The beach at Haverigg near Millom
Go birdwatching on Barrow’s neighbouring mecca for wintering wildfowl, Walney Island, and push north along the western edge of Wasdale, taking in ancient Roman bath remains and steam railways at Ravenglass and the haunted castle at Muncaster. Further North sits the ancient coastal village of St Bees, the start of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk, with its beautiful beach bays, old priory and spectacular coastal walking.
Other delights along the Cumbria coast feature great Roman coastal centres like Maryport, home to the award-winning Senhouse Roman Museum. Base yourself in the beautiful Georgian port of Whitehaven with its spectacular marina or stay on the Solway coast, ideal for touring Carlisle, the Solway Firth and the North Lakes.
The spectacular Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty pushes north of historic harbour town Maryport, and offers a wealth of opportunities for birdwatching, spectacular coastal walking and a mix of Roman sites and magical coastal mudflats and salt marshes rich in wildlife.
Places to Stay along the Cumbrian Coast
Discover a fantastic variety of accommodation along the Cumbria Coast to suit all tastes and budgets, from beautiful heritage inn B&Bs on the Solway to charming Victorian and Edwardian guest houses in Grange-over-Sands and pretty holiday cottages near Ravenglass.
Take a holiday on the beautiful Cumbrian Coast just a stone’s throw from the National Park border and book Cumbrian Coast accommodation with Iknow now.
Accommodation in Cumbria near the Coast
Per room, per night
Rating from 285 reviews
Modern budget hotel in Barrow in Furness with free car parking, newly refurbished guest rooms, Wi-Fi service & family rooms. Breakfast box from reception. Pet friendly.
Per week (Based on 2 people sharing)
Our excellent caravan park in Gilcrux has luxury self catering caravans for rent, with an onsite shop & kids' play area. Families & pets welcome, with off road parking included.
Broughton in Furness
Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2
Rating from 8 reviews
Contemporary retreat for two in the Lake District with open plan living area, double bedroom, attractive patio garden & parking for one car. Short breaks welcome. No dogs.
Per person B&B including breakfast
Rating from 30 reviews
Grade II listed farmhouse B&B set on a working farm near Burgh by Sands and Hadrian's Wall, ideal for walkers and cyclists, wholesome farmhouse breakfasts
Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4-8
Award-winning family holiday park offering self-catering caravan & apartment accommodation near Silloth. On-site pools, sauna, playgrounds, family entertainment and restaurants.
Caravan Per Week (Seasonal) Sleeps 4/6
Rating from 94 reviews
Modern holiday park in Wasdale with superb mountain views across the Lake District fells. Great facilities with free parking and plenty of opportunity for outdoor activities.
Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
per person, per night
Fantastic guest house in central Dalton-in-Furness with great value room rates. Ideal for business or leisure. Near Ulverston and South Lakes Wild Animal Park. Free parking & WiFi.
Per week (seasonal) Sleeps 6
Dating back to the 17th century the cottage retains its charm and character with many original features. The lively old market town of Broughton is just two miles away.
Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4-6
Coastal holiday park half a mile from award-winning St Bees village with 2 and 3 bedroom caravans. Shop adjacent and sea views. Hotel restaurant & bar with entertainment.