean which reassured us and had some personal touches too
we felt really safe and assured that all cleaning protocols had been followed
the cottage was spotlessly clean and very well equipped
comfortable extremely clean and well worth the money
Host:
thank you to our hosts we can’t wait to return
communication with the hosts has been excellent and they were always happy to answer and questions
beth is a super fantastic host and we will definately be recommending to friends and colleagues
stay here beth was a phenomenal host and had made this space fantastic
amazing cottage and amazing hosts absolutely loved staying here we will be definitely coming here again
Location:
the location is ideal for exploring the lakes
location was excellent nice quiet village with close links to places that we were wanting to visit
fantastic place to stay for short trip to the lakes
ideal location for visiting the lakes and there was great info about the local area
great location for hiking the lake district and a very comfortable stay with everything you need and more
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2. Cute country cottage with patio (from USD 133)

While exploring England’s rolling countryside, up to two guests can enjoy a romantic holiday at this country cottage. Here, you can relax amongst the garden’s lilac trees after hiking rigorous mountain trails. To prepare for your adventures, you can hang fresh laundry in your bedroom’s enormous wardrobe. With fast WiFI, you can easily stay connected and get work done on your laptop. After washing dishes in the fully equipped kitchen, you can watch TV on the living room’s blue sofas. Before bed, you can enjoy a hot shower in the luxurious silver-tiled shower, featuring complimentary toiletries and other bath essentials.

A romantic rural bolt hole near Kirkby Lonsdale
Carnforth, Cumbria, United Kingdom
165 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
from the most comfy couch to best bed ever
the cottage is very well equipped and incredibly comfortable
the bed is really comfortable as is the couch and the shower is amazing
the bed and sofa were beyond comfortable and the welcome hamper was a great touch
the standard of the property is beyond any expectation top quality fixtures extremely stylish and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
lovely clean tidy warm accommodation
fantastically modern stylish and spotlessly clean pad
clean tidy cosy and very private
the accommodation itself was spotlessly clean and has a very warm feel about it
the place was very stylish clean and had some very nice touches
Host:
hosts were easy to contact and helpful
great host and a lovely place
derek is a fantastic host and went above and beyond
derek and his brother jonty were helpful and quick to respond to questions we had
derek jonty and family are the perfect hosts
Location:
good location for the lakes
location perfect for wanderings in the lakes or dales
the location is ideal for travelling around the southern lakes & surrounding areas
great location and very festive just before christmas
outstanding fantastic value for money great location and perfect for a little break away
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3. Peaceful chalet with a kitchen (from USD 74)

This peaceful chalet will allow up to two adventurous guests to explore Britain’s emerald countryside. When frosty winters arrive, they can lounge on the sofa in front of the wood stove’s crackling flames. They can chop garden-fresh veggies on the kitchen’s granite counters for hearty stews. During summer, they can listen to wildlife while lounging under flowering apple trees. They can barbecue on the patio where they can enjoy lovely summer dinners. After showering in the glass stall, they can feed horses carrots, view honey bees making honey, and read on their bed. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a dedicated workspace, and a cot and high chair for those travelling with children.

Hilltop Lodge (wildlife abundant), Colby, Appleby.
Colby, England, United Kingdom
189 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good smart tv and wifi reception
well organised space and had everything we needed- no room for improvement thank you for having us
fabulous place just outside appleby warm comfortable with all conveniences log fire being the usp
small but perfectly formed lodge kitchen was very well stocked down to champagne glasses oils herbs and tin foil
the bed was so very comfortable and the space was just right for 2 of us
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean quiet & warm
it was really clean and perfect place for taking your dog with you
such a lovely clean and cosy lodge
spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable and stylish
clean comfortable and very well equipped
Host:
lovely people and very attentive
maps and suggestions are provided which was super helpful
the host was very friendly and helpful and we really enjoyed our stay
great walks in the local area and the hosts are available to help with any questions and requests
host is fabulous and goes above and beyond to help with everything
Location:
amazing walks near and a bit further away
absolutely perfect stay location - v close to the lakes yorkshire dales and towns
a great location for exploring the local area
there’s a lovely walk through to a waterfall right in the village
it was in a great location to explore the east lakes and the yorkshire dales
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4. Stylish lodge for two (from USD 128)

Guests can awaken to cow bells and bleating sheep while making this stylish rural lodge their vacation home. With sliding glass doors in the bedroom, you can easily access the wrap-around deck to enjoy leisurely breakfasts. The full bathroom has a sparkling soaker tub in which you can have luxurious lavender baths. In the powder-blue kitchen, you can whip up meals and blueberry pies following berry picking at Derwent Lake. With parking for two vehicles, you need not worry where you’ll store your off-road toys and SUVs.

Cedar wood lodge with stunning rural views.
Cockermouth, England, United Kingdom
93 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the lodge was superb fantastic views so comfortable warm well equipped and peaceful
we didn't watch much tv we preferred to look out onto the wonderful view
the interior is modern and well designed - the bathroom and kitchen are particularly modern and well equipped
the beds were super comfy and the whole lounge was extremely spacious
superb interior comfy bed gas stove and so on
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and very well equipped with extra personal touches to welcome you
upon arrival we were impressed with the cleanliness of the lodge
the place is clean new large and has warm heating
the perfect stay the lodge is amazing - so clean comfortable and spacious
it was spotless and it felt like we were the first guests of the airbnb
Host:
mandy was the perfect host
mandy was a excellent host
mandy is a lovely host
she was extremely informative and caring excellent host helping us make the most out of our holiday
mandy is a very thoughtful unobtrusive host
Location:
a lovely lodge in a wonderful location
beautiful lodge in a nice peaceful location
it is very close to the lakes distillery and lots of lovely trails
this is a great base from which to explore the lakes and hills or for walking trips
it was easy to reach all amenities and a great location for visiting the many lakes and mountains
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5. Lovely suite with an indoor fireplace (from USD 101)

Nature enthusiasts seeking to experience England’s Lake District National Park should consider this suite for two guests. Located in a historic brick home, this one-bedroom rental features laundry facilities, a tiled bathroom, and a fully stocked kitchen. After hiking to Skiddaw’s lofty summit, you can heat up by the fireplace or under your electric blanket. The heated utility room is ideal for storing your sporting equipment and muddy boots after nature adventures. The romantic, vintage king bed’s fresh linens will ensure a luxurious sleep after tuning into your Netflx faves.

18th Century Guest Suite
108 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were thoughtful touches such as fresh eggs in the kitchen and robes in the bathroom
Cleanliness:
always clean and tidy and thoughtful touches on arrival
very clean and cosy accommodation and good parking
sparkling clean with basic food items and other necessities
the place was spotless stylish and had lots of nice little touches
cozy and very clean
Host:
the host was friendly and informative
lovely little cottage and a really good host
alister is a great host we felt really spoiled
highly recommend to anyone visiting the lake district and ali the host is great
beautiful place and the hosts spoil visitors with lovely touches
Location:
ideal location for various lake district hotspots
great location for driving into the lakes for hiking
great location easy to get to the lakes
great location easy to get to from the motorway and close to shops etc
great location for anyone looking to explore the lakes
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6. Beautiful haven with a hot tub (from USD 189)

By staying at this beautiful village haven for up to three guests, you can unwind in the hot tub after a long day of exploring. With an indoor fireplace, you can throw firewood into the fireplace to stay warm on cold nights. After Nordic skiing, you can put on warm clothes from the dryer before eating hearty chili. The multi-coloured wood walls surrounding the deep tub will entice anyone into bathing after stargazing on the patio. For guests considering staying longer, there is free parking and Wi-Fi available for your convenience.

5 Star Cottage with Hot Tub.
Longtown, England, United Kingdom
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the huge powerful shower & lovely bath were awesome & of course the hot tub
hot tub and bathroom are both beautiful
chris’s house was beautifully decorated and had an amazing hot tub and bathroom
Cleanliness:
very clean and better in real life
everything was very clean and in very good condition
fantastic little cottage which is very stylish and clean
good value for money very clean house and quite are
fantastic added touches extremely clean and will definitely be staying again
Host:
fab hosts who really had thought of everything and any questions were quickly answered
the hosts are very kind and helpful and extremely understanding
really enjoyed our stay the lodge was excellent value for money and the hosts were friendly and helpful
outstanding host very stylish accomodation and plenty to do locally and unwind at night in the hot tub
Location:
it’s in a perfect location to explore the countryside near carlisle
great location we will definitely be back
great location close to gretna carlisle and the lake district which speaks for itself
great weekend away couldn’t fault the place
really lovely property with in a great location
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7. Airy cabin with essentials (from USD 121)

Adventurers can feel right at home in this wilderness cabin with vaulted ceilings and knotty-pine interiors. In a separate shed, you can find a toilet, a sink, and toiletries. The small kitchen features a mini fridge, microwave, and kettle, allowing guests to prepare simple meals. This rental comes with free Wi-Fi despite its secluded location. There is a fire pit over which guests can cook skillet meals after canoeing adventures. This rental doesn’t have shower facilities, but you can use the sink’s hot water to wash alongside woodland creatures.

The Den - Scandinavian BBQ Cabin - Lake District
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
436 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially liked the electric blanket in the bed really helped warm us up
would if been nicer if it was a bit more private and a better heater for winter guests
we felt comfortable leaving for dinner when we had too
a beautiful change from the standard hotel room
the toilet (no shower) is outside of the cabin in rainy/snowy weather it's less then ideal
Cleanliness:
everything was fantastically clean to covid standards and there were plenty of cleaning supplies
place was clean and we had everything we needed
it's a cozy space which is spotlessly clean with some really nice touches (e
the room was spotless and very well organised
very cosy and clean
Host:
hosts where fantastic with quick reply’s
matthew & yassmine were exceptionally friendly hosts and lovely kind people
the bbq was amazing and matthew himself was a wonderful host
the hosts were friendly and very helpful
matthew was really friendly and hospitable
Location:
quirky cabin in excellent location
very cute place to stay
really cute cosy and comfy hut in a great location
lovely place ideal location would visit again
but well worth it for the amazing set up and location
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8. Quirky rental with mountain views (from USD 127)

Located in a peaceful setting, this quirky rental for two with mountain views overlooks pastures filled with grazing sheep. With a fully equipped kitchen, guests can easily prepare delicious gourmet meals. While your laundry spins indoors, you can enjoy fresh air and songbirds in the garden. This property comes with free parking, so you’ll have time to get lost in mazes and ski snow-covered mountains. You can enjoy drinking your favourite wine by the fireplace or while having a relaxing candlelit bath in the clawfoot tub. Other amenities include free WiFi, heating, and a dedicated workspace.

Woodend Bothy with views of Scafell
Woodend Broughton-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom
52 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sky tv free wifi and dvd’s
Cleanliness:
very clean with great facilities
very clean convenient beautiful and comfortable
beautiful location very clean and lots of thoughtful touches and local information
everything is very well organised and clean
paul and jella are great hosts the bothy was sparking clean and had so many lovely touches
Host:
cosy and lovely house too helpful and welcoming owners
the directions provided by paul was extremely helpful in getting to the property in the dark
paul and jella were very kind and helpful as always
jella and paul are lovely hosts and live nearby so are there if you need them
our hosts and their lovely dog were very welcoming and even helped put our shopping away
Location:
there is great walking right on the doorstep and is an ideal base to explore the western lakes
amazing bothy perfect location for walks out and drives to local spots
a little treasure of a place in a stunning location
amazing secluded place to stay in the lakes
great place to get away
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9. One-bedroom guest suite with laundry facilities (from USD 88)

While staying at this one-bedroom stone sanctuary for two, you can do laundry and dry it amongst red squirrels. On the patio, you can eat raspberry scones and tea by the garden’s flowering cherry trees. The navy kitchen connects to the living and dining areas, resulting in evenings full of good food and entertainment. With free-onsite parking, you can explore Hadrian’s stone-walled encampment with your pet. There is a cubical shower with shampoo in which guests can freshen up before dressing up for an evening of theatre.

The Byre at Hole House
Hutton Roof, England, United Kingdom
109 reviews Superhost
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
emma even kindly lent us her ironing board and full length mirror for our big day
the cottage is very well appointed with excellent comfortable beds
the twin beds were very comfortable
the kitchen was also really well equipped with lots of utensils so we could easily cook for ourselves
the style of the cottage the finishing touches the comfy beds the fresh eggs on arrival the location
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
everything was really clean and cozy
super clean and wanting for nothing
the place was very clean and furnished very beautifully
stylish sparkling clean quiet cosy
Host:
excellent hosts and excellent facilities highly recomended
emma is a perfect host
thanks for being a great host
emma is a perfect host
the best place and the best host
Location:
excellent location for the north lakes
a perfect location for a getaway in the lakes
this location is perfect for exploring the lakes
tucked away in beautiful countryside with a fantastic little walk right on hand
good location for the northern fells
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10. Charming retreat with free parking (from USD 61)

This charming stone retreat is near Moorside’s village shops, attractions, and more. With a comfortable sofa bed and a king-sized bed, this rental can easily accommodate a party of three. You can read your newspaper and sip coffee on the patio alongside a blue-jacketed Peter Rabbit. In the kitchen, you can prepare delicious shepherd’s pie for your loved ones while your laundry spins. After dinner, you can open the French Doors to grill marshmallows on the patio. There is no cell reception here, but there is free Wi-Fi access, so you can stay connected while on vacation.

Moorside.Cosy country hideaway in pretty village.
Garrigill, England, United Kingdom
179 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch and chairs were all super comfortable
the cottage is a great space the super king bed and red-squirrel filled garden were particular highlights
oh and the wifi works perfectly
during our stay the wifi signal was good enough even to watch netflix
the apartment has everything you need plus a nice view from the garden
Cleanliness:
it was immaculately clean and very comfortable
it was absolutely clean
beautiful cottage exceptionally clean and lovely and quiet
the bathroom is spotless with a very powerful shower over the bath
the annex is spotlessly clean & provides everything required for a relaxing break
Host:
hosts were lovely and knowledgeable
kind & friendly hosts
wonderful hosts in a wonderful setting
sally and brian are very welcoming hosts who are happy to offer any advice on the local area
they are a lovely friendly couple and were very welcoming
Location:
the location is perfect
the location is brilliant
a perfect rural getaway location
the location was great for walks and good pubs nearby in alston
fantastic location to explore the beautiful pennines
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Discover Cumbria's natural beauty

While in Cumbria, visitors can sip tea in splendid rural settings after engaging in rugged nature adventures. Throughout the English countryside, they can eat fish and chips, watch swans on pristine lakes, and view Tudor manors. By reserving a charming country cottage, they’ll experience all these amazing sights and more. Upon returning from Cumbria, they’ll be eagerly awaiting another chance to explore more of its natural beauty and wondrous attractions.

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