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Self-catering holiday cottages in Cumbria

Cumbria is a patchwork of stunning rural landscapes, offering scenic surroundings for holidaymakers looking for a real break away from it all. Home to the Lake District and Lake District National Park, Cumbria is a haven for outdoor lovers, and offers a range of historic sites including Carlisle Castle, Furness Abbey and Hadrian’s Wall. If you’re planning a visit, take a look at our range of holiday cottages in Cumbria for a cost-effective and comfortable choice.

Fell View Cottage - Allithwaite, Cumbria
Fell View Cottage Allithwaite Cumbria Sleeps 4-5 (1 Double, 1 Triple). Village location. South Lakes. Pets welcome by prior arrangement

A comfortable property in a village location close to Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands. Many of the Lakes best attractions and facilities are close to the holiday home including the Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway and Aquarium of the Lakes A perfect base to explore the South Lakes or explore the famous gardens of Levens Hall.

Riverside Apartment - Kendal, Cumbria
Riverside Apartment Kendal Cumbria Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps: 4. Riverside apartment, Kendal, Short breaks. Sorry, no pets

This luxurious apartment has a wonderful riverside location, with generous balcony enjoying great views. Situated in the heart of Kendal, between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the apartment is conveniently placed to gorgeous scenery, rare wildlife, characterful market towns and cruises on Windermere. Close to the apartment are a wide range of attractions - a golf courses, a ski slope, walking and mountain biking and much more, all within a mile. There are many good restaurants, bars and pubs within walking distance that serve delicious home-cooked produce. This superbly presented apartment is conveniently placed to enjoy all the Lake District has to offer.

Sunrise Cottage - Alston, Cumbria
Sunrise Cottage Alston Cumbria Sleeps: 4 (+ baby/small child) 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Alston. Pet friendly self-catering cottage.

Viisit the North Pennines and Lake District at the same time! Wonderful pet friendly cottage sleeps 4. Alston is a market town steeped in history, with stone buildings and cobbled streets dating back to the 17th century. The Pennine Way passed through Alston. You will find local shops for all your self-catering needs - bakery, butcher and vegetable shops with local produce.

Alston is surrounded by some of the highest hills in the Pennines. The historic town sits at the cross-roads of five historic trans-Pennine routes, including the A686 which AA note as one the top ten drives in the World.

Jonty's Cottage - Ambleside, Cumbria
Jonty's Cottage Ambleside Cumbria 1 Double and 1 Twin. Ambleside and the Langdale Fells. Off-road parking. Disabled access.

Jonty’s cottage is a traditional Lake District property but with a contemporary modern interior. Situated in the village of Elterwater, the cottage gives you the chance to relax in comfort and enjoy the stunning surrounding area of the Lake District hills. You can hill walk, rock climb or scramble in the Great Langdales or just stroll down to the local village Inn. Located in the heart of the Lake District, the property is an ideal base from which to explore the English Lakes.

Sandbed Cottage - Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Sandbed Cottage Kirkby Stephen Cumbria Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps 4. Howgill Fells. Excellent walking. Stabling for horses. Bike storage.

Sandbed Cottage nestles at the foot of the slopes of Harter Fell, part of the spectacular Howgills. The stunning limestone pavements of Fellend Clouds just a short walk away. SandbedCottage is situated in a perfect position for exploring wild landscape of the Howgill Fells. It is only 7 miles from the ‘Book Town’ of Sedbergh and 3 miles from Ravenstonedale, a lovely little village with two pubs serving restaurant and bar meals. The ancient market town of Kirkby Stephen is just 7 miles away and sits at the head of the Eden Valley and on Alfred Wainwrights coast to coast route. The area also offers river fishing on the Eden, Belah and Lune, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and paragliding. A little further afield are the fells, lakes and mountains of the Lake District and the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales both offering plenty of attractions.

Woodside - Windermere, Cumbria
Woodside Windermere Cumbria Sleeps 6. 1 en-suite double, 1 double and 1 twin. Windermere. Pets Welcome by prior arrangement

An early 18th century cottage that is a wonderful period country hideaway. This recently renovated self-catering cottage is perfect for both families and couples. It is located within the heart of the Central Lakes. Windermere is only 7 miles away and there is so much to do in the surrounding area including walking, golf, pony trekking or the age of steam with the Windermere Lake steamers and the Haverthwaite steam railway. An ideal base to explore the Lakes.

Gillbank Cottage - Eskdale, Cumbria
Gillbank Cottage Eskdale Cumbria Bedrooms: 5. Sleeps: 10. Eskdale. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

A rural cottage yet within walking distance of several inns and pubs in the Lake District National Park - a superb base for a couple of families or large group holiday, with walking on the doorstep, canoeing, fishing and rivers with natural pools for swimming and Eskdale golf course is 7 miles away. This holiday house has high quality accommodation allowing for a very comfortable holiday.

Scenic Cumbria is an idyllic location for a nature-filled vacation. There are so many things to do, including a trip on Lake Windermere, a visit to the historic kingdom of Rheged or a day around Carlisle and imposing Carlisle Cathedral. Our accommodation in Cumbria has been selected for its location, amenities and comfort – choose a holiday cottage for a memorable visit to this fantastic region.

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