Why Cumbria

Home to England’s largest national park, its tallest mountain and its largest natural lake, Cumbria is certainly a county to be seen as well as heard. Overall, there are more than 16’000 monuments, listed buildings and conservation areas here. There are plenty of ways to see everything too, with guided tours on offer for those hoping to get a full look at what’s on offer, though seeing everything might take a few trips! There are around 400 towns and villages in Cumbria; from the cosmopolitan city of Carlisle to the effortlessly pretty towns of Penrith and Appleby in the Eden Valley, there is no shortage of wonderful places to be.


An upland, coastal and rural area, Cumbria is a growing assortment of hikes, water-sports and cosy retreats. The activities are as endless as the sights, as is the variety. Make your way to the top of a mountain, and take in the breath-taking views. Sunrise from Scafell Pike is an experience that nobody should miss. Alternatively, visit any of the wonderful lakes that call this county home, and engage in water sports a-plenty. Wakeboarding, windsurfing and refreshing lake swims are bountiful opportunities, and leaving the Lakes without entertaining one of these options would be a great shame.

Be sure to spend some time in Cumbria, and make the best of it using FarmStay.
 

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Pendragon View

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

A peaceful detached cottage looking out at the legendary Pendragon castle in Mallerstang valley, Cumbria....

£340 -£650 per week
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Self Catering
Sleeps:
4 in 1 Unit
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Glamping @ Mosedale End Farm

Penrith, Cumbria

Glamping Pod with En Suite shower & Mini Kitchen is situated in the corner of the Farm Yard, with wonderful...

From £70 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
2-4 in 1 Units/Pitche
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West House Farm Cottages

Maryport, Cumbria

Two luxury barn conversions on working dairy farm. After a full day of exploring the Lake District and...

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£600 -£800 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-10 in 3 Units
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Fornside Farm

Keswick, Cumbria

17th century Lakeland farm set in magnificent scenery. Beautifully converted from traditional stone barns our...

Visit England 4 * rating
£420 -£1000 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
4-6 in 4 Units
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Low Hall Farm

Kirkby in Furness, Cumbria

Low Hall is a working bed and breakfast farm with stunning views across the Duddon Estuary and Lakeland...

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From £70 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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Sandhills Farm

Keswick, Cumbria

Enjoy a warm welcome to our working Beef and Sheep farm set in beautiful surroundings and within walking...

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From £75 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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Springbank Farm Lodges

St Bees, Cumbria

Relax in our spacious 2-bedroomed self catering log cabins. Enjoy the panoramic views and spectacular sunsets...

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£250 -£550 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
4-5 in 2 Units
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Gowan Bank Farm Cottages

Nr Windermere, Cumbria

Two beautiful cottages finished to a very high standard and situated on a working beef and sheep farm (3...

£304 -£1125 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 2 Units
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High Swinklebank Farm

Kendal, Cumbria

High Swinklebank is near the head of the beautiful Longsleddale Valley with lovely views of the fells and...

Visit England 3 * rating
£230 -£330 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
4 in 1 Unit
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Blandswath Cottage

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

In a lovely tranquil position on the banks of the River Eden, this spacious self catering cottage is...

£290 -£500 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 1 Unit
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