Cumbria is predominantly a rural county packed with self catering holiday cottages and is considered one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and includes the whole of the Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, the Eden Valley, the North Pennines, the Furness Peninsula, and part of the Yorkshire Dales.
Cumbria is famous for award-winning attractions, you can discover the life and works of one of the many famous poets that have resided here, or climb through the trees and cruising across one of the many beautiful lakes. The variety of visitor attractions on offer in the Lake District ensures that all ages and interests are catered for. There is something for individual adventure seekers as well as families and couples. This is an opportunity to make your holiday slightly different as you have lots of alternatives to choose from in terms of self catering accommodation in the Cumbrian Lake District. You can find a cosy 2 bedroom holiday cottage with views of the lakes in Windermere, a large 4 star family holiday home in the hills, a Scandinavian style, pet friendly log cabin with a hot tub in a tranquil setting just minutes walk from the waters edge, a dog friendly lodge on the shores of Windermere, a 17th century farmhouse with spectacular views or a converted lakeland stone barn as your next HomeAway from home.
Your visit to Cumbria will be an experience like no other in England. The market towns of Kendal, Keswick and Cockermouth offer a unique shopping experience for the urban dweller, and the busy lakes of Windermere and Ullswater provide ample opportunity for boating or watersports. The east’s Eden Valley is one of the region’s best-kept secrets, and the west’s dramatic scenery of Buttermere and Wastwater well-worth the extra-mileage. Keep an eye out for England’s last golden eagle and don’t forget to stock up on Kendal Mintcake, still made in the town that bears its name. Visit Cumbria today and take in the county’s splendour for yourself make your holiday cottage in Cumbria your next HomeAway..