christmas and new year in cumbria

  • Take a cruise or train ride with Santa or visit him at his grotto
  • Enjoy some festive shopping
  • Take a Victorian Christmas Tour at Muncaster Castle
  • Spend Christmas in the Lake District - Book online
High Dale Park Barn

VisitEngland 3 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 2 units, £225-£683 pupw sleeps 2-6, Hawkshead

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.

Pomona Bed & Breakfast

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £70-£90 prpnb, Coniston

Situated near Coniston Water, a charming 17thC oak-beamed cottage, log fires, superb decor, warm, friendly welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Within easy reach of the fells. Two superb pubs within walking distance both serving excellent food.


VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 4 units, £285-£725 pupw sleeps 2-6, Penrith

Four superbly well-equipped, comfortable cottages, surrounding central courtyard, in tranquil countryside. Resident proprietor. Ideal base to explore Eden Valley, Lakes and Pennines. Short breaks available.


places to visit

Abbot Hall Art Gallery


Abbot Hall is one of Britain's finest independent art galleries in a beautiful setting beside the river Kent and overlooked by the ruins of Kendal castle.

Beatrix Potter Gallery


This charming 17th century building, which served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, now houses an annually changing exhibition of Potter's original artwork.

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