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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in Cumbria

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in Cumbria? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in Cumbria to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Hardcragg Hall (Self Catering)


Hardcragg Hall, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Hardcragg Hall has gas central heating, oak-panelled furniture and a wood burning stove, while service users can also enjoy a conservatory and en-suite bedrooms, with one... more

The Samling (Restaurant)

Ambleside Road, Windermere

The Samling, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Local produce is handled with care and consideration to produce original constructions such as tender Cartmel Valley quail served with a delicate ravioli of prawn and... more

The Wordsworth Hotel & Spa, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria

It became a hotel in 1874 following the Victorian tourist boom which began after the completion of the North Western railway in 1847. Over the years... more

Ford House (Self Catering)

The Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Ford House, The Square, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Some interior features that guests will find particularly enjoyable include an open fire, original character-beamed ceilings, underfloor heating and Amtico flooring - while a music centre... more

Broadoaks Country House (Wedding Venue)

Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere

Broadoaks Country House, Bridge Lane, Windermere, Cumbria

The perfect wedding presents itself in many guises – it all depends who is looking at it. Broadoaks boutique Country House Hotel is all about delivering... more

Chimney Gill (Self Catering)

Chimney Gill, Low Buildings, Sebergham, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 7EB, United Kingdom, Sebergham

Chimney Gill, Chimney Gill, Low Buildings, Sebergham, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 7EB, United Kingdom, Sebergham, Cumbria

All three of these rooms can be offered as a twin on request. There are also two further twin rooms... more

Lodge on the Lake (Self Catering)

Lodge on the Lake, Fallbarrow Park, Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DL, United Kingdom, Bowness-on-Windermere

Lodge on the Lake, Lodge on the Lake, Fallbarrow Park, Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DL, United Kingdom, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Outside, the decking to the front and side is complete with furniture and BBQ, and offers a tranquil place to relax and watch the boats sail... more

Broadgate House, Broadgate, Millom, Cumbria

A walled garden enclose wide herbaceous beds. The house was built for the family and they have occupied it ever since... more

Temple Sowerby House Hotel & Restaurant, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria

Awarded 2 AA rosettes for the past 14 years, the style is modern British fine dining with a twist! Wonderful combinations of flavour delight the taste... more

Muncaster Gardens, Ravenglass, Cumbria

Don´t miss these in April & May, or `Bluebell Heaven´ in April. No matter what time of year you visit, there is always something in flower... more

Old England Hotel & Spa (Hotel)

23 Church Street, Windermere

Old England Hotel & Spa, 23 Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria

There are two restaurants too chose from, depending on your mood. Try Number 23 Church Street for the fine dining experience (organic, locally produced are the... more

Temple Sowerby House Hotel & Restaurant, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria

It’s a charming house with no two rooms the same. Each bedroom has its own appeal and features, from cosy beamed rooms to high Georgian ceilings... more

Broadoaks Country House (Hotel)

Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere

Broadoaks Country House, Bridge Lane, Windermere, Cumbria

Traditional architecture and features meet quirky modern twists and there’s more than a hint of playfulness within the interiors; but the owners are nothing if not... more

Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant (Hotel)

Ambleside Road, Windermere

Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The 2 AA Rosette restaurant serves a seasonally changing menu with most ingredients sourced locally... more

The Dock Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness

The Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

The social history of Barrow is also explored alongside its transformation to industrial hub. But there’s plenty more here too... more

Windermere Boutique Hotel (Hotel)

Lake Road, Windermere

Windermere Boutique Hotel, Lake Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The hotel has been recently completely redesigned and refurbished to become one of England´s leading contemporary boutique hotels and one of the best hotels of its... more

Tufton Arms Hotel (Hotel)

Market Square, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Tufton Arms Hotel, Market Square, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

All twenty two bedrooms are individually furnished and decorated offering all modern day comforts and luxury. The elegant Conservatory Restaurant offers something for everyone and every... more

The Willowsmere (Bed & Breakfast)

Ambleside Road, Windermere

The Willowsmere, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria

There are 2 lounges for guests use and a large landscaped secluded garden where you can enjoy a drink from the well-stocked cellar. The Willowsmere has... more

Green Barn Cottages (Self Catering)

The Green, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen

Green Barn Cottages, The Green, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

In a beautiful rural location close to the village of Ravenstonedale with its two pub/restaurants and village shop, the cottages are furnished and equipped to a... more

Dixon Ground Farm (Self Catering)

Dixon Ground Farm, Coniston

Dixon Ground Farm, Dixon Ground Farm, Coniston, Cumbria

The cottage has been lovingly cared for by the owners and their upmost respect for the property is apparent throughout. All who visit Dixon Ground Farm... more

Applegarth Villa (Hotel)

College Road, Windermere

Applegarth Villa, College Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The new suites are large, full of sumptuous furnishings as well gadgets, mood lighting and stunning bathrooms. Most rooms and all the suites have stunning views... more

Crown and Mitre (Hotel)

English Street, Carlisle

Crown and Mitre, English Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

The 94 spacious bedrooms and a fully equipped Conference and Banqueting Centre, with an ideal central location, make the Crown and Mitre a perfect choice for... more

Linthwaite House (Restaurant)

Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

Linthwaite House, Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Start with sesame crusted tuna loin, mango and papaya salsa with lemongrass pannacotta followed by rump of Cumbrian lamb served tagine style with couscous, tomato and... more

Blenheim Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)

Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

Blenheim Lodge, Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Inside, take to one of its decorative rooms, replete with elegant antique furniture, uplifting Laura Ashley wall colours and bundles of charm. Book the Langdale and... more

Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria

The Great Hall is filled with paintings and heraldic windows, and the Octagonal Library rises to a Gothic vault. In the Dining Room, complete with restored... more

The Old Laundry (Self Catering)

The Old Laundry, The Old Laundry, 6 Croft Courtyard, Clappersgate, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LE, United Kingdom, Ambleside

The Old Laundry, The Old Laundry, The Old Laundry, 6 Croft Courtyard, Clappersgate, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LE, United Kingdom, Ambleside, Cumbria

Outside there is off road parking for one car and a shared, lawned garden with furniture located across the main road. The Old Laundry is a... more

Hidden River Cabins (Self Catering)

Brackenhill, Longtown, Carlisle

Hidden River Cabins, Brackenhill, Carlisle, Cumbria

Open plan living and kitchen areas make for a comfortable stay, with guests enjoying luxury bed linen, a flat screen television and views over the river... more

Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

Magnificent Abies Cephalonica, Tulip Tree and a Tudor Knot garden. The Wild Garden has a profusion of flowering shrubs and wild flowers, in early summer there... more

LakeSide House (Small Hotel / Inn)

40 Lake Road, Keswick

LakeSide House, 40 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria

The high quality rooms are individually designed and each have a contemporary en-suite, flat screen digital tv, tea and coffee making facilities ample wardrobe storage and... more

Steele's Mill (Self Catering)

King's Meaburn, Penrith

Steele's Mill, King's Meaburn, Penrith, Cumbria

The mill's restoration includes hand-made oak features courtesy of local craftsmen, and the water wheel itself has much of its character saved. The riverbank that runs... more

Hillthwaite Poet's Bar & Restaurant, Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Most importantly using meat from local Lake District farms which has a leaner, tighter texture, a slightly darker colour and a unique flavour that guarantees freshness.... more

Tewets (Self Catering)

Tewets, Mungeon Farm, Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8EY, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge

Tewets, Tewets, Mungeon Farm, Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8EY, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

There are three ground floor bedrooms (two super king-size doubles and a twin), all with en-suites and an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining... more

The Riverside Spa (Spa)

Rothay Garden Hotel, Broadgate, Grasmere

The Riverside Spa, Rothay Garden Hotel, Grasmere, Cumbria

Here it’s all about connecting with nature; traverse the Reflexology Walk – a heated stone path leading from the warm herbal pine sauna to the ambient... more

Bay Horse Hotel (Restaurant)

Canal Foot, Ulverston

Bay Horse Hotel, Canal Foot, Ulverston, Cumbria

From the a la carte menu guests can sample classic British dishes ranging from fresh local brown shrimps served warm in a lemon parsley butter with... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Fast forward into the 21st century and the museum now hosts one of the finest collections of local lad and portrait painter George Romney’s paintings in... more

South Lakes Wild Animal Park (Attraction / Activity)

Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness

South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

The talks on giraffe and rhino conservation are also excellent. On the last Sunday of the month, there are Kids Zoo Club sessions where keepers focus... more

The Old Courthouse Gallery (Museum / Art Gallery)

10, Edenbridge Gardens, Appleton, 10, Edenbridge Gardens, Appleton, Ambleside

The Old Courthouse Gallery, 10, Edenbridge Gardens, Ambleside, Cumbria

The range of work displayed is extensive and covers multiple media - woodworking, wall art, glass, ceramics, metal sculpture and jewellery. Whether you are a collector... more

Ees Wyke Country House, Nr Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria

Start with a crisp little gem salad with apple and almond black pudding topped with a poached egg and vinaigrette dressing. A light courgette and parmesan... more

The Lodge (Self Catering)

Stonehouse Farm, Hayton, Brampton

The Lodge, Stonehouse Farm, Brampton, Cumbria

There are a number of famous places to visit within a short drive, such as Hadrian's Wall and Gretna Green, the historic city of Carlisle and... more

Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel (Restaurant)

Sharrow Bay, Howtown, Penrith

Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel, Sharrow Bay, Penrith, Cumbria

The six course dinner menu (with a vegetarian alternative also available) includes sorbet and cheese courses. This could commence with breast of smoked duck, spiced poached... more

Jerichos (Restaurant)

College Road, Windermere

Jerichos, College Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Dishes on the regulalry changing menu include plenty of local produce such as potted local Flookburgh shrimps with oak smoked salmon, potato chive salad, emulsion vinaigrette... more

Hazel Bank Country House, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria

Hazel Bank is the picture perfect Lake District Country House setup, and the welcome is just what you would expect. Hosts Donna & Gary pride themselves... more

Borrowdale Gates Hotel (Restaurant)

Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick

Borrowdale Gates Hotel, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria

There is a good selection of wines to choose from and for those with a specialist palate, there is a 'reserve' list of specialist wines from... more

Eller Riggs Cottage (Self Catering)

Eller Riggs Cottage, Eller Riggs Brow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7PD, United Kingdom, Ulverston

Eller Riggs Cottage, Eller Riggs Cottage, Eller Riggs Brow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7PD, United Kingdom, Ulverston, Cumbria

The cottage also contains an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area. Outside the cottage is off road... more

The Punch Bowl Inn (Restaurant)

Crosthwaite, Lyth Valley, Kendal

The Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria

High-backed chocolate brown leather chairs, sparkling white linen and polished oak flooring give the dining room a decidedly modern feel. The menu adheres to the local/seasonal... more

Hipping Hall (Restaurant)

Cowan Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale

Hipping Hall, Cowan Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

The dishes are crafted to bring out strong rustic flavours with enough finesse that all the individual components are identifiable. The seven course tasting menu is... more

Lake District National Park (Attraction / Activity)

Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal

Lake District National Park, Murley Moss, Kendal, Cumbria

Board a ferry to sail the splendid Lake Windermere, take the kids on a treetop trek at the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole, set aside... more

Ashlack Holiday Cottages (Self Catering)

Ashlack Hall, Grizebeck, Kirkby-in-Furness

Ashlack Holiday Cottages, Ashlack Hall, Kirkby-in-Furness, Cumbria

Special rates are available for winter stays and a number of family attractions and outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed, such as sailing, fishing and horse riding.... more

String of Horses (Small Hotel / Inn)

Faugh, Heads Nook, Faugh

String of Horses, Faugh, Faugh, Cumbria

All of our rooms are en-suite, with digital TV, free Wi-fi, central heating and tea/coffee making facilities. All beds are made with luxury satin stripe bed... more

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