Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Askham

The lake and parks create a pretty picture of Askham. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Askham

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Askham a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Appleby Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Askham

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Askham is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mayburgh Henge (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Ullswater (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Gowbarrow Fall (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Aira Force (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Place Fell (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ullswater (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Askham

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 53.4 mi (85.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Askham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 404 holiday lettings around Askham. From 197 Houses to 15 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Houses in Askham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 197 Houses in Askham. Our other popular types of Askham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 176 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 176 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Askham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Askham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.