Where to stay near Cumbria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,546 holiday rentals near Cumbria. From 1,757 Houses to 1,528 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cumbria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cumbria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cumbria. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Windermere: 1,751 holiday rentals
  • Ambleside: 1,950 holiday rentals
  • Lake District National Park: 2,853 holiday rentals
  • Lake District: 3,282 holiday rentals
  • Keswick: 438 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cumbria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cumbria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cumbria with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Ambleside: 1,950 holiday homes
  • Keswick: 438 holiday homes
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,484 holiday homes
  • Carlisle: 418 holiday homes
  • Kendal: 913 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Cumbria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Cumbria. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 2,426 holiday rentals
  • Aira Force: 2,086 holiday rentals
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 1,772 holiday rentals
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,090 holiday rentals
  • Hawkshead Grammar School: 2,383 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cumbria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Take in the lakeside beauty of Cumbria

Enjoy the history and other features of Cumbria. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its lake, hiking and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities and attractions in and around Cumbria

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cumbria has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Brantwood (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Cumbria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cumbria. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aira Force (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Gowbarrow Fall (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ullswater (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Place Fell (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ullswater (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • St. Sunday Crag (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)