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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.

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Lovely stay

5 of 5
Really pleased with our stay at acorn lodge. Well equipped, spacious, clean, surrounded by woodland and just a minutes walk down to the marina. Have no doubt I would recommend to family and friends
  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2018

Short stay break!

5 of 5
Lovely place well furnished & kitted out. Ideally placed to walk out to shops & restaurants. Would recommend without hesitation. Many thanks
  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2018