Family Holidays in Cumbria
The Lake District, Cumbria is a great place for a fun-filled family UK holiday. There are so many places to see and things to do that will keep the whole family occupied.
The Lake District is famous for it's spectacular landscape and scenery, and camping is an exciting way for the kids to experience the great outdoors.
If you are planning a family get together, a self catering break or holiday lodge may be perfect for you.
Where to stay?
Whatever type of acccommodation you are looking for, we have it covered:
- Family-Friendly Hotels and Guest Houses
- Self-catering cottages and lodges
- Camping, Glamping and Caravanning
Use the search facility below to choose your ideal place to stay, then book via our easy to use online booking service. Don't forget to look out for the many FairBooking places to stay - guaranteeing you the best price and a better deal for the destination.
Nestling at the foot of the Pennines and enjoying uninterrupted views of the Lakeland fells, our comfortable cottages offer a high standard of accommodation and are open all year.
The Beech Hill Hotel is situated on the banks of lake Windermere. We have 57 bedrooms that have been refurbished to a high standard. Our AA rosette-awarded restaurant offers 2 delicious menus of local and seasonal produce.
The Roundthorn is a Grade II listed Georgian mansion is set in its own landscaped grounds and enjoys panoramic views of the Eden Valley, the Pennines and Lakeland Fells.
Recently refurbished, 5 rooms with new en suites. Flexible with regard to arrival times, cycle store and drying facilities available.
Situated near Coniston Water and within easy reach of the fells, Pomona is a charming 17thC oak-beamed cottage with free parking and Wi-Fi. Two superb pubs within walking distance both serving excellent food.
The George and Dragonis a beautifully restored 18thC coaching inn situated in a quiet village near Penrith. The restaurant and pub serves fresh, seasonal produce from the owners family estate as well as a range of excellent wines and ales.
@EdenGate is a family run Victorian guest house offering bed & breakfast accommodation situated ¼ mile from Penrith town centre. Within the 19th century exterior you will find quality cornicing and many more original features.
The property is situated in an extremely peaceful location, well within the Lake District National Park, at the head of the tiny, unspoilt valley of Dale Park. Dale Park is one of Lakeland's best kept secrets. It abounds in wild life.
A warm hearted 17thC inn set in the heart of the beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale overlooking St Mary's church. You can walk within minutes to Devils Bridge, Ruskins View and the Lune Valley.
Situated in the centre of Allonby that nestles in a sandy bay on the unspoilt Solway Coast. Our beautifully converted 17thC barn cottages are hidden away in a tranquil courtyard. All have original features retained.
Lingmoor is a beautiful Victorian guesthouse in Windermere in the heart of the English lakes only 200 metres from Windermere railway/coach and bus station. Wi-Fi throughout. Choice of breakfast. Recently refurbished rooms.
Welcoming guest house overlooking Fitz Park serving an extensive breakfast using locally sourced products with a Breakfast Award. Home from home, warm and welcoming. Recently refurbished to a high standard.
An original 16thC coaching inn on the outskirts of Grasmere village, The Travellers Rest epitomizes the traditional Lakeland inn.
A comfortable bed in a clean, fresh bedroom with en suite facilites, a good night's sleep in a quiet country guesthouse, a proper English breakfast with Cumberland sausages and home-made preserves are on offer in family-run house.
Ash Tree House is a traditional detached Lakeland stone house, built in 1851. It has en suite rooms and is close to the ancient Castlerigg Stone Circle and all the amenities of the town centre.
Bed and Breakfast of the Year, Cumbria Tourism Awards 2009. Storrs Gate House has a five star grading with Visit Britain. Vince and Shirley welcome you to our luxury family run country guest house, situated opposite lake Windermere.
Squirrel Bank Cottage has recently been redesigned and refurbished into a lovely ground floor cottage. This self contained cottage is set in a peaceful location but minutes away from the bustling village of Bowness and Lake Windermere.
Superb luxury bed & breakfast overlooking Lake Windermere. 14 individually designed bedrooms &. stunning gardens. Extensive breakfast menu. Full afternoon tea, snacks & cold platters available. Licensed bar. Wi-Fi. Parking.
Victorian house with a large garden to the side, woodlands to the rear and a large private car park. All non-smoking. Free on site parking.
Romantic Lakeland Stone cottages with terraced garden. The ideal location for a Lake District holiday, within 7 miles of Penrith. Three bedroom house & studio apartment. Open fire and wifi. Short breaks available.
Facing Elleray Gardens, Green Gables is a family owned and run guest house offering great value B&B accommodation and has seen many guests return.
Located in a peaceful rural hamlet in the Lake District National Park. Easy access to fells, lakes and Solway coast. A 17thC converted stone barn with lofted ceilings and exposed stone walls.The Hayloft is exceptionally clean and warm.
Ullswater House has 5 en-suite letting rooms,all contemporarily styled with luxury linen & towels, generous hospitality tray, local organic toiletries, TV and free Wi-Fi. Off-road parking, free EV Charger and outdoor seating areas to enjoy.
Detached Georgian house set in well-maintained gardens. Spacious rooms, all have been tastefully refurbished. Four poster beds available. Quietly situated, yet close to the town centre and lake. Real log fires.
There are loads of activities in the Lake District and Cumbria that are sure to keep the whole family happy. Whatever the age, there are attractions and activities that will suit.
A trip to the World of Beatrix Potter attraction at Bowness, or the new Children's Chocolate Factory at Hawkshead is great for kids of any age.
Adventurous older kids amongst us will love a quad biking, Go-karting or Segway experience. If you're seeking adventurous thrills, how about Go-Ape in Grizedale Forest and Whinlatter, and Infinity Bridge at Honister Slate Mine.
For the less sunny days, there are lots of indoor activities to keep the family happy, including swimming pools, museums, theatres and art galleries.
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