Find the best place to stay — Cumbria

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: 2,591 holiday homes
  • Windermere: 1,296 holiday homes
  • Keswick: 404 holiday homes
  • Lake District: 2,834 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 1,491 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: 404 holiday lettings
  • Ambleside: 1,491 holiday lettings
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,052 holiday lettings
  • Grasmere: 842 holiday lettings
  • Kendal: 706 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Cumbria?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Cumbria are:

  • Walney Island Airport (BWF): 611 self catering accommodations
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 332 self catering accommodations
  • Lancaster (XQL-Lancaster Train Station): 790 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 1,970 holiday rentals
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 1,653 holiday rentals
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 1,419 holiday rentals
  • Coniston Water: 1,733 holiday rentals
  • Grasmere Garden Village: 1,902 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.