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.
Charming 18thC former farmhouse, close to Keswick & Ullswater. Set amid panoramic views of surrounding fells. Individually designed en-suite rooms, guest lounge, free onsite car parking, dogs welcome, cycle storage & free WiFi.
Awarded best Bed and Breakfast in England 2011-2012, by Visit England, 5* Gold Awarded and their coveted Breakfast Award, Number 43 boasts prime location on Arnside's main promenade.
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.
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.
Recently refurbished, 5 rooms with new en suites. Flexible with regard to arrival times, cycle store and drying facilities available.
Near Patterdale and Glenridding, we have 3 self-catering holiday cottages all offering quiet, comfortable accommodation. Elm How, sleeps 8 and Cruck Barn, sleeps 2 are in the Grisedale Valley above Patterdale, near Ullswater.
Lyndale Guesthouse is nestled midway between lake Windermere and Ambleside village with superb views of Loughrigg fell and the Langdales beyond. Lake Windermere is 5 minutes stroll away.
Eco cottages, built and furnished to the highest standards, in 'one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen'.
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.
Offering 4-star quality bed and breakfast in their 17thC farmhouse. Situated close to the beautiful Lakeland village of Caldbeck on the edge of the Lake District National Park. 15 minutes from Keswick, Cockermouth and the city of Carlisle.
Detached single storey cottage away from the traffic in mature surroundings, with garage, private parking, sunny terrace with built in bbq and gardens. Walker friendly. Suitable for visitors with minor mobility problems, as ground floor.
Centrally located in the heart of the popular market town of Keswick, Sweeney's offers an ideal base from which to explore the spectacular Northern Lakes.
Hill Crest - 2014 'Guest Accommodation of the Year' winner. Relax in homely surroundings with panoramic views, delicious breakfasts and outstanding customer service. Close to Lake Windermere with many attractions near by and lovely walks.
A former 17thC coaching inn situated at the foot of Helvellyn in the heart of the Lake District, The Kings Head is surrounded by spectacular scenery with unsurpassed views toward St Johns in the Vale, Blencathra and Skiddaw.
Wallace Lane Farm Campsite is a peaceful and quiet little gem set high in the Cumbrian fells, with fantastic views over the Solway plain, sea and Scottish Mountains. Situated a short distance from the Village of Caldbeck.
This small and friendly guest house is located a short walk from the town centre and many of the rooms enjoy fine views of the surrounding fells. Bedrooms are well equipped and the breakfast room overlooks the small front garden.
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.
A family-run hotel located in the Stanwix part of Carlisle, just a 10-minute walk to the city centre and 5 minutes to the Sands Centre for popular theatre and concerts. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, evening meals and free parking.
A historic former hunting lodge set in stunning Grizedale Forest, close to the visitor centre and 2 miles from the pretty village of Hawkshead with its shops, cafes and pubs.
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.
Luxury apartment in traditional Lakeland building equipped with all modern conveniences. Set in the peaceful village of Portinscale on the edge of Derwentwater, 1 mile from Keswick. Pubs\restaurants within walking distance.
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.
Fellview is ideally situated in a quiet residential area just a few minutes stroll from the centre of Bowness and the shore of lake Windermere. Room only rate from £25.00 pppn - £35.00 Tariff is according to season and duration of stay.
High quality ensuite accommodation in a charming Medieval hall. Centrally located in the Eden Valley for touring, walking and cycling. Ideal stopover between the south/London and Scotland,12 mins from M6 and Penrith and 2 minutes from A66.
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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