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Make a holiday rental home or cottage in North West England your home away from home

North West England is a region of stunning landscapes, lively cities and vibrant seaside resorts. There are a huge number of rural retreats in North West England, making it one of the most well loved regions for holidays in England. Tourism in North West England revolves around both the vibrant and exciting cities and the wild, rural retreats North West England is famous for.

Things to do in North West England

There is a huge amount to do in North West England. The bustling cities of Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool and Chester are huge attractions in themselves, offering an incredible amount of sport, culture and history. There is so much to see and do in the cities of the North East England that tourism tends to be drawn to the urban areas, yet the whole area has an enormous amount to offer visitors.

Fly fishing and sea fishing in North West England is a hugely popular activity. There are a huge range of North West England fishing lakes and rivers to fish, as well as a long stretch of coast for sea fishing in North West England. Fishing is a real pleasure in the region, with beautiful brown trout being some of the best found anywhere in the UK.

The landscapes of North West England are perfect for a huge range of outdoor activities too. Walking, horse riding and mountain biking holidays absolutely thrive in North West England, especially for family holidays. The region is also littered with golf courses, the majority of which are open to the public.

There are also some wonderful agricultural shows in North West England to enjoy. The Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show, Loweswater Agricultural Show and Westmorland Agricultural Show are fantastic days out from a self catering cottage or retreat in North West England, allowing you an unrivalled insight into local lifestyles, dishes and customs.

Places to visit on holiday to North West England

Lancashire is the home of Britain’s most famous seaside resort, Blackpool. Blackpool is infamous across Europe as a centre of fun, with countless activities to enjoy by day and more events, pubs and clubs than you could possibly visit during your evenings. Lancashire is also home to some of the finest retreats in North West England, from the Forests of Bowland to the Ribble Valley. There are many great places to walk and cycle in North West England.

Merseyside is a vibrant region offering everything from international sporting events to iconic architecture. Liverpool, the main settlement in Merseyside, is a European Capital of Culture, home to many World Heritage Sites, national museums, galleries and concert halls. Music lovers will already be familiar with large parts of the city, and the Beatles’ style magical mystery tours of the city are hugely entertaining.

Travel to North West England

The more remote your retreat in North West England, the more effort will be required to reach it, but rest assured, the journey will be worth it. The cluster of huge cities in North West England means that reaching the area is easy. Both Liverpool (LPL) and Manchester (MAN) have huge international airports, as well as excellent road and rail networks, connecting North West England to the rest of the UK.


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                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                      Great house for large groups

                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                      Ten of us stayed 3 nights and had a great time. Communication with Lynn was very smooth and the full breakages deposit refunded on the day we checked out. Although the house is right next to a fairly noisy, fast road, the traffic was barely audible once inside or when sitting at the back of the house. We really enjoyed making use of the hot tub. Our only slight disappointments were that (1) we couldn't use the BBQ as it hadn't been cleaned by the previous guests which is a requirement and we didn't have the appropriate products to do this ourselves. (2) we couldn't use the bath tub in the Master Suite as the tap wasn't working. All in all we would recommend The Haven.
                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                      Felt like our own home

                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                      Absoultely loved the lodge/ caravan we stayed in. We felt like at our own home. It had all the facilities that you need and the lodge was literally 3-4 mins walk to the shore of lake. If I plan to visit lake district I would Definetely book the same lodge. We simply enjoyed our stay at your lodge. Thank you Paul for your good customer service and good work on keeping your lodge clean, fresh and upto the good standards. Will recommend to anyone.
                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2016
                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                      Lovely cottage in a fantastic location

                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                      The property has been very tastefully renovated with top notch appliances in the kitchen etc. We were a party of four adults and a Labrador and there was certainly no problem with space, which has been utilised to the maximum. All the utensils, pots and pans etc are more than adequate, however be prepared to bring/buy extra items like more dishwasher tablets, foil and kitchen roll if you plan to make meals at the cottage as we did. Also extra loo roll! That said this is a minor point, which does not detract from the fact that we had a wonderful stay and would definitely recommend. It is a shame there is no garden, but we knew that before we booked. Previous reviews have mentioned that their is no need to leave the area, which is something we can associate with. We bought a book from the local Co-Op, for walks from Elterwater, which is the best £3.50 you could spend!
                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016