Cumbria is a county with bustling market towns, charming villages, ancient woodlands and dramatic countryside. At the heart of Cumbria is the Lake District which has five of England’s highest mountains and deepest lakes. The scenery is breath taking all year round and the best way to experience it is to rent a cottage. Country Cottage Holidays in Cumbria give you the freedom to do as you please. Eat when you want, come and go as you please and get up when you feel like it. Have a day filled with activities or stretch out in front of the television and have a lazy day.
Cottage holidays in Cumbria can be tailor made to suite your needs and budget. You can hire a cottage for a few days, for a week or even longer. Rent a cottage near a village, by a lake or in a rural and secluded setting. Cottages can sleep between two and six people so they are good for romantic couples, a family holiday, a group of friends celebrating a special occasion and lovers of outdoor pursuits. Most cottages are pet friendly so you do not have to worry about leaving the dog behind and getting them booked into a kennel. Take them with you on the Country Cottage Holidays in Cumbria and they will enjoy the fresh air and exercise as much as you.
The Lake District is a natural adventure playground and it is great for walkers and mountain bikers. Take a lung bursting hike up Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain or cycle down the side of Skiddaw. Go wind surfing, rock climbing or have a trip into a disused mine. If all this seems a bit too hectic take a trip on a steamer around Derwent Water or go shopping in Keswick.
Country Cottage Holidays in Cumbria have something to suite everyone’s tastes. This is one of the most stunning places in Britain and you will be amazed at the sheer beauty of it all. Every where you look there is spectacular scenery and an abundance of wildlife. It is so relaxing just to sit outside the cottage and take in the vista. Cumbria and the Lake District are hard to beet as a holiday destination.