Cottage rentals in Beckermet, Cumbria, England

Take a Well-deserved Cottage Break in Beckermet

Facts about what Beckermet offers for Self-Catering Breaks


Beckermet is a village in scenic Cumbria, close to the coast between Seascale and Egremont. It’s historically a part of Cumberland and this area is of interest to history and architecture lovers. Families enjoy the wide-open spaces, fresh air and exercise that this lovely area provides and it is the perfect place for a relaxing cottage holiday. The scenery is glorious and there is so much to see and do in Cumbria. The nearest railway station is Braystones station, a single platform station situated on the Cumbrian Coast Line.

St. John’s Church, in the centre of the village, is a fine building of unusual design. It was rebuilt between 1878 and 1879 and fragments of ancient crosses can be seen. Also of note, are the many medieval coffin lids of carved stone. At nearby Calder Bridge, about a mile from Beckermet, is St. Bridget’s Church, dating back to 1842. It’s thought that the original site was the location of a 7th century monastery. This church only runs services around three times during the year. St. Bridget’s is noteworthy for its pre-Norman cross shafts and Pre-Raphaelite windows. A short distance from Beckermet is the beautiful Ponsonby Church, which also has Pre-Raphaelite windows, including some by the renowned artist, Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

Calder Abbey’s ruins lie next to the River Calder, just to the north of Calder Bridge and are well worth a visit. When visiting the monastery ruins, you can also pay a visit to Calder Abbey House. This is a house mostly dating back to the 1800s and some remains of the abbey can be seen there. South of Calder Bridge is Sella Park, a restored house from the 1600s with a peel tower (fortified tower) from the 1300s.
Pelham House, built in 1774, is a Grade II listed building, now used for offices.

Monk’s Bridge (also known as Matty Benn’s Bridge), on Cold Fell, is the oldest packhorse bridge in Cumbria. It was constructed for the use of the monks at Calder Abbey. It’s possible to park a car just half a mile away and then proceed on foot to the bridge.

Just a few miles from Beckermet, the market town of Egremont has a number of attractions including Egremont Castle (winner of a Green Heritage Site award), the Florence Mine Heritage Centre (the last working iron ore mine in Europe) and Lowes Court Gallery, which showcases local artists.

Beckermet and the surrounding area make a good base for discovering this part of Cumbria, where a peaceful and rewarding self-catering cottage break is assured.

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

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 09 April to 26 April 20

Raceside Farmhouse, Lake District National Park, , Kirksanton, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Lovely rural retreat close to Lake District National Park.

Weekly Price from: £622
Next availability:
from 11 April to 14 April 20 from 17 April to 08 May 20

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
Next availability:
from 01 July to 10 August 20 from 17 August to 24 September 20

Wellgarth Family Cottage, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, England

4 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, The Lake District and Cumbria.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Four bedroom Cumbrian cottage, located in the scenic Eden Valley, close to Appleby, Penrith and Ullswater.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £331
Next availability:
from 11 April to 23 May 20 from 30 May to 03 June 20

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

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

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £400
Next availability:
from 10 April to 25 April 20 from 02 May to 09 May 20

We have no cottages within Beckermet itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Beckermet. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England