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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.

The Jumble Room (Restaurant)

Langdale Road, Grasmere

The Jumble Room, Langdale Road, Grasmere, Cumbria

Your dining experience could be opened by an Orient-inspired cream of sweetcorn soup served with a crispy crab and ruby grapefruit spring roll or an Italian... 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

Marlowe Cottage, Caldbeck, Cumbria

Added features to make Marlowe Cottage a cosy and relaxing interior include antique furnishings, a woodburner and a spacious kitchen, while outside is a suntrap patio,... more

Bluebell Cottage (Self Catering)

Bluebell Cottage, 2 Sea View Cottages, Aldingham, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9RU, United Kingdom, Dalton-in-Furness

Bluebell Cottage, Bluebell Cottage, 2 Sea View Cottages, Aldingham, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9RU, United Kingdom, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

The rest of the cottage contains an open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area. Outside there is a private patio with hot tub... more

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

The earliest English patchwork is on display along with Napoleonic memorabilia and other fascinating objects. The world famous topiary gardens laid out by Monsieur Beaumont in... more

Chapel Bank House (Self Catering)

Chapel Bank House, Coniston

Chapel Bank House, Chapel Bank House, Coniston, Cumbria

Heading south out of Coniston, you turn right up a steep bend and the Chapel sits on your right. Drive round the back, there's a double... more

The Lamplighter Dining - Rooms, High Street, Windermere, Cumbria

There's a veranda and sunken terrace for al fresco dining when the weather's agreeable too. There's a comforting feel to many of the dishes here -... 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

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa (Hotel)

Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa, Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

sit back and enjoy the real pleasures in life. Open log fires, Luxury spa, a fine selection of wines and whiskys together with an AA Rosette... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applegarth Villa (Restaurant)

College Road, Windermere

Applegarth Villa, College Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The atmosphere is relaxed with views over the fells and the recently refurbished bar is the perfect place for pre and post dinner drinks which include... 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

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

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

Rose Cottage (Self Catering)

Hesket Newmarket, Caldbeck

Rose Cottage, Hesket Newmarket, Caldbeck, Cumbria

Guests also have wireless broadband and their own utility room, as well as a king-sized bed and outside patio area. Nature and wildlife lovers will get... 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

Chimneys (Self Catering)

Chimneys, Bowness-on-Windermere

Chimneys, Chimneys, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

A full refurbishment has been imaginatively undertaken that has resulted in a truly sumptuous and relaxing holiday home, beautifully presented with co-ordinating, quality linens and fabrics... more

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

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

Brackenhill Tower (Self Catering)

Bracken Hill Estate, nr Longtown, Carlisle

Brackenhill Tower, Bracken Hill Estate, Carlisle, Cumbria

Dating back to the 16th century and standing in its own grounds, this unique property combines luxury self catering accommodation with authentic 16th century castle living.... 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

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

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

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

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

Hardcragg Hall (Self Catering)

Hardcragg Hall, 4, Grange Fell Road, Grange-over-Sands

Hardcragg Hall, Hardcragg Hall, 4, Grange Fell Road, 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

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

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 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

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

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

Crummock Water Cottages (Self Catering)

Foulsyke House, Foulsyke, Cockermouth

Crummock Water Cottages, Foulsyke House, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Some of the interior features that make for a homely and memorable stay are antique brass and iron beds, pine furniture and oak ceilings, while the... more

Knipe Hall (Self Catering)

Askham, Penrith

Knipe Hall, Askham, Penrith, Cumbria

This grade II listed farmhouse has been furnished to the highest standards with the added bonus of its peaceful setting, it's the perfect country retreat to... 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

Lindeth Fell Country House (Bed & Breakfast)

Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

Lindeth Fell Country House, Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Lindeth Fell is an elegant Edwardian Country House, with high ceilings and beautiful architecture, sympathetically and stylishly restored with both period and contemporary features. There are... 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

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

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Also on display is a recreation of Arthur Ransome´s study, complete with personal possessions, telling the story of his fascination with the Lakes... more

Bush Nook Guest House (Bed & Breakfast)

Upper Denton, Gilsland, Brampton

Bush Nook Guest House, Upper Denton, Brampton, Cumbria

After an exhilarating and exhausting day trekking the beautiful countryside, there’s a mix of singles, doubles and twins to return to, all fitted with lovely crisp... 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

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