Where to buy a holiday home in Cumbria

Finding the right holiday cabin begins with knowing where you wish to spend your future holidays. If you are planning on purchasing a home, you need to determine where you will enjoy spending your time in the future. Then you can look for holiday homes that are available in that area.

If you are planning to purchase a holiday home in Cumbria, there are a number of areas available; and knowing which of these best suits your interests will help you to ensure that you buy the right cabin for your holiday now- and in the years to come.

So where should you buy in the region?

  • Bowness

Where to buy a holiday home in Cumbria

Bowness-on-Windermere is an excellent location for your holiday cabin. The Lake District in general offers a number of wonderful attractions and amenities and there is always something to do.

Whether you enjoy waking up to the stunning view of Windermere Lake or you simply want a peaceful location that offers a few shops, restaurants and other amenities close by, this is a great location for those who enjoy scenery and tranquil retreats.

Interested? At Fallbarrow you are greeted by lovely landscaped grounds and wooded parkland, leading down to the shores of Lake Windermere. Eat breakfast on the decking, so close to the water’s edge that you could practically jump in!

  • Kendal


If you prefer nature walks and other outdoor activities, Kendal is a great location choice. The old market town lies just minutes from the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the town boasts a rich cultural heritage which is evident in its quaint shops, restaurants and other amenities.

There are museums, shopping facilities and many other activities to enjoy, so if you want a peaceful location that offers a bit of cultural diversity, Kendal is a great choice.

Our Gatebeck site is ideal- situated less than 20 minutes from Kendal, it offers you a small and cosy setting, much different from other Lake District parks. It is the ultimate country escape.

  • Ambleside

Sitting just to the north of Ambleside lies Grasmere; one of the most scenic villages in the region. Those who are looking for a beautiful view from their holiday cabin will enjoy this area. The region itself offers a number of points of interest including the cottage of famed poet William Wordsworth, Dove Cottage, which is less than a mile from the village

Coniston Lake and the quaint village are also located very close by to Ambleside, and there are a number of shops, restaurants and other amenities in the area making it the perfect choice for your holiday home.

Our Limefitt and White Cross Bay holiday sites are situated within a couple of miles to Ambleside. Whether you want to use the park as a base to enjoy a range of outdoor activities, explore the local towns or simply relax and escape from it all – they are ideal.

So as you can see, there are various holiday home hotspots in the Lakes to choose from. Whatever area or site you choose, you will have a fantastic destination to visit whenever you so wish.

(Images courtesy of Visit Cumbria)


This article was provided by Southlakeland Lodges, offering a wide array of luxurious and relaxing Lake District holiday homes. Visit them at www.sllodges.co.ukto learn more.

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