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Holiday Cottages In Cumbria To Rent

Holiday Cottages in Cumbria

If there’s one part of England to rival anywhere in the world for its natural beauty, it’s Cumbria. Characterised by rugged peaks, magnificent bodies of water and spectacular wildlife, Cumbria is an amazing place for a holiday and, even though it may just be a few miles from your home, Cumbria holiday cottages can feel like a world away from the usual hustle and bustle.

There are lots of amazing holiday cottages in Cumbria, including some of the finest in the whole country. Many Cumbria holiday cottages are found in the region’s picturesque towns and villages, while others are in even more remote parts and are perfectly located for those adventurous hiking, climbing or cycling holidays. Whether it’s a spacious lodge for you and your friends or a smaller stone cottage in a quaint little village like Skirwith, there are holiday cottages in Cumbria available for all tastes and budgets.

What to do on your Cumbria holiday cottage holiday

Cumbria is the perfect destination if you’re looking for adventure. Home to some of England’s largest peaks, including the towering Scafell Pike, it’s the place to go if you enjoy hiking or rock climbing. Whether you’re an expert mountaineer or an amateur fell walker, there are lots of holiday cottages in Cumbria that are perfectly placed for exploring those tall peaks and rugged uplands.

As well as its amazing natural landscapes, (and we haven’t even mentioned the lakes yet!), Cumbria boasts some spectacular wildlife. With six nature reserves in total, the county is home to some iconic species, including red squirrels, roe deer and even Ospreys, which migrate year on year all the way from Africa.

Cumbria isn’t all rolling hills and remote peaks, and the county is dotted with lots of picturesque towns and villages. Penrith, for example, is one of the large towns, easily reached by rail or road, and bustling with activity. Carlisle, the county town, is well worth a visit, boasting fascinating historic landmarks such as Carlisle Castle.

Take control of your next holiday and go self-catering with Cumbria holiday cottages. With pet friendly options, cottages with swimming pools and modern spacious lodges available, you’re bound to find your next amazing home from home in no time.

Cumbria Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Chartfield

    Chartfield

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S88836

    Perfect for friends or family who wish to stay together, this lovely house is ideally placed for exploring all the Lake District has to offer.
    Sitting just a hop, skip and jump from the very centre of Windermere, S88836 is a well-proportione...

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    • Big Cottages - Dolphin Cottage

    Dolphin Cottage

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Lower Holker Flookburgh

    S166999

    Just 2 miles from Grange-over-Sands, this spacious property is a great base from which to explore the Cumbrian coastline.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With wood burner, 42" Freeview TV with Chromecast, DVD p...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Lake Road Heights

    Lake Road Heights

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S133051

    Right in the heart of Keswick, this duplex apartment is within walking distance of shops and pubs, and even has the benefit of private parking.
    First Floor:
    Living/dinig room: With 55" Freeview Smart T...

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    • Big Cottages - The Old Bothy

    The Old Bothy

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Martindale Howtown

    S18648

    A lovely 1750’s Bothy combining charm and character with modern day facilities. Excellent views and Lakeside walks from the door.
    S18648, circa 1750, is a traditional, semi-detached, stone built holiday home which stands in a tranquil,...

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    • Big Cottages - Cranesbill Barn

    Cranesbill Barn

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S18580

    S18580 is a fantastic family property, ideally situated for keen walkers and those who love to explore.

    This cosy holiday property has an interesting and eclectic mix of styles and is situated in the heart of the village of Newbiggin-o...

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    • Big Cottages - Holly House

    Holly House

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S18631

    In the heart of beautiful Pooley Bridge a lovely village house ideal for large groups. Just moments from Ullswater.
    This charming, spacious village house has been totally refurbished and provides an excellent standard of holiday accommodatio...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Hill Top

    Hill Top

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Broughton East High Newton

    S129012

    Nestled between the high fells of the Lake District and the rolling Yorkshire Dales, this contemporary apartment is ideal for seeking out solitude.
    First Floor:
    All on the first floor.
    Liv...

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    • Big Cottages - Damson Cottage - LM1

    Damson Cottage - LM1

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18460

    The tranquil village of Waberthwaite, spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, is the setting for this holiday property.
    The tranquil village of Waberthwaite, spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, is the ...

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    • Big Cottages - Edderside Hall

    Edderside Hall

    Cumbria Allerdale District Mawbray

    S18716

    Situated in an AONB, this holiday property boasts stunning views across the garden and countryside towards the Skiddaw mountain range.
    This impressive Georgian country house, with adjoining owners’ annexe, stands in 3 acres of lawned g...

    Sleeps 18

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    • Big Cottages - Hazel Grove House

    Hazel Grove House

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Beetham

    S39442

    Enjoy a stroll in the 2-acre gardens of this spacious, characterful Georgian property which is well placed for the Lakes, Dales and Bowland Forest.
    S39442 is a wonderful Georgian residence, originally a farmhouse, which has benefited from ex...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Wild Goose Cottage

    Wild Goose Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Alston

    S18279

    Formerly the home of a farm labourer, this cottage is within easy reach of Hadrians Wall, Hexham, Newcastle, Ullswater or Keswick.
    Stunning conversion. Set in a quiet area just off the cobbled main street in Alston, this terraced holiday cot...

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    • Big Cottages - The Fold

    The Fold

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S135760

    A detached pine lodge with private decking, parking and lovely open views make this an excellent choice for your next Lake District adventure.
    Ground Floor:
    4 steps to entrance.
    All on the ground floor.

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    • Big Cottages - Galena

    Galena

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Glenridding

    S18466

    Super location within woodland and a SSSI. Teaming with wildlife but just a short stroll from amenities at Glenridding.
    Conveniently set among the woodland on the edge of the village of Glenridding, this detached Lakeland cottage stands in a...

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    • Big Cottages - The Nook

    The Nook

    Cumbria Allerdale District Bassenthwaite

    S126985

    Ideal for a family, this charming cottage is conveniently located to explore the stunning scenery of the Lake District National Park.
    S126985 is ideally located on the edge of the Lake District National Park, perfectly placed to explore the ...

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    • Big Cottages - Lazy Cottage

    Lazy Cottage

    Cumbria Copeland District Haverigg

    S18594

    Set close to an award winning beach, this cottage provides excellent walking opportunities within a place soaked in history.
    Coastal village location. Just a two minute walk from this cottage brings you to a harbour and award-winning sandy b...

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    • Big Cottages - Barn Owl Cottage

    Barn Owl Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Penrith

    S125759

    Perfect for a family holiday with a difference. Enjoy exploring Cumbria’s attractions, or simply take a llama for a walk!. S125759 is quaint and pretty, offering real home from home comforts and is set in a peaceful, tranquil, woodland garde...

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    • Big Cottages - Briar Rigg

    Briar Rigg

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S70215

    Set on the edge of Keswick, this semi-detached property is a wonderful base for a walking holiday.
    Regular visitors to Keswick will appreciate the excellent location of S70215 as a base for a Lakeland holiday. Situated on the edge of town, a...

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    • Big Cottages - Church View

    Church View

    Cumbria Allerdale District Caldbeck

    S70355

    Nestled in the beautiful village of Caldbeck, this beautifully presented holiday cottage is in the perfect location for guests looking for peace and tranquility.
    This beautifully presented, semi-detached cottage is nestled overlooking the ch...

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    • Big Cottages - Water Howes Cottage

    Water Howes Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S58107

    Contemporary style and Lakeland character are perfectly combined in this traditional cottage, just a stroll away from Ambleside village centre and the shores of Lake Windermere.
    Situated in the heart of the vibrant town of Ambleside, decorat...

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    • Big Cottages - Low Mouthlock Cottage

    Low Mouthlock Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S38155

    This rural, period property enjoys a secluded location between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. It has both character and appeal with a wood burner in the lounge and an enclosed garden.
    S38155 is a fantastically remote, quintessent...

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    • Big Cottages - Keepers Cottage

    Keepers Cottage

    Cumbria Carlisle District Carlisle

    S84265

    Perfectly placed for touring the Northern Lakes, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders, this lovely cottage is surrounded by peaceful countryside.
    Keeper’s Cottage is a renovated barn conversion set in a peaceful country location, yet ideal...

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    • Big Cottages - Combe n Sea

    Combe n Sea

    Cumbria Copeland District Millom Haverigg

    S170586

    A lovely family holiday property, close to amenities and beaches, with easy access to the Lake District, you will be spoilt for choice!. Ground Floor:
    Step to entrance.
    Bedroom 1:
    With kingsize bed.

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    • Big Cottages - Garden Cottage

    Garden Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S18629

    An attractive and spacious cottage close to the River Eamont. Open fire, enclosed garden and five minutes from Pooley Bridge and the lake shore.
    Ground Floor:
    2 steps to:
    Living room: With open fire and...

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    • Big Cottages - Yew Tree Farm

    Yew Tree Farm

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Broughton East High Newton

    S168135

    Ideal for couples or a family, this cosy barn conversion is ideally located for peaceful holiday yet within easy access of many attractions.
    Ground Floor:
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan livi...

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