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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.

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Search a great range of family-friendly accommodation here in the Lake District, Cumbria. Use the search grid below to enter your dates of arrival and choose from a great array of places to stay.
 
 
 

Family events

There are always loads of great things happening to entertain you and your family. Check out the family fun events below, which are taking place across the county.
Den Buiding

Adventure Club

Keswick

Mon 17 - Wed 19 Feb 2020

Multi activity holiday club for children aged 7 -12 years old.

The Elves And The Shoemaker

The Elves And The Shoemaker

Keswick

Tue 18 - Wed 19 Feb 2020

This hilarious re-telling of the much-loved classic tale from the inescapably inventive Stuff and Nonsense is a total delight for all the family, full of wit, charm and captivating puppetry.

Family Yoga

Family Yoga

Grasmere

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Revitalise your senses, stretch your muscles and bond with family members in this guided yoga session.

The Naughty Fox

The Naughty Fox

Keswick

Fri 21 - Sat 22 Feb 2020

Experience a world of puppetry, music, light and bountiful energy as our two storytellers bring magic to household objects.

The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps

The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps

Keswick

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Celebrated poet and broadcaster Murray Lachlan Young stars in this thrilling new family performance perfect for audiences young and old.

See a T-Rex in Barrow town centre this Easter

Barrow Dino Day

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 4 Apr 2020

On Saturday 4th April Dinosaurs will be roaming the streets of Barrow town centre. This family-friendly, FREE event will see a wide range of dinosaurs and themed activities in the heart of Barrow. Children will love this Roarsome event.

Leighton Hall's Classic Car Show

Classic Car Rally

Carnforth

Sun 5 Jul 2020

The 21st Classic Car and Bike Show

 

Family activities

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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Follow a young family as they prepare for a fun-filled Lake District holiday:

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Accessibility - Hotels and B&Bs

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