Welcome to Escape2cumbria.com. This site aims to provide a comprehensive directory of holiday accommodation in Cumbria, the Lake District. It covers self-catering holiday cottages, B&Bs and Hotels, as well as a selection of quality Cumbria hotels, in all the main areas around Cumbria, from the well known areas of Windermere, Grasmere and Ambleside, to the smaller villages like Glenridding, Patterdale, and Tirril, to the western lakes areas around Maryport, Whitehaven and Workington.
The Best Holiday Cottages , B&Bs, and Hotels in the Lake District and Cumbria
Cumbria has something for everyone, from golden beaches at St Bees, to the rugged
peaks of Scafell and Helvellyn, and of course the majesty of the lakes from Ullswater
to Wastwater. There are are a vast array of attractions on offer, from the obvious
natural features of the lakes and hills, to wildlife parks, museums, beaches and
aquariums. Why not look at our Lake District Photo Gallery for some stunning lakeland
It is the ideal holiday destination for all types of holiday maker, from thrill-seeking
adrenalin junkies to families and children. Ideal also for dog lovers. Why not see
our favourite pet friendly cottage in the Lake District.
Come and visit Cumbria and Lake District soon and have a most enjoyable stay!
Crookabeck Luxury Lake District Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast in Patterdale. Superb B&B on a working lakeland farm close to Ullswater. Luxurious guest suite sleeps 3 and has own lounge. Numerous walks from the door including Wainwirght’s coast to coast walk. Home cooked Cumbrian breakfast using free range eggs from the farm chickens. Please click the link for more on this Luxury Lake District B&B.
Low Hall Cottage near Cockermouth in Cumbria is a VB 4 star rated self catering cottage
which sleeps 6 in 3 ensuite bedrooms. As well as providing superb holiday accommodation
in a great rural Lake District location, the owners are fully committed to the concept
of sustainable tourism, as well as supporting the local community and wildlife. Please
click the link for more on this Eco Friendly Lake District Cottage.
Helvellyn Cottage in Glenridding offers pet and dog friendly holiday accommodation
in the Lake District and Cumbria. Self catering cottage sleeps 4 with an enclosed
garden and walks straight from the door onto the fells surrounding Helvellyn, including
Stybarrow Dodd. An old miners cottage with great traditional features, full central
heating and a wonderful wood burning stove. Please click the link for more on this
Pet Friendly Lake District Cottage.
The How Cottage in Patterdale is a pet friendly self catering bungalow that sleeps
3 people. It has magnificent views of Place Fell and Goldrill Beck and a small garden
that is a magnet for local birds and squirrels. Inside there are 2 bedrooms, a living
room with leather sofa and chair, wood burning stove and magnificent floor to ceiling
windows with great views.
Scientists were baffled in autumn 2011 when locals discovered white jelly on the fells around Ullswater in the Lake District. Could it be the mystical “star jelly” - debris from astral showers - or something more mundane?