Self catering holiday cottages in Allonby, Cumbria, England

Allonby Has the Perfect Location for a Cottage Holiday.

The Cumbrian coast is a terrific destination for a self catering family break and the small village of Allonby has much to commend it as a place to stay. This area is officially an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Local children take much delight in the village shop that sells Twentyman’s ice cream, a Cumbrian product of renown.

The Cumbrian Coastal Way passes through Allonby and many visitors like to pick a section of this very long route, whilst on holiday. The walk can be combined with public transport and both adults and children of all fitness levels can enjoy following it. Local cycling routes also keep families fit as they tour the area. For golfers, there are courses only five miles away at Silloth and Maryport.

You can get to know the history of the village through some buildings of interest, including the Old Baths. Constructed by a group of Quakers in approximately 1830, it was a favourite place for the Victorians who enjoyed bathing in the seawater that was pumped there. The village church, Christ Church, is a fine church dating from 1845 with a neat churchyard and impressive stained glass windows.  Cobbled streets and the Victorian and Georgian buildings give this village a lot of character and it’s pleasant to stroll round its crooks and crannies. As a former centre for herring fishing, some old kippering houses still remain. The village hall hosts a local art exhibition every first weekend during August.

Allonby has the perfect, wide expanse of beach for family games and it has received awards for safety and for being a clean beach. It’s a popular haunt for fishing, kite surfing and windsurfing, but many people just come to admire the views over the Solway Estuary.

Bank Mill Nursery and Visitor Centre at nearby Beckfoot is more than the average garden centre. As well as selling plants, visitors are welcome to explore the reptile house, butterfly house, a nature reserve with wildlife pond and flower meadows. You can use the picnic tables or order food in the coffee shop. Even if self-catering, eating out is a welcome treat.

The local village inn is of interest as a Grade II listed building, which used to be a coaching inn in the 1600s. In 1857, the celebrated writers, Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens stayed here.

Allonby may be small, but it offers unusual historic features and a gateway to both the coast and the countryside of one of the most popular counties for tourists in the UK.


Facts about Allonby for Cottage Holidays

Featured Self catering country cottages near Allonby, Cumbria, England:

Longtail Loft, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Detached Cabin, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Sleeps 2 retreat in the Lake District with stylish interior and a private warm bubbly spa hot tub, just a walk away from Bowness Village and beautiful Lake Windermere.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £595


Special Offer: from 25 October 2019 to 27 October 2019; from 08 November 2019 to 10 November 2019; from 27 November 2019 to 29 December 2019;
Late availability: from 25 October 2019 to 25 December 2019;

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House, Lake District.

sleeps 6 - 21 guests
6 - 21
9 bedrooms
9
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

A beautiful country holiday home, set within 7 acres of gardens close to Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1250


Special Offer: from 22 November 2019 to 25 November 2019;
Late availability: from 22 November 2019 to 25 November 2019;

Woodend Bothy, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Situated in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria on a large farm estate, this unique stone-built cottage for two is comfortably furnished with a traditional and cosy feel and has a wood burning stove and lovely enclosed garden with the use of a neighbouring field.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £400


Late availability: from 15 October 2019 to 19 October 2019;

Longtail Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Lodge, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Stylish and unique one bedroom holiday lodge with garden views, superb balcony area and private hot tub, within walking distance of Bowness on Windermere close to the heart of the Lake District National Park, ideal for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £795


Special Offer: from 27 October 2019 to 30 October 2019; from 03 November 2019 to 29 December 2019; from 03 November 2019 to 29 December 2019;
Late availability: from 27 October 2019 to 27 December 2019;

The Granary Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Farmstay, The Lake District and Cumbria.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Close to picturesque hills and valleys, this 2 bedroom holiday cottage is well located for visiting both the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales.

Weekly Price from: £299
Next availability:
from 08 November 2019 to 15 November 2019;

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