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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.

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

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

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

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 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

Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel (Hotel)

Kendal Road, Bowness-on Windermere, Lake District, Windermere

Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, Kendal Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The juxtaposition of modern and classical elements celebrates the signature Laura Ashley style. Laura Ashley interior designer Kay Cullen has used the archive chinoiserie range of... 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

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

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

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa (Spa)

Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland

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

Just like you our treatment menu is unique, with most treatments being suitable for both men and women aged 16 and over, our carefully selected product... 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 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

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

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

Oak Cottage (Self Catering)

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

Oak Cottage, Oak 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 four... 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

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

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

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

The Farmhouse, Penrith, Cumbria

After a day of exploring this beautiful location with your loved ones, these luxury apartments offer the perfect place to relax and unwind... 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

Holker Hall & Gardens (Historic House)

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

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

Hoker Hall ia a Marvellous reflection of the Victorian age, although parts of the house do date back to the early 1600s. The interior is light... 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

Hill Crest Bed and Breakfast (Bed & Breakfast)

Brow Edge Road, Newby Bridge, Ulverston

Hill Crest Bed and Breakfast, Brow Edge Road, Ulverston, Cumbria

Each individually designed room ensures your stay is luxurious and comfortable, featuring five star shower rooms and boasting views of the surrounding countryside. Hill Crest is... more

Secret Nook (Self Catering)

Secret Nook, Secret Nook, Rose Cottage Lane, Windermere, Cumbria, LA231BE, United Kingdom, Bowness-on-Windermere

Secret Nook, Secret Nook, Secret Nook, Rose Cottage Lane, Windermere, Cumbria, LA231BE, United Kingdom, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

The cottage also has a bathroom, kitchen and sitting room with dining area. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and a front patio... 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

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

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

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

Beatrix Potter Gallery (Museum / Art Gallery)

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria

The building itself has a fascinating past too – it was the office of Ms Potter’s husband William Heelis, a solicitor, and it is a rare... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Take you pick of four stylish and individually designed dining rooms in which to enjoy dishes such as Duck broth with mirren and orange oil, ground... 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

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

Newland Valley Log Cabins (Self Catering)

Belle Vue, Alpine Road, Newland, Ulverston

Newland Valley Log Cabins, Belle Vue, Ulverston, Cumbria

Set in a rural location the nearest market town of Ulverston is only miniutes away with all the amenities you may require. 2 double bedrooms offer... more

Langdale Chase Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria

Venture out on a stunning Lake District walk, or sail across Windermere on one of its famous cruise boats for the day. Afterwards head back to... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blenheim Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)

Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere

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

For rail and coach travellers, Windermere Station is a convenient 5-minute ride from Blenheim Lodge Bed and Breakfast. Blenheim Lodge has 10 shower en-suite guest rooms,... 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

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