Holidays in Cumbria
Cumbria is the perfect place to visit for your next holiday and there is an abundance of attractions and events on offer for all the family. If you're thinking of heading to the Lake District on holiday then there's no better place to stay than in beautiful traditional country inn. Guests can enjoy staying in individually styled rooms with all the charm and character of the inn, fresh, locally sourced food, and of course a terrific selection drinks from local ales to fine wines.
We’ve put together some of our favourite pubs with rooms as well as a few of the best things to see and do in Cumbria to make planning your holiday in Cumbria as easy as it can be.
What to see and do:
Allan Bank & Grasmere - Once described by William Wordsworth as the "loveliest spot man hath ever found" visitors can now visit where he lived in the dramatic landscape of the Lake District. Adult tickets from £5.70
Carlisle Castle - Sitting in the heart of the city, Carlisle Castle offer visitors the chance to explore a castle that is over nine centuries old and home to exhibitions and Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life. Adult tickets from £6.
Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve – Home to over 20,000 waterfowl and abundant with wildlife including the rare Natterjack Toads, Sandscale is a great day out for all the family and offers breathtaking coastal views. FREE.
Theatre by the Lake - Hailed by The Independent as “the mostly beautifully located and friendly theatre in Britain”, Theatre by the Lake is set amongst the magnificent Western Fells and a short stroll from Derwentwater. The theatre hosts up to nine of house productions a year plus many more events. Tickets vary for each production.
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