Where to stay around Ulverston?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 489 holiday lettings near Ulverston. From 362 cottages to 74 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 Ulverston is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ulverston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ulverston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ulverston Station: 1,931 holiday lettings
  • Laurel and Hardy Museum: 1,939 holiday lettings
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 2,428 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,093 holiday lettings
  • Coniston Water: 2,182 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ulverston listed on HomeAway 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 Ulverston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 362 cottages in Ulverston. Our other popular types of Ulverston holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ulverston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Ulverston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Ulverston, Cumbria Your Home Away From Home


    Located on the southern tip of the Lake District in England is the charismatic town of Ulverston. An Ulverston holiday will offer the best of both worlds; you can opt to have a tranquil, relaxing holiday in an Ulverston holiday rental cottage, or you can venture into the great outdoors with plenty of things to see and do. No matter what type of holiday you are looking for, an Ulverston holiday can deliver what you want.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Ulverston, Cumbria

    This historical market town has a lot to offer in terms of attractions and things to do. Within Ulverston itself visitors can indulge in activities such as swimming, tennis, golf, hockey, football and horse riding. The town has its own leisure centre which has a state-of-the-art gymnasium to build up a sweat in. About a mile outside of the town in the north is the Hoad Monument. Situated atop a hill, this is a perfect spot for bird watching, photography or just some walking, taking in the spectacular countryside views and views of the town.

    One half of the famous comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy, was born in Ulverston. As a result visitors can learn more about Stan Laurel and his partner at the town’s Laurel & Hardy Museum, which contains a staggering amount of memorabilia on this comical pair. There is also a 1930’s Art-Deco style cinema, The Roxy, which has a 43 foot screen with regular viewings of film favourites each month. Ulverston is also known as a festival town and there are many events throughout the year for visitors to enjoy. This includes the Dickensian Festival when residents and shopkeepers dress in clothing from the Victorian period. There is a traditional fairground, a Hog Roast and old-fashioned goods for sale.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Ulverston, Cumbria

    Approximately 30 minutes journey to the north of Ulverston, in the heart of the Lake District National Park, is the beautiful town of Ambleside. The first place to visit in the town is the remains of the Roman fort which was built there over 2,000 years ago. Visitors will be able to make out the Commander’s offices, several granaries and the building’s headquarters amongst the remainder of the fort.

    Artefacts that were uncovered during excavations can be seen in the nearby town of Kendal at its Museum of Natural History and Archaeology. Also worth a visit when at Ambleside is Rydal Mount which lies on the outskirts of the town. Rydal Mount was the home of the English poet William Wordsworth from 1813 to 1850. The house is filled with paintings, documents and furniture and is surrounded by beautiful gardens for visitors to walk around.

    Weather in Ulverston, Cumbria

    Due to the fact that the town of Ulverston is on the edge of the Lake District, visitors can expect a cooler and wetter climate than other parts of the British Isles. Having said this, an Ulverston holiday will offer comfortable daytime temperatures of 16°C during the summer months of July and August. The driest month of the year to have an Ulverston holiday rental cottage is April when there is an average of only 2 inches of rain. The cooler time to visit is during the winter months of December, January and February when the average daytime temperature is 5°C.

    Cheap Flights to Ulverston, Cumbria

    There are several nearby major UK airports which travellers can fly into to start their Ulverston holiday. The nearest is Blackpool International Airport (BLK) which is less than an hour and a half from the town. The second nearest is Manchester Airport (MAN) which is under 2 hours away from Ulverston. Travellers will find a range of operators offering affordable flights such as Jet2com, British Airways and BMI. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Aberdeen (ABZ), London Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) and Belfast (BFS).

    Activities and attractions in Ulverston

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Ulverston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lakes Aqaurium (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
    • South Lakes Safari Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • Go Ape Grizedale (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Brantwood (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Windermere Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
    • The Hawk Garden (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Ulverston

    Ulverston is famous for its panoramic lake views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ulverston is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fell Foot Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Yewbarrow House Gardens (6.9 mi / 11 km)
    • Coniston Water (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Winster Valley (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Go Ape Grizedale (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Old Man of Coniston (9.9 mi / 16 km)