Where to stay around Cumbria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,102 holiday lettings near Cumbria. From 2,369 cottages to 255 houses, 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 Cumbria is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cumbria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cumbria. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lake District National Park: 3,084 holiday homes
  • Windermere: 1,758 holiday homes
  • Keswick: 440 holiday homes
  • Lake District: 3,332 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 1,968 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cumbria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cumbria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cumbria with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Keswick: 440 holiday lettings
  • Ambleside: 1,968 holiday lettings
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,503 holiday lettings
  • Grasmere: 1,228 holiday lettings
  • Kendal: 928 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Cumbria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cumbria. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 2,458 holiday rentals
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,111 holiday rentals
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 1,817 holiday rentals
  • Coniston Water: 2,207 holiday rentals
  • Grasmere Garden Village: 2,390 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cumbria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Why people love visiting romantic Cumbria

The lakes and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Cumbria. Travellers appreciate the hiking in this walkable city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Attractions in and around Cumbria

Looking for things to do while you're in Cumbria? Local attractions include Rookin House Activity Centre, Lake District Wildlife Park and Go Ape Grizedale. Don't miss cultural highlights such as Hill Top. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at St. Bees Beach or experience the natural beauty of Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fall. Fun activities in the city include Ambleside Pier, Whinlatter Forest Park and Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing. Discover Ullswater, Place Fell or Ullswater while exploring the city during your stay. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Brotherswater, St. Sunday Crag and Hellvellyn.