Cumbria borders Scotland and is home to the last golden eagle in England. Most of England’s peaks are within the borders of the county. The upland areas have their share of tourism, but most are drawn to a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cumbria. Lake District National Park is a source of inspiration for many and the English are proud of it. Natural beauty abounds in Wastwater and Buttermere as well. There are many other places of interest in Cumbria, including Cockermouth, Kendal, and Keswick. Indeed, these market towns are a revelation for city dwellers. We got word about something called Kendal Mintcake and they say it’s a peppermint delicacy everyone should sample–and bring home in baskets if possible. As you finalize your holiday itinerary in Cumbria, we’re happy to give you a hand in finding awesome accommodations. Check out our top holiday lodges in Cumbria, the UK.
Just 15 minutes away from this accommodation is the best view in Britain somewhere over Wastwater. This Airbnb has woodlands all around and is a log cabin to boot. You’ll find a wood-burning stove, of course. But apart from the look of it, this accommodation is modern, secure, and comfortable. A mezzanine bedroom adds another level of charm to the open-plan living space. There is a deck that bridges indoor comforts to the wonderful outdoors surrounding the cabin on every side. You can book the cabin for a weekend with a group of friends. It is equally apt for a romantic holiday for two.
Traditional Log Cabin in the LakesCumbria, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsplenty of space and a good sized well appointed kitchenvery comfortable although the steep steps to the bedroom and the outside bathroom take some getting used tojust an amazing space and didn’t mind having to go to the outhouse for the toilet and showerso clean and cosyvery clean and welcomingit is spotlessly clean and very spaciousit was also spotlessly cleanthe cabin was really clean and warm
Host:helen was a great host and made sure everything was perfect for my arrivalhelen was a fantastic host we had loads of privacy with the quick responses when needing assistancegreat place and great hostsfantastic lodge and scenery host was very kind and helpfulhelen and her family were such wonderful hosts on top of the luxury of the beautiful cabinRead more reviewsbeautiful setting close to the national parklocation is great so close to the seaside and the mountainsit’s in a great location only a short drive to many popular lake district walksit's in a good location near to the beachgreat location very cosy daughter loved it
The length of Hadrian’s Wall is a constant presence in Cumbria. Eden Valley is right on the fringe of the lake district. In this area awaits a private estate for lease. This log cabin could be the perfect spot for a holiday. There is a small lake which is accessible to guests. There are basic amenities to make your stay comfortable. For added flair, the Airbnb hosts furnished the cabin with a lush double bed. If you don’t mind seeing red deer right outside your door then this could really be the place you are looking for.
Log cabin surrounded by wildlife in stunning spot!Carlisle , Cumbria, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cabin itself was warm with the extra help from a heater when neededwifi is available but for me i'd recommend turning your phone off and enjoying the peace and quietthe cabin has a great heater which keeps it warm and toasty so inside is very comfortablevery homely and clean with personal touchesvery clean pretty much everything we needed5* in every possible way - clean comfortable and quietruth had the place spotless and ready for our arrivalyou can expect a cozy log cabin that is clean
Host:lovely most helpful owners ruththe friendly deer were a noveltygreat space and great host great new yeargreat cosy cabin with a lovely and very helpful hostthe host ruth is friendly and welcoming while also affording privacyRead more reviewsgreat value and close location to a69 so idealbeautiful location and lace to visitsuch a lovely location and so peacefullocation was great with lots of lovely walks and pub food near bycutest little cabin ever deer right outside the door walks close by close to the local area too
A party of four planning a few days’ vacation near Cumbria’s lakes would feel at home at Kiri Cottage. Two bedrooms and a hot tub make the cottage a rather fancy feature in a working farm. But, all of that is for your comfort and convenience. The private accommodation gives guests access to a private lake. If you are looking for adventure beyond the courtyard and the garden, the ask the Airbnb host about the private deer park near the cottage. This refurbished cottage is friendly to pet dogs as well.
Luxury 5* cottage with hot tub KIRI COTTAGEEdenhall, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswifi/tv was really good (netflix already logged in bonus ) fireplace was a nice touchextremely comfortable and enjoyable stay with amazing amenitiesgood quality amenities especially in the kitchenevery little thing had been thought of from the luxury toiletries to the fan in the bedroomsecond time we visited here great space lots of room for entertainingsparkling clean and host provided towels and toiletriesthe place was spotless and really well furnishedbeautiful place to stay really clean and had everything we could have neededthe house was sparkling clean and lovely to stay invery clean welcoming and a great place would definitely recommend
Host:the hosts responded quickly and were very helpfulgreat work being a great hostfriendly helpful hosts and well equipped housemark and lindsay were helpful throughout our staythe check in process is super simple and our host gus was so friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsamazing location by a lakegreat location and stylish place :)beautiful house in a beautiful locationtop notch unit and lovely locationgorgeous place in a great location
A few minutes drive to Cartmel Priory is an Airbnb holiday home known as Crumble Cottage. It’s there near the edge of the Lake District ready and waiting. Contrary to the connotations of its quirky name, the cottage itself is a study in elegance and thoughtfulness. Furnishings are modern and the kitchen would satisfy any home cooks. Meanwhile, the views from the sitting area would please any serious meditator. Herb gardens and woodlands surround the property and invite guests to embrace peace. But, for bone-deep relaxation, there is a private courtyard with a hot tub. There, you can spend hours melting your worries away. Crumble Cottage is a great place to spend a special occasion with your beloved.
Upper Crumble with hot tubGrange over Sands, Cumbria, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswifi could also be better in the cottagestunning location and cosy clean little cottage with lovely hot tub
Host:sarah and stew were amazing hostssarah and stewart were so welcoming and excellent hostsour hosts were fantastic so knowledgeable thoughtful and caringthe hosts were extremly welcoming and very helpfulsarah and stuart are engaging friendly and helpful with being intrusiveRead more reviewsthe surroundings are peaceful and beautiful and cartmel is only a short walk or a bike ride awayexcellent place easily commutable to the lakeswhat a lovely place to spend a weekendlovely little place not far from cartmel villagewonderful cottage beautiful location superb host
The lakes of Windermere are famous for their beauty. You can experience the Lake District by choosing accommodation that is far from the maddening crowds. Windermere’s humble origins are still evident in the countryside outside the bustle at the center of the town. A lodge near the national park is furnished with all you will need, including a river pool for the kids. The lodge is equipped to house four people for a private holiday in Windermere. The space is cosy but airy. Your first sighting of the wooden exterior will surely set you up for a wonderful holiday in the countryside.
HOLLYTREE LODGE NR. WINDERMERE, WITH STUNNING VIEWS, SLEEPS 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsthe lodge was very clean and tidythis lodge was extremely clean and well equippedwell equipped clean and comfortablethe lodge was spacious clean and very equippeda cosy clean lodge with everything we needed for our stay
Host:the owner is very responsive and hospitableRead more reviewsit was in a great location and meant we could explore lots of the lakes easilylimefitt park where the lodge is situated is in a lovely settinggreat place to stay and the location of the holiday park is highly recommended by usthe park itself is well maintained and in a beautiful spot close to windermerelovely location and views
A cottage that is decorated and furnished for a family on holiday even provides guests with mountain bikes. There’s plenty of indoor activities you can do in the spacious living areas should the weather keep you in. The charming interiors encourage staycations (and why not?) On pleasant days, you can head out of your temporary home to buy local produce and cook to your heart’s content. This Vrbo listing is quite homey and even offers guests access to the barbecue grill in the garden. This cottage is ideally located in Lake District National Park. No matter how strongly you feel like staying in, the sheer beauty of the surrounding landscape would call to you.
Holiday Cottage In Beautiful Lakeland Valleyboot, holmrook, GB
Ask the Vrbo host about the origins of ‘Troutbeck 9’ when you get the chance. Surely, there is an interesting anecdote behind the name of this lodge near Lake Windermere. There could be no better place to start out for every lakeside adventure on your to-do list. Lake Windermere is the largest among England’s natural lakes. The lodge is still just a comfortable ride away from other popular towns in Cumbria such as Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside. The lodge may look simple from the outside, but its furnishings are modern and chosen to bring pleasure. As many as four guests can stay in comfort.
Log Cabin On Shores Of Lake Windermere, Surrounded By Breathtaking Scenery
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsthe double room was spacious and ad an ensuite with a powerful showerlovely clean property and accurately advertisedthe cabin was very clean and had everything that you could needthe lodge was clean modern and very welcoming - loved the fire hope to return soonRead more reviewsthe location is just perfectwe were so comfortable here and the location was really quietexcellent to book location on site brilliant quite very relaxinggreat to be able to park alongsidethe resort itself has a nice little shop which is stocked well and not overpriced
What do you know about watermills? You can learn about them firsthand when you book a converted centuries-old building in Eden Valley. The space could be the ideal hideaway for a hermit on a holiday. There is a riverbank nearby. Or, it could be the most romantic place in Cumbria for a couple taking a break from everyone else. There is a waterfall that you can watch from the balcony. (Pray that it rains for a spectacular natural show). The indoor living areas are picture-perfect. The Airbnb hosts have gone to great lengths to make the conversion memorable so that your stay will be a unique holiday experience.
The Mill, Rutter Falls,Great Asby, Cumbria, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsoutstanding cottage well equipped and very comfortablethe kitchen is well-equipped and the clawfoot bath a lovely touchthe beds were really comfortable and there is plenty of cupboard and wardrobe spaceaccommodation is well equipped warm and comfortablethe mill is immaculately cleanthe mill is spotlessly clean well appointed with everything you could want to make your stay comfortableit is incredibly well maintained immaculately clean and well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay
Host:kind regards steven claire & jakehosts were welcoming and very helpfulour host made us feel very welcome and she was extremely helpful and informativejane and jim were the perfect hostsjim and jane were great friendly hosts and the prosecco homemade bread and jam were a lovely touchRead more reviewsa must visit location was wonderfulrutter falls is lovely location with stunning wildlifeperfect for relaxing with good location for exploring mountains and lakes in lake districtabsolutely beautiful little house in a fantastic locationthe location just next to the waterfall is truly special
Have you ever stayed in a traditional slate cottage? Bowness is a town that boasts of many curiosities, not the least of which is Patridge Holme. The restoration has transformed this 19th-century building into a holiday retreat that offers modern accommodations. A warm welcome awaits guests entering the open-plan common areas. There are two bedrooms, which should be more than adequate even for the most discerning clientele. The building itself may be coming along in years, but the decor is relevant and fresh. This Vrbo listing is a good candidate for a notable holiday in Cumbria.
Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
Top guest reviewsnice cozy cottage fully equippedwe very much enjoyed our stay and really appreciated having wi-fiwell equipped kitchen comfortable bed wi-fi and parking one minute walk away with a parking permitreally good facilities - warm and really well equippedclean well appointed housevery comfortable and clean
Host:the parking permit was invaluable and a big thank you to the owners for providing itpleasant communication with the ownersRead more reviewsgood location worth a look greatvalueeasy travelling distance to many iconic placesan abundance of good walks and restaurants close byparking lot only 100 steps away very easy walkgroceries are an easy two minute walk to tesco
A Victorian house is a great starting point for walks in the lake district or an adventurous trek up the mountains. The stone house is fully furnished with modern comforts, including a luxury bath. Why settle for a quick shower after a tiring day of sightseeing when you can soak your weary bones in a tub? The Victorian house is revived and refurbished with all the trimmings of a great hotel. You won’t want for anything, or perhaps you’d ask the Vrbo host for more fuel for the log burner. Everything you need is provided for, including a back garden where you can see as far as the horizon.
House With Mountain Views
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with modern applianceswe had a very wet week and the basement made for a perfect drying roomthe house was clean and very well kept upit was spotless cosy and comfortable - especially the bedsthe place was clean comfortable stylish light and airy and equipt with everything we neededlovely lakeland period slate property which was very clean & light which made us feel at ease immediatelyan excellent location clean with everything required as a ‘home away from home’
Host:the host was very helpfulchristine the owner very helpful and quickly responds to any messagesRead more reviewsvery enjoyable stay in great property close to ambleside centrelovely property well situated for walks and towngreat position just above ambleside which meant just a few minutes walk down to the townthere are lot`s of phantastic walks and nice pubs in the arealovely property in a really convenient position for walking down into ambleside
Find solace in England's Lake District
Cumbria’s popularity had never waned. Its appeal is timeless because the beauty of its towns is closely associated with lush woodlands, scenic mountains, and coveted lakeside adventures. Cumbria is a place for restoration and healing, and there, you are likely to experience the perfect holiday with friends and loved ones.
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