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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.

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

The exhibition of the museum’s important collection of works by Pre-Raphaelite artists, their Heirs and related Arts and Crafts Movement textiles, ceramics, metalwork, furniture and costume... more

Merewood Country House Hotel (Hotel)

Merewood Country House Hotel Ambleside Road Windermere Cumbria, Ambleside Road, Windermere

Merewood Country House Hotel, Merewood Country House Hotel Ambleside Road Windermere Cumbria, Windermere, Cumbria

As soon as guests step through the front door of this beautiful country house, they will discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation. As far... more

Lakeside Hotel on Lake Windermere (Hotel)

Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge

Lakeside Hotel on Lake Windermere, Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

All bedrooms are individually decorated using rich combinations of fabrics and colours. Many of the rooms and suites offer breathtaking views of the lake... more

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House (Hotel)

Crook Road, Windermere

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Crook Road, Windermere, Cumbria

While it’s all period charm on the outside, inside it’s a seducing mix of contemporary cool with touchable soft furnishings, patterned wallpaper and smart modern furniture... 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

Lazonby Hall, Lazonby, Penrith, Cumbria

The House was built in 1848 by Lt. Colonel Alexander MacLean the 30th Laird of Ardgour in Invernessshire... more

Stonetrail Cottages (Self Catering)

Street Farm, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen

Stonetrail Cottages, Street Farm, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Perfect for couples and families, the entire complex is available for exclusive hire for groups of up to 16. Horse riding and mountain bike hire is... 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

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

The Lazy Fish (Self Catering)

Brook House, Embleton, Cockermouth

The Lazy Fish, Brook House, Cockermouth, Cumbria

The Lazy Fish is a converted barn that has underfloor heating and a wood-burning stove, together with contemporary furnishings and the use of an outdoor spa... 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

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria

It has an exceptional series of oak-panelled interiors with intricately carved chimneypieces and early oak furniture, culminating in the magnificent Inlaid Chamber. On display are collections... more

Yew Tree Farm, Reagill, Penrith, Cumbria

Visitors enjoy underfloor heating, stylish furnishings and excellent storage space, while the kitchen and dining areas are fully-equipped for a wide choice of cuisine. The master... more

Linthwaite House (Hotel)

Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

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

Linthwaite House, which is on a hilltop overlooking Lake Windermere, is the perfect base from which to explore the scenic surroundings. Linthwaite House, with its superb... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

The new hall has a Cupid Staircase, with a Mortlake tapestry. On display are collections of family portraits, tapestries, furniture and oriental porcelain... 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

Holker Hall & Gardens (Garden)

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

The magnificent great Holker Lime, its girth measuring over seven metres at its widest, is one of Britain's 50 greatest trees. The gardens contain truly unique... more

Carlisle Golf Club, Aglionby, Carlisle, Cumbria

You cannot relax at Carlisle, a perfect example being the 13th where the green is protected by two large bunkers and the big hitters will love... more

Cumbria Park Hotel (Hotel)

32 Scotland Road, Carlisle

Cumbria Park Hotel, 32 Scotland Road, Carlisle, Cumbria

The hotel is in an ideal location to tour around the Carlisle and the surrounding area. Carlisle’s central shops are 1... more

Stone Cottage (Self Catering)

2 Lane Head, Patterdale, Penrith

Stone Cottage, 2 Lane Head, Penrith, Cumbria

It is full of original features such as old beams and an open fire but with 21st century comforts: oil-fired central heating, two gorgeous bathrooms, a... more

Keepers Cottage (Self Catering)

High Grains, Bewcastle, Carlisle

Keepers Cottage, High Grains, Carlisle, Cumbria

This former shooting lodge has been beautifuuly restored to comfortably accommodate four adults and 2 children. From the garden you can enjoy spectacular views to Scotland... 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

Enzo's Escape (Self Catering)

Stone Barns, Mockerkin, Cockermouth

Enzo's Escape, Stone Barns, Cockermouth, Cumbria

The market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick can be easily reached by car. Enjoy fell-walking, mountain biking and much more right from your doorstep with para-gliding,... more

Lime Cottage (Self Catering)

Lime Cottage, Lime Cottage, Bigland Hall, Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8PB, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge

Lime Cottage, Lime Cottage, Lime Cottage, Bigland Hall, Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8PB, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Also in the cottage is an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Outside is off road parking for two... 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

Lakeside Hotel on Lake Windermere, Lakeside

In our private treatment rooms, skilled therapists restore body and mind - leaving you renewed, refreshed and glowing with radiance. Our pool and relaxation area are... more

Linthwaite House (Wedding Venue)

Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

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

The Exclusive use option allows you to hire your very own country house hotel, enabling flexibility and numbers up to 85. But for those who might... more

Courtyard Cottage (Self Catering)

Courtyard Cottage, Courtyard Cottage, 2 Bushby Yard, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5DB, United Kingdom, Sedbergh

Courtyard Cottage, Courtyard Cottage, Courtyard Cottage, 2 Bushby Yard, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5DB, United Kingdom, Sedbergh, Cumbria

The rest of the property contains an open plan living area with kitchen, dining room and sitting room. To the outside of the property there is... more

Gate House, Cumbria, Gate House, Coniston, Cumbria

The owners, Jane & Simon have, with much effort managed to create a home of the highest quality standards whilst carefully managing to preserve the properties... more

The Bridge (Restaurant)

Kirkby Thore Bridge, Penrith

The Bridge, Kirkby Thore Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria

Chef Paul McKinnon (who trained with Tyneside legend Terry Laybourne) has compiled a menu with wide appeal, with everything from Vietnamese-style chicken sandwich and a mug... more

Miller Howe Hotel & Restaurant, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria

There might be crab and sweetcorn broth or scallops on potato purée with black pudding to start followed by slow roasted pork belly with braised salsify;... more

Mungeon Barn (Self Catering)

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

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

On the first floor, and making the most of the views, is a large open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area 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

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

Bawd Hall (Self Catering)

Newlands, Keswick

Bawd Hall, Newlands, Keswick, Cumbria

There are three en-suite bathrooms available as well as a family bathroom and Bawd Hall has central heating, ample parking space and a garden and picnic... more

The Conservatory Restaurant (Restaurant)

Tufton Arms Hotel, Appleby-in-Westmorland

The Conservatory Restaurant, Tufton Arms Hotel, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

Menus have always offered something for everyone, but now with the emphasis on fresh fish delivered daily from Neve's fish suppliers in Fleetwood and the newly... more

The Drunken Duck Inn (Restaurant)

Barngates, Ambleside

The Drunken Duck Inn, Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria

High backed leather chairs and natural oak tables make for a smart but inviting main dining room where you can enjoy dishes with a strong local... more

Neddy Cut (Self Catering)

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

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

There are two super king-size double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, all situated on the ground floor. There... more

The Lingholm Estate, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria

This small traditional country estate lies at the heart of the Northern Lake District with the Lakeland Fells of Skiddaw to the north, Castlerigg and High... 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

Rothay Garden Hotel (Hotel)

Broadgate, Grasmere

Rothay Garden Hotel, Broadgate, Grasmere, Cumbria

All bedrooms are individually furnished to a high standard some with fabulous views over the fells. Sample the delicious, locally sourced food in the intimate dining... 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

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

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

The Terraces round the House have a variety of 19th century topiary in box and yew. The Low Garden below is a Victorian planting of rhododendrons... 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

Dalemain Historic House & Garden, Penrith, Cumbria

The 5 acre gardens have herbaceous borders and a Rose Walk with over 100 old fashioned roses. The wild garden has a mass of flowering shrubs... more

Cragwood Country House Hotel (Hotel)

Cragwood Country House Hotel, Ecclerigg, Windermere

Cragwood Country House Hotel, Cragwood Country House Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria

As soon as guests step through the front door of this beautiful country house, guests will discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation. The informal... 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

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