Where to stay around Cumbria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,072 holiday lettings near Cumbria. From 2,009 Cabins to 2,009 Cottages, 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: 2,852 holiday homes
  • Windermere: 1,750 holiday homes
  • Lake District: 3,278 holiday homes
  • Keswick: 438 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 1,952 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: 438 holiday lettings
  • Ambleside: 1,952 holiday lettings
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,486 holiday lettings
  • Grasmere: 1,212 holiday lettings
  • Kendal: 911 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: 2,426 holiday rentals
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,091 holiday rentals
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 1,774 holiday rentals
  • Coniston Water: 2,188 holiday rentals
  • Grasmere Garden Village: 2,356 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.

Take in the lakeside beauty of Cumbria

Enjoy the history and other features of Cumbria. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its lake, hiking 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.

Activities and attractions in and around Cumbria

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cumbria has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Brantwood (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Cumbria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cumbria. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aira Force (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Gowbarrow Fall (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ullswater (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Place Fell (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ullswater (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • St. Sunday Crag (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)