Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Thirlmere

The lake, gardens and parks display a scene truly unique to Thirlmere. This walkable and welcoming city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Thirlmere

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Thirlmere a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Brantwood (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Thirlmere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Thirlmere is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hellvellyn (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lodore Falls (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Derwent Water (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Ullswater (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • St. Sunday Crag (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hope Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Thirlmere

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 28.7 mi (46.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Thirlmere?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,107 holiday rentals near Thirlmere. From 755 Houses to 46 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Thirlmere for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thirlmere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Thirlmere. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ullswater: 2,553 holiday rentals
  • Rydal Mount: 2,905 holiday rentals
  • Coniston Water: 2,566 holiday rentals
  • Church of St Mary: 2,875 holiday rentals
  • Brantwood: 2,728 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thirlmere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Thirlmere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 755 Houses in Thirlmere. Our other popular types of Thirlmere holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 46 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 294 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 294 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Thirlmere?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Thirlmere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.