Cumbria - Self Catering Accommodation

Cumbria is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the UK but is also one of the most popular places to visit for a holiday or a long weekend break. Often better known as the Lake District, Cumbria has much more to offer than simply waterside scenery and walking tours. A diverse county dotted with quaint villages and lovely market towns, Cumbria has so much to enjoy that many people return every year and always discover something new. The Lake District National Park has sixteen lakes with the county's longest river, The Eden flowing through the park right up to the Solway Firth. A haven for ramblers, cyclists and anyone who loves outdoor pursuits, there is also a wonderful choice of accommodation.

Staying in a bed and breakfast room or suite, many of which are pet friendly, gives you the opportunity to sample eating out at one of the plentiful restaurants where freshly cooked produce makes every meal a special one. Cumberland Whirl is a local speciality sausage that is highly recommended. In the village shops there are culinary delights to buy such as Grasmere gingerbread or the famous Kendal mint cake. Friendly pubs also serve an excellent range of locally brewed beers.

If you choose to go self catering you can still enjoy delicious gourmet meals without hard work. Just order from Montgomery's Fresh Delivery Service. Based close to Windermere, Montgomery's takes the stress out of catering with freshly cooked food delivered to your door anywhere in Cumbria and beyond.

A large part of Cumbria is covered with hills and woodlands. This makes it a must for visitors who love to be close to nature. There are many caravan parks and glamping sites available in the county. Modern caravans offer a home from home feel with plenty of space and comfort. Glamping is nothing like the old days of camping. You get a real bed and all the amenities you need including modern bathroom facilities, flat screen TVs and, if you want to stay in touch with family and friends, you can also get Wi-Fi.

There is a myriad of choice when it comes to days out in Cumbria. Graythwaite Adventure, near to Windermere, provides the opportunity for exciting and adventurous activities. Choose from 4 X 4 off-roading, canoeing, paddle boards, clay pigeon shoots and many more. It doesn't matter whether you have any experience as the friendly qualified instructors are there to provide expert tuition.

Cumbria has an array of unusual landmarks including the 16th century Slater's Bridge where you can paddle in the waters of the River Brathay. Another rare sight is the 450 million year old Bowder Stone, a 200 ton chunk of lava which teeters at an exceedingly odd angle. There is a set of wooden steps so you can climb to the top.

In the West, Cumbria has stunning coastal scenery over the Irish Sea, the Solway Firth and Morecambe Bay. To the East are the beautiful Pennines and to the North of Windermere can see more of the 16 stunning lakes and villages. Ambleside, Conistan Water and Grasmere, the home of the poet and writer William Wordsworth are all beautiful places to visit. When you take a holiday in Cumbria there are stunning landscapes, exciting activities, fine dining and friendly locals who are proud to live there and who are longing to share their beautiful county.


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Blawith
Blawith

Birchbank Cottage

Birchbank Self Catering Cottage, Blawith sleeps 4 in a double and a twin bedroom plus a cot, the lounge/dining room/kitchen has TV, DVD player, ful...

£270 - £475 Per Week
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Eskdale
Eskdale

Bridge End Farm Cottages

4 and 5 Star

Seven 4 Star Gold and 5 Star rated Self Catering Cottages make up Bridge End Farm Cottages in Eskdale, Cumbria, sleeping 2 to 10, of Grade II Liste...

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Melmerby
Melmerby

Coachman's Country Cottage

5 Star

Coachman's Country Cottage is a unique and characterful self catering cottage set in the quaint country village of Melmerby. This beautifully a...

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Mockerkin
Mockerkin

Derwent Apartment

Derwent Apartment, Mockerkin is a comfortable 2 bedroom self catering apartment - the double room has an en-suite shower room and the twin bedded r...

£240 - £490 Per Week
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Orton
Orton

Fawcett Mill

Fawcett Mill, Orton near Penrith is a self catering holiday cottage accommodating 16 to 20 people in 7 bedrooms, specifically set up & ideal for fa...

£1995 - £3995 Per Week
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Cartmel
Cartmel

Field Beck in Cartmel

Set in a quiet lane on the edge of the ancient village of Cartmel, 'Field Beck' self catering holiday home looks like the sort of late Geor...

£695 - £1,100 per week - Varies
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Colton
Colton

Forest Field

Visit England 4 Star

Forest Field, Colton, is a four star rated self catering cottage designed just for two people. Forest Field is located in the unspoilt countryside ...

£360 - £480 per week
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Keswick
Keswick

Fulwith House

Fulwith House, Keswick is a 4 bed-roomed property that offers self catering accommodation sleeping up to 8 people. Fulwith House has been furnished...

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Carlisle
Carlisle

Green view Lodges

Green View Lodges, Carlisle is a small family run lodge park offering 4 self-catering lodges and 1 self-catering cottage. The 4 lodges all offer gr...

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Brampton
Brampton

Heads Nook Hall Holiday Cottage

4 Star Gold Visit England

Heads Nook Hall Holiday Cottage, Brampton offers luxurious self catering accommodation sleeping 4. The cottage is owned and managed by Heads Nook H...

£525 - £735 Per Week
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Ulverston
Ulverston

Hill Top Farm

Hill Top Farm, Ulverston is a traditional Lake District self catering holiday cottage, newly refurbished attached barn and games room in a detached...

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Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby-in-Westmorland

Holly Lodge

4 Star Gold

Holly Lodge, Appleby in Westmorland, our secluded, dog friendly self-catering cottage built 1894 as a museum was fully refurbished in 2015. It has ...

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Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkby Lonsdale

Howgills Barn

5 Star

Howgills Barn, is a contemporary and stylish barn conversion sleeping 4. This property is the ultimate in luxury self-catering accommodation, prov...

£650 - £900 Per Week
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Low Moor Head
Low Moor Head

Pheasant Lodge - Scottish Borders

5 Star Visit England

Pheasant Lodge - Scottish Borders offers 5 star luxury self catering holiday accommodation for 2 guests, perfect for a romantic getaway. Designed b...

£150 - £200 Per Night Min 2 Nights
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Penrith
Penrith

The Byre

The Byre, Penrith is a recently converted farm building, part of this 350-year-old farmstead. The Byre offers self catering accommodation for up to...

£415 - £545 per week
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Carlisle
Carlisle

The Steadings

The Steadings, Houghton, Carlisle is made up of five holiday cottages offering self catering accommodation from 1 night to weekly bookings in their...

From £300 per week
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Penrith
Penrith

Upfront Holidays

Upfront Holidays, Penrith is a small friendly, family run business providing unique self catering facilities for visitors who are looking for somet...

£400 - £650 Per Week
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Brampton
Brampton

West Nichold Cottage

West Nichold Cottage, Brampton offers self catering accommodation that sleeps 8 very comfortably making it ideal for large families or groups. E...

From £130 per night
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Grange Over Sands
Grange Over Sands

Witherslack Cycle Barn Bunk House

Witherslack Cycle Barn, Grange Over Sands is a self catering Bunk House accommodation in the South Lakes. Designed for cyclists, walkers, kayake...

From £25 per bed
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