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 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.
Per Week (Seasonal) Sleep up to 8
Two adjoining luxury cottages at Broughton Mills in the South Lakes, just 6 miles from Coniston Water with underfloor heating, WiFi, parking and views. Sleep up to 8.
Per Week (seasonal)
Beautiful self-catering accommodation on the edge of the Lake District National Park. Family friendly with a patio and private parking. Ideal for keen walkers and cyclists.
Dalton in Furness
Per Week (Seasonal) Sleeps 5
Ivy-clad 17th Century cottage near Dalton-in-Furness surrounded by countryside. Cosy woodburning stove, free WiFi and parking. Short breaks available. Walled patio and garden.
Per Week (Seasonal) Sleeps 4
Rating from 51 reviews
£50 off Autumn Breaks
Two luxury cottages in Dearham available on a self-catering basis with modern features and furnishings. Outdoor hot tubs with country views. Free parking and Wi-Fi.
For 2 night stay - Sleeps 4
Lovely Grade II listed 4 Star Gold Award 18th Century holiday cottage in Dean,on the edge of the Northern Lake District close to Keswick Complimentary wine & chocolates. Sleeps 4
Per week (seasonal), Sleeps 6
Rating from 191 reviews
Charming hideaway cottage in the Lickle Valley near Broughton in Furness with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, WiFi, large garden and parking for 2 cars. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts
Short breaks seasonal. Sleeps 4.
Charming South Lakes Cottage near Barrow in Furness just 15 miles from Lake Windermere with 2 bedrooms, large garden and ample parking. Shops & pubs just 1 mile away. Sleeps 4.
per week (seasonal) Sleeps 2-3
Rating from 191 reviews
Beautiful National Trust renovated cottage in The Duddon Valley. Pet friendly and the perfect retreat with a pub nearby, spectacular views, log fire and WiFi. Sleeps 2-3.
Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
Well appointed barn conversion cottage near Duddon Bridge with three bedrooms, wonderful rural views, Sky TV & large open garden. Pets welcome. Short breaks available.