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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 - Adorable Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S85058

    Adorable Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S85058

    A 3 bedroomed bungalow with superb views.
    S85058 is situated in the village of Pooley Bridge, on the shores of Ullswater, with easy access from the M6 Motorway and just five miles from the market town of Penrith. The property is ideally situ...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Buttermere And Borrowdale Cottage S72907

    Quaint Buttermere and Borrowdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Rosthwaite

    S72907

    This 5* Gold cottage offers top quality accommodation at the foot of Honister Pass, overlooking Hause Gill in the Borrowdale Valley.
    S72907 offers lovely accommodation in the heart of the Borrowdale Valley - a walker’s paradise. The co...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Keswick Apartment S134416

    Beautiful Keswick Apartment

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S134416

    Spacious apartment in Keswick town centre, with walks from the door and amenities on the doorstep.
    First Floor:
    Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge/diner: With TV, DVD, CD radi...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Kendal And Lakes Gateway Lodge S126408

    Wonderful Kendal and Lakes Gateway Lodge

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Natland

    S126408

    This spacious property is great for families or groups of friends to get together, with a cosy open fire and 2-acre grounds to explore.
    Whether it’s for a Christmas and New Year gathering, a special family celebration or a landmark bir...

    Sleeps 14

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S85062

    Captivating Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Askham

    S85062

    A traditional 18th-century Cumbrian cottage, retaining many original features with beautiful panoramic views.
    A traditional 18th-century Cumbrian cottage with beautiful panoramic views, located in the small picturesque village of Helton. A p...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Bassenthwaite Cottage S126985

    Wonderful Bassenthwaite Cottage

    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 - Quaint Windermere Cottage S18729

    Quaint Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S18729

    Cosy Lakeland stone cottage conveniently located in the heart of Windermere with easy access to shops, pubs and restaurants.
    This charming Victorian Lakeland stone terrace cottage stands in the very heart of Windermere. The property has been...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S18649

    Inviting Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S18649

    Ideal for family groups, and converted from an attractive Victorian school building, this property is quietly situated close to Ullswater.
    Quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater, this single-storey holiday home with large, enclosed ...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Buttermere And Borrowdale Cottage S85075

    Inviting Buttermere and Borrowdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Rosthwaite

    S85075

    Traditional stone built cottage in the heart of the Borrowdale Valley.
    Situated in the stunning Borrowdale Valley, with panoramic views from the front to the Derwentwater fells S85075 is a traditional stone built cottage. The cottage was ref...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Caldbeck Fells Lodge S77615

    Excellent Caldbeck Fells Lodge

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Ellonby

    S77615

    Enjoy wildlife spotting from this detached lodge, with red squirrels, hares, birds and roe deer all known to live in the surrounding area.
    S77615, a detached timber lodge, is situated on the edge of a forest, with the towering larches and un...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Bassenthwaite Cottage S80563

    Attractive Bassenthwaite Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Bassenthwaite

    S80563

    Converted from old farm buildings with original wooden beams and set in the heart of Bassenthwaite with a village green, two farms, a pub and a stream with ducks.
    S80563 is a delightful end of terrace cottage located in a traditional Lakelan...

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    • Big Cottages - Tasteful Grange Over Sands Apartment S81983

    Tasteful Grange-over-Sands Apartment

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Grange-Over-Sands

    S81983

    A comfortable duplex apartment enjoying a central location within the popular town of Grange-over-Sands and with easy access into the Lake District.
    Occupying the first and second floor of a characterful Victorian building, with high ceiling...

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    • Big Cottages - Tasteful Bowness On Windermere Cottage S83333

    Tasteful Bowness-on-Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Bowness-on-Windermere

    S83333

    Families or groups of friends can enjoy time together, yet with some independence, and an ideal base from which to discover the South Lakes.
    S83333 is a substantial, double-fronted family property dating back to 1904. This attractive, semi-d...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Keswick Cottage S84532

    Beautiful Keswick Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S84532

    Luxurious accommodation large enough for 2 families, 5 minutes walk from the town centre and amenities.
    A luxurious town house 5 minutes level walk to Keswick Town Centre, 200 metres from the Convention centre and close to Fitz Park, the Riv...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S18631

    Exquisite Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    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 - Splendid Kirkby Stephen Cottage S101599

    Splendid Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S101599

    Ideal for couples or a small family wishing to discover this area of Cumbria, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
    Built in 1848 Yew Tree House is a superb example of a Georgian house and adjoining, former coach house which has been tr...

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    • Big Cottages - Stunning Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S18629

    Stunning Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S18629

    These two holiday cottages (refs NP80 and NP81) are situated ½ mile from the shores of Lake Ullswater in superb surroundings. This working farm borders the River Eamont and is close to the craggy peaks of the lakeland fells. Fells nearby include t...

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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Silloth And The Solway Coast Cottage S18701

    Delightful Silloth and the Solway Coast Cottage

    Cumbria Allerdale District Aspatria

    S18701

    Stable conversion with original features in quiet, peaceful location at end of farm track, lovely countryside views, close to Aspatria.

    In a peaceful location at the end of a quiet farm lane, these cottages enjoy views across open past...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Penrith Cottage S105163

    Wonderful Penrith Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Penrith

    S105163

    Welcome to S105163, an 18th-century treasure which nestles between the market town of Penrith and the picturesque village of Pooley Bridge.
    If you are looking to visit the Northern Lakes and fells this terraced cottage, adjacent to the owner...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Windermere And Troutbeck Bridge Cottage S81986

    Cosy Windermere and Troutbeck Bridge Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S81986

    Detached cottage located in the grounds of Orrest Head House with easy access to one of the finest short walks in the Lake District, Orrest Head. S81986 is a detached house located in the grounds of Orrest Head House just above Windermere Village....

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Cockermouth And The North West Fells Lodge S18405

    Excellent Cockermouth and the North West Fells Lodge

    Cumbria Allerdale District Plumbland

    S18405

    Fantastic detached country house with stunning interiors, luxury finishing touches and large gardens. Good access to both coast and country.
    Situated in a peaceful, rural location on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, these delig...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Gorgeous Cockermouth And The North West Fells Cottage S121713

    Gorgeous Cockermouth and the North West Fells Cottage

    Cumbria Allerdale District Tallentire

    S121713

    Gamekeeper’s Cottage is perfectly located for a family to explore the Lake District National Park and the beautiful beaches of the Cumbrian coast.
    A warm welcome awaits you at this spacious accommodation situated in the south wing of T...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Lowick Cottage S50187

    Beautiful Lowick Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Lowick

    S50187

    With excellent walking, cycling and a wealth of attractions nearby, S50187 occupies a superb location in the South Lakes.
    S50187 is a fantastic, detached holiday cottage situated on the edge of Backbarrow. For many years the property served ...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Windermere And Troutbeck Bridge Cottage S100791

    Charming Windermere and Troutbeck Bridge Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S100791

    Enjoying a peaceful position with country walks from the doorstep, yet only a short stroll into Windermere village, ideal for exploring the stunning Lake District.
    Located in a sought after area below Orrest Head, S100791 was formerly the bi...

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