Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Backbarrow

The lake, riverfront and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Backbarrow. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the spas, restaurants and bars. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Backbarrow

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Backbarrow a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lakes Aqaurium (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Brantwood (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • South Lakes Safari Zoo (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Backbarrow

Travellers enjoy Backbarrow for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Backbarrow is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fell Foot Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Winster Valley (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Yewbarrow House Gardens (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Coniston Water (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Lyth Valley (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)

Where to stay around Backbarrow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,138 holiday lettings near Backbarrow. From 508 Houses to 541 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Backbarrow is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Backbarrow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 508 Houses in Backbarrow. Our other popular types of Backbarrow holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 541 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 541 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 541 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Backbarrow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Backbarrow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.