Best Places to Stay in Cumbria & the Lake District

Best Places to Stay in Cumbria & the Lake District

14th November 2022

Inspiration to painters and poets, and birthplace of sticky toffee pudding, Cumbria and the Lake District is one of the most glorious spots in the country. And here are some of our favourite places to stay.

Netherby Treehouse

Longtown - Cumbria

Sleeps 4

Delightful treehouse amidst the verdant Netherby Estate in Northern Cumbria - ideal for couples or a small family with kids 7+.


Ullswater - The Lake District

Sleeps 8 - 12 per property

Inspiring holiday homes for large groups with breathtaking views of Ullswater and decadent five star gold accommodation.

Wellington Farm Glamping Pods

Cockermouth - Cumbria

Sleeps 2 +2 per pod

Glamping with a private hot tub on a working farm in the Western Lake District with panoramic views of the Cumbrian Fells.

Outside at Another Place

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-4 per hut

A choice of six beautifully handcrafted shepherd’s huts on the shores of Ullswater, the perfect location for tranquil and adventure-filled retreats.

Fox Corner

Ambleside - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

A self-catering bolt hole for two with its own hot tub, just a stone's throw from Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park.

Hidden River Cabins

Carlisle - Cumbria

Sleeps 6-10 per cabin

Built from half-logs, these stunning river-view cabins bring a continental chalet feel to Cumbria, with the beautiful Scottish Borders and Lake District within reach

The Yan

Grasmere - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-4 per room

A boutique hotel perfectly nestled within the heart of the Lake District - with stunning rooms, glorious views and a bistro worth writing home about.

Upper Crumble with a hot tub

Nr Cartmel - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

Idyllic romantic retreat - this charming rural cottage complete with hot tub is the perfect Lake District bolthole

Great Langdale Glamping

Great Langdale - Lake District

Sleeps Pods sleeing 2 + 2 kids

A luxury handcrafted glamping pod in the heart of the Lake District, complete with underfloor heating, wood-fired hot tub, log-burner and spectacular views.

Stay Lambing Live

Kirkby Stephen - Cumbria

Sleeps 8

A luxurious barn set in the breathtaking surroundings of The Yorkshire Dales National Park

Hart Barn

Hartsop - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

Stunningly crafted stone and oak barn with modern interiors - a true romantic getaway in the heart of the Lake District.

The Boathouse at Knotts End

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

Perched on the water, this lake district bolthole offers plenty of romantic charm and views that go on forever - perfect for just the two of you

Eusemere Lodge

Pooley Bridge - Cumbria

Sleeps 12

A luxury riverside lodge with five bedrooms and space for 12 guests in the idyllic Lake District.

Mary's Cottage

Grasmere - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

A luxury self-catering cottage for two with its own hot tub in the charming village of Grasmere, right in the heart of England's Lake District.

The Nests at The Swan

Newby Bridge - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-6 per cottage

Stay in one of the luxury cottages in the grounds of The Swan Hotel near Lake Windermere.

Hidden River House

Carlisle - Cumbria

Sleeps 20

Extraordinary twenty guest country house in Cumbria with hot tub and spacious grounds, available as a whole space or individual self-contained wings


Kirkby Stephen - Cumbria

Sleeps 4

The Haystore, a luxurious and stylish barn conversion, makes the perfect retreat for four in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside.

Another Place

Ullswater - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-5 per room

Stunning Lake District landscapes, acres of space and great food and drink… There are many more reasons to get to know this boutique hotel in Ullswater

Kiri Cottage

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 8

A luxury cottage with freestanding bath, log burner, and access to a hot tub, sitting on the edge of The Lake District with access to the Pennines.

Riverside Terrace

Ambleside - Cumbria

Sleeps 4

Three luxurious, eco-friendly properties near Ambleside, perfect for exploring the Lake District with friends or family.

Shank Wood Lodge Cabin

Carlisle - Cumbria

Sleeps 4

Rustic off-grid log cabin located in the midst of an enchanting ancient forest - Explore the wood, fish the river or sit in the hot tub and watch the sun set.

The Loft

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 2

Luxury, stylish ‘New York style’ apartment for two tucked away between the Lake District and the Pennine Fells.

Sala Cottage

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 6

Stunning cottage with freestanding bath, log-burner and outdoor hot tub - set in between The Lake District and the Pennine Fells.

Rose Castle Cottage

Near Coniston - Cumbria

Sleeps 4

Two-bedroom cottage just above Tarn Hows with heaps of character in the heart of the Lakes.

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