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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 - Charming Kendal Cottage S98639

    Charming Kendal Cottage

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Kendal

    S98639

    S98639 is a stunning modern property finished to a high standing providing luxurious accommodation. It is perfect for a family break, or golf enthusiasts, situated adjacent to the first tee of Carus Green Golf Club. The property also boasts its ow...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Nr Penrith Cottage S59648

    Cosy Nr Penrith Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Martindale Howtown

    S59648

    Set within a private 27 acre estate, Lakeside House is nestled at the foot of Hallin Fell, and enjoys over half a mile of Ullswater lake frontage with boathouse and private jetty.

    Lakeside offers its guests secure gated access, helicop...

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    • Big Cottages - Gorgeous Eden Cottage S72778

    Gorgeous Eden Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District

    S72778

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

    Sleeps 12

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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 - 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 - Attractive Penny Bridge Cottage S162963

    Attractive Penny Bridge Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Egton with Newland Greenodd

    S162963

    This delightful holiday home is nestled on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park, a haven for walkers and cyclists.
    Ground Floor:
    5 steps to entrance.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area:
    ...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Kirkby Stephen Cottage S114161

    Beautiful Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S114161

    This detached cottage is a great choice for families or friends to relax in the countryside or explore this stunning area.
    S114161 is a detached cottage and enjoys a comfortable living space opening out onto a private patio with outdoor seat...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Alston Cottage S18279

    Wonderful Alston 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 - Cosy Clappersgate Rental S25355

    Cosy Clappersgate Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S25355

    S25355 is a beautiful period property full of charm and character and a very welcoming place to enjoy a holiday. Conveniently located in the heart of the Lake District there are many pretty villages close by including Coniston and Hawkshead and...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Chapel Stile  Rental S25359

    Splendid Chapel Stile Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Elterwater

    S25359

    Thrang Brow is a deceptively spacious house overlooking the beautiful Baysbrown valley and nicely located on the edge of the village of Chapel Stile. This area is a walkers paradise and Thrang Brow the ideal place to return to after a day in th...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Kirkby Lonsdale Cottage S94236

    Cosy Kirkby Lonsdale Cottage

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Kirkby Lonsdale

    S94236

    Located in the heart of the Cumbrian market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, Reuben’s offers comfortable accommodation with everything you could want right on the doorstep. . Centrally located in the market square and accessed via its own external ...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Glenridding And Southern Ullswater Cottage S18466

    Wonderful Glenridding and Southern Ullswater Cottage

    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 - Luxury Chapel Stile  Rental S25345

    Luxury Chapel Stile Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Elterwater

    S25345

    S25345 is a charming property located in the middle of the village Chapel Stile, just 10 minutes drive from the town of Ambleside. There are fantastic views from S25345 towards Lingmoor Fell and many walks to be enjoyed if you want to explore t...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Ambleside Rental S25351

    Exquisite Ambleside Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S25351

    Superbly located in the heart of Ambleside, this spacious house is close to the many attractions of the town including a cinema, restaurants, pubs and shops. A real family home, it is stylishly furnished, has books and games for your enjoyment ...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Carlisle Cottage S84265

    Beautiful Carlisle 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 - Gorgeous Haverigg And The National Park Coast Cottage S18594

    Gorgeous Haverigg and the National Park Coast 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 - Gorgeous Keswick Cottage S84718

    Gorgeous Keswick Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S84718

    Stylish townhouse, excellent facilities, patio garden and parking. 5 minutes level walk to town centre. S84718 is a modern, stylish town house with all the features guests are seeking, including Wi-Fi internet access, three bathrooms, excellent ki...

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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 - 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 - Tasteful Bowness On Windermere Cottage S24439

    Tasteful Bowness-on-Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Bowness-on-Windermere

    S24439

    Located in the village of Winster, this property is in a wonderful location, just a 5-minute drive from Bowness-on-Windermere.
    Bellman Houses are set in the wonderful countryside of the Winster Valley, in 120 acres of working farmland, and y...

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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 - Exquisite Alston Cottage S18278

    Exquisite Alston Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Alston

    S18278

    A traditional farmhouse with wonderful views from the enclosed garden. A fantastic base for large groups wishing to visit Northumberland and the Lakes.
    This traditional farmhouse lies half a mile beyond the outskirts of Alston on the borders...

    Sleeps 19

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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 - Adorable Kirkby Stephen Cottage S70526

    Adorable Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S70526

    Nestled in this truly beautiful location, S70526 is the perfect base for walking enthusiasts to relish the fantastic walks from the doorstep.
    S70526 lies in a rural location in the village of Crosby Garrett which is now part of the Yorkshire...

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