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.
Quiet location with stunning panoramic views across Derwentwater to Borrowdale. Newly renovated to a high standard. Elevated garden with outdoor seating. Open plan guest living/dining area with log fire. Home baking. All diets catered for.
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.
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.
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.
No children under 5 years. Quiet location but central with a relaxed atmosphere and good hospitality. High standard of housekeeping, excellent breakfasts. Unobstructed parking for each room. Free fishing permits (subject to availability).
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 17thC working Lakeland sheep farm set in magnificent scenery. Beautifully converted from traditional stone barns, our cottages are spacious, comfortable and well equipped.
Pine Tops has 2 comfortable self catering apartments set in 2 and a half acres of gardens and woodland, with panoramic views of Lake Windermere and mountains. Situated in a peaceful but convienient location near to all the popular amenities
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.
Newby Bridge Caravan Park is a perfect location for self catering holidays; surrounded by woodlands, the Park provides a a tranquil setting with an abundance of wildlife, excellent facilities and easy access to a variety of activities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The family run Lamplighter Dining Rooms offers the very best in accommodation in the Lake District.
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.
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.
A tastefully furnished B&B located in a quiet, rural village, just 2.5 miles from the market town of Penrith. Cycling and drying facilities are provided, children are welcome and parking spaces are available. Ground floor rooms.
Welcome to Brook House - A Lakeland stone Victorian guest house built in 1892. Offering Bed & freshly cooked breakfast from our varied menu.
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.
Cottages and apartments full of character set amidst the beautiful lake and mountain scenery of Coniston. Central location provides easy access for exploring the Lake District.
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.
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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