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A holiday rental home in Grasmere is the perfect escape from the every bustle.

Grasmere is located in Cumbria which is set in the Lake District National Park. There is plenty to do all throughout the year and visitors often find that the best way to enjoy the area is by taking a holiday rental home or cottage. This allows the rental home to be the centre of their activities whilst allowing them to enjoy many of the comforts of home.

Things to do on holiday to Grasmere

Grasmere, like much of the Lake District, is a wonderful spot for those who enjoy the out of doors. There are, of course, many options for water sports. Hiking, camping and, for the more adventurous, mountain climbing are also popular activities. The famous poet William Wordsworth is from Grasmere and two homes where he lived still stand. The homes, Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount, are both open for visitors. Those who love his work will enjoy the chance to gain inspiration by visiting these homes. The most important event of the year in Grasmere would be Grasmere Sports. This yearly event takes place in the month of August and has been a Grasmere tradition since 1852. Grasmere Sports features a variety of games including wrestling and hound trails.

Places to visit on holiday to Grasmere

For visitors who enjoyed a stop by the homes of Williams Wordsworth, they may also like to visit some other notable literary sites that are located nearby. There are attractions with ties to both Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin within a short drive of Grasmere. Those wishing to take in as much of the Lake District as possible may choose to take a guided tour. There are several tour operators in the area, including Lakes Supertours. Visitors can get a glimpse of several important attractions all from the comfort of a luxury coach.

Weather in Grasmere

Whilst the weather in Grasmere is a bit milder than in some other parts of the country, there are some factors to consider when travelling. The area has a good amount of rainfall throughout the year, but the most rain occurs in the latter part of fall and winter. The winter days are quite short, which limits many outdoor activities. The year round average temperatures are between 5 and 15 degrees Celsius.While many choose to holiday to Grasmere in the summer, visitors will find relatively mild temperatures all year.

Travel to Grasmere

There are plenty of options for travelling to Grasmere. Visitors can fly into either Newcastle(NCL) or Manchester (MAN). Another option is to fly into Blackpool (BLK). Whilst this will require a drive of about an hour to reach Grasmere, the fares are often less expensive. Visitors can also ferry into the area. From many ports in Europe, those wishing to visit Grasmere can board a ferry to Newcastle. Railway is another popular form of travel in the area. The closest station is Penrith Railway.

    Excellent! 4.3/5
    (6 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #8113477
    6
    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #890
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
        (16 reviews)
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        • 5 BR
        • 6 BA
        • Sleeps 10
        Cottage #8118515
        16
        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #8131921
          1
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
            (3 reviews)
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Cottage #8150565
            3
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              Exceptional! 5/5
              (9 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #8139323
              9
              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                • 4 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                Cottage #6717007
                1
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8148306
                  1
                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #8133888
                    9
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Multiple rentals Apartment #8148306
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #1931104
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
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                          Cottage #1967813
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #6717006
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Multiple rentals Apartment #8148306
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #6717008
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8148306
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Cottage #8147021
                                    4
                                      • 5 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #8227880
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8208913
                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #6717185
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Cottage #1968919
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #1862642
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #6717385
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #6882580
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #6717384
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Apartment #8179968
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Cottage #8179972
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 4 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Farmhouse #6717009
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #6922987
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #8129479
                                                              4
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #8139364
                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8139364
                                                                  5
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #8148320
                                                                    1
                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #1983411
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (21 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #1933633
                                                                        21
                                                                        Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Cottage #1123064
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                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (33 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                            Bungalow #1905885
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                                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Bungalow #8146970
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                                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                House #1747932
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (26 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  House #8151978
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                                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #6492026
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                                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (16 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cottage #8076509
                                                                                      16
                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (27 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Barn #8173830
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                                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (17 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          House #1883428
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                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (29 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cabin #8160308
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                                                                                            Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #8144499
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                                                                                              Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (28 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #1933735
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                                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #6472092
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                                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    House #8159153
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                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (28 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Barn #1949986
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                                                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellent

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property was well situated, with wonderful views, two sunny terraces. Inside the rooms were well furnished in character with the area but modern with a great log fire and full central heating . The two bathrooms well equipped with great showers , one over a bath. The is extensive equipment and cooking facilities . Overall a great experience. We hope to visit again later this year . Many thanks to the owners
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Great location and very comfortable stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The lodge was exactly as seen in the pictures. The place was clean and tidy and very comfortable. The location to the Lake and other great nearby walks was amazing! Overall, very happy with our stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 09, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017