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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.

Rothay Manor Fine Dining (Restaurant)

Rothay Bridge, Ambleside

Rothay Manor Fine Dining, Rothay Bridge, Ambleside, Cumbria

Dinner is proceeded by canapes and drinks in the comfort of the bar or drawing room, with fresh homemade bread, amuse bouche and pre dessert all... more

White Moss House (Restaurant)

Rydal Water, Grasmere, Ambleside

White Moss House, Rydal Water, Ambleside, Cumbria

A dinner could start with spiced celeriac and chive soup followed by White Moss soufflé of Coniston Water char and oak roast Wastwater sea trout married... 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

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

There is also a rose garden, a nuttery, fine herbaceous borders, and a fountain garden laid out with pleached limes. High walls, huge beech-hedged walks, mixed... 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

North Lakes Hotel and Spa (Hotel)

Ullswater Road, Penrith

North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria

First class spa with treatments and 13m indoor pool. Family friendly with lots of choice on rooms - major refurbishment completed in 2016... more

Silloth on Solway Golf Club, Silloth, Cumbria

At around 6,600 yards, it's a Regional Qualifying Course for the Open. The fifth at 499 yards is a genuine three-shot par five and the ninth... more

Hazel Cottage (Self Catering)

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

Hazel Cottage, Hazel Cottage, Hazel 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 with dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Outside is off road parking for... more

Winster Fields (Self Catering)

Winster Fields, 1 The Byres, Cartmel Fell, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3PA, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge

Winster Fields, Winster Fields, 1 The Byres, Cartmel Fell, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3PA, United Kingdom, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

The cottage includes two bathrooms and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is off road parking for three cars,... more

T'whit T'woo (Self Catering)

T'whit T'woo, 13 Priory Cottages, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1EX, United Kingdom, Windermere

T'whit T'woo, T'whit T'woo, 13 Priory Cottages, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1EX, United Kingdom, Windermere, Cumbria

There is an open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with an electric flame-effect log fire. Outside, there is... 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

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

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 (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

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

Lakes Lodges (Self Catering)

Esthwaite View, Hawkshead

Lakes Lodges, Esthwaite View, Hawkshead, Cumbria

These luxurious properties have quality and style, are beautifully maintained and take self-catering to new levels. They have everything you would expect from a 5 star... 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

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa (Spa)

23 Church Street, Windermere

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

Inside the spa, cool leather lounges woo tired souls to snuggle up in ambient environs while a host of expert Elemis therapies, performed in hushed and... 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

Jennings Brothers (Attraction / Activity)

The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth

Jennings Brothers, The Castle Brewery, Cockermouth, Cumbria

These guys have been brewing beer on this site in the shadow of the castle at Cockermouth since 1874 and they actually draw the water they... more

Ullswater Steamers (Attraction / Activity)

The Pier House, Glenridding

Ullswater Steamers, The Pier House, Glenridding, Cumbria

It is unique in the Lake District, having been created by three separate glaciers; its distinct reaches and dog-legs wind a serpentine course through the surrounding... more

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Sit in the fireplace inglenooks and admire the many details that the architects so carefully create to make this large building seem like a family home,... more

Settlebeck Cottage (Self Catering)

Settlebeck Cottage, 2 Settlebeck Cottages, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5JJ, United Kingdom, Sedbergh

Settlebeck Cottage, Settlebeck Cottage, 2 Settlebeck Cottages, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5JJ, United Kingdom, Sedbergh, Cumbria

On the ground floor is the kitchen with dining area, and the cosy sitting room. Outside parking can be found by the roadside, and just a... 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

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

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

Acorn Bank Garden (Garden)

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Acorn Bank Garden, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria

Take a stroll along Crowdundle Beck (look out for wildlife scuttling across your path en route) to reach the restored water mill which gives a fascinating... 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 Wordsworth Hotel & Spa, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria

For an extra dose of luxury request the Tennyson and Scott Junior Suites, spacious and sumptuous rooms with exposed beams in the former and a private... 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

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

Rowan Cottage (Self Catering)

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

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

The bedrooms include a ground and first floor super king-size double which can be twin rooms on request, and a ground and first floor king-size double... 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

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

Cook House (Bed & Breakfast)

Cook House, Church Road, Levens, Kendal

Cook House, Cook House, Kendal, Cumbria

Typical of the area Cook House is perfectly located for exploring the Southern lakes as well as a convenient stop off the the way to Scotland.... 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

Corner Cottage (Self Catering)

Corner Cottage, Corner Cottage, Great Strickland, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3DF, United Kingdom, Askham

Corner Cottage, Corner Cottage, Corner Cottage, Great Strickland, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3DF, United Kingdom, Askham, Cumbria

The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with woodburning stove. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and... 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

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

Quince & Medlar (Restaurant)

13 Castlegate, Cockermouth

Quince & Medlar, 13 Castlegate, Cockermouth, Cumbria

The menu is inspired by seasonal ingredients and flavours from around the world. Commence with a crisp fennel and shallot tart with feta cheese and green... more

The Byre (Self Catering)

Deepdale Hall, Patterdale, Penrith

The Byre, Deepdale Hall, Penrith, Cumbria

An award-winning five star holiday home, The Byre has weekend breaks available during low season and is ideal for anyone wishing to experience Cumbria. The Deepdale... 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

Willow Barn (Self Catering)

Willow Barn, Willow Barn, Flookburgh, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7LN, United Kingdom, Grange-over-Sands

Willow Barn, Willow Barn, Willow Barn, Flookburgh, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7LN, United Kingdom, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

The cottage also contains a family bathroom, a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room. Outside the cottage is off road parking for one... 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

Hillthwaite House Hotel (Wedding Venue)

Thornbarrow Road, Windermere

Hillthwaite House Hotel, Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The newly refurbished reception rooms look across the South Lakeland skyline and include a cosy log-fired lounge, a contemporary dining room and a bright conservatory. The... more

Rothay Manor Hotel & Fine Dining, Rothay Bridge, Ambleside, Cumbria

Our experienced wedding coordinator is on hand to discuss and organise your every need, our Head Chef will design a menu to suit your tastes, be... 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

Old Crow Trees Barn (Self Catering)

Old Crow Trees Barn, Old Crow Trees Barn, Old Crow Trees, Melling, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2RE, United Kingdom, Kirkby Lonsdale

Old Crow Trees Barn, Old Crow Trees Barn, Old Crow Trees Barn, Old Crow Trees, Melling, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2RE, United Kingdom, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

The cottage also contains an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburning stove, and a ground floor basin and... 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

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