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On the Map: Unique Retreats in Cumbria

26 June 2021

Cumbria is pure rural heaven, boasting not only the UNESCO World Heritage Lake District at its heart, but the rolling Eden Valley, the North Pennines, and even a small slice of the Yorkshire Dales!

Famous all over the world for its picture-perfect landscapes, mountainous glacier-carved fells, and vast, shimmering lakes, Cumbria represents a natural playground of epic proportions.

Indulge in all those invigorating walks, watersports, and outdoor activities, before relaxing in one of these unique Cumbrian retreats for a true holiday to remember.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Reflection | Longtown

Wanderlusts Gypsy Caravans

Cumbria, England
A traditional horse-drawn gypsy caravan adventure through beautiful Cumbrian countryside.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+ 2 children)
£200 / night

Hidden River Cabins

Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Luxury log cabins with hot tubs and river views on a private estate in the Cumbrian countryside.
Bedrooms: 2-4 per cabin
Sleeps: 6-10 per cabin
£190 / night

Station House

St Bees, Cumbria, England
A former Victorian waiting room at St Bees Railway Station, now a unique self-catering holiday home.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£320 to £810 (/ week)

Howgills Hideaway

Howgill, Cumbria, England
Fall in love with the sanctuary that is Howgills Hideaway, a gorgeous retreat tucked away in Cumbria's idyllic Howgills Fells. 
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 4-6 per unit
£45 / night

Shank Wood Log Cabin

Longtown, Cumbria, England
Get back to nature and breathe clean air in ancient Cumbrian woodland, in a secluded eco-friendly cabin that sets your senses to ‘Do Not Disturb'.
Sleeps: 4
£230 / night

Netherby Treehouse

Kirkandrews-on-Esk, Cumbria, England
A rustic haven of loveliness waits for you at Netherby Treehouse - a truly wonderful home-on-stilts on the idyllic Netherby Estate, nestled in the borders of England and Scotland.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£150 / night

Stable Stays

Cartmel, Cumbria, England
A fun and completely unique stay in luxury self-catering stable, complete with a beautiful horse for company, set on a friendly farm in the Lake District.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 1-3
£350 / night

Lighthouse Cottage

Walney, Cumbria, England
A unique family cottage that's styled for luxurious nautical comfort, with glorious sea-and-wildlife views from the mesmerising South Walney Nature Reserve.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£375 (3 nights)

The Lighthouse Hide

Walney, Cumbria, England
A stylish and cheerful cottage that's rich in nautical romance, beautifully positioned in the heart of the rugged, windswept South Walney Nature Reserve.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£300 (3 nights)


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