Where to stay around Cumbria, GB?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 4,952 vacation rentals near Cumbria. From 1,847 Houses to 1,534 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cumbria for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cumbria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cumbria. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lake District: 4,665 vacation rentals
  • Windermere: 2,210 vacation rentals
  • Ambleside: 2,659 vacation rentals
  • Penrith: 3,080 vacation rentals
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,658 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cumbria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cumbria?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cumbria:

  • Windermere: 2,210 rentals
  • Ambleside: 2,659 rentals
  • Penrith: 3,080 rentals
  • Bowness-on-Windermere: 1,658 rentals
  • Keswick: 481 rentals

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

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

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Cumbria. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grange-over-Sands Station: 2,859 rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 755 rentals
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 3,062 rentals
  • Carlisle Cathedral: 477 rentals
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park: 2,856 rentals

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

Take in the lakeside beauty of Cumbria

Enjoy the history and other features of Cumbria. This romantic and walkable city is 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation in Cumbria. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)