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Delight in the lakeside landscape of Workington

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Workington. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Workington

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Workington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Workington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Workington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crummock Water (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • St. Bees Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Buttermere (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Bassenthwaite Lake (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Workington

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Harrington Station or Workington Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Workington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday lettings around Workington. From 110 cottages to 110 cabins, 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Workington? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Workington. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harrington Station: 340 holiday lettings
  • Workington Station: 360 holiday lettings
  • Helena Thompson Museum: 361 holiday lettings
  • Funtastic Softplay Centre: 361 holiday lettings
  • Opera Bingo: 363 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Workington listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Workington?

Yes, of course. offers 110 Cottages in Workington. Our other popular types of Workington holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 110 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Workington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 128 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Workington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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