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.
The family run Lamplighter Dining Rooms offers the very best in accommodation in the Lake District.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Glen is situated in a quiet location in its own grounds under "The Helm" (local walk and view point of Lake District Moutains and Morecambe bay) but within a 100 metres of country pub & restaurant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 17thC working Lakeland sheep farm set in magnificent scenery. Beautifully converted from traditional stone barns, our cottages are spacious, comfortable and well equipped.
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.
Beech House is a family run guest house offering a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is situated in the small village of Glenridding in the beautiful Eden valley.
Winner of the Trip Advisor, Exceptional Service Award 2015 - 5 star cottages with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. A breakfast basket delivered to your door each morning is complimentary and champagne is chilled for your arrival.
Thornthwaite Farm is set amidst the beautiful scenery of the Woodland Valley. We have five cottages including our 4 star VisitEngland Gold Award barn conversion and a luxury Log Cabin all with stunning views of the Lakeland fells.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eco cottages, built and furnished to the highest standards, in 'one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen'.
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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