Cottage Holidays in Birkby, Maryport, Cumbria, England

Birkby is a Gateway to the Solway Firth - come and enjoy a cottage holiday and explore Cumbria.

Information on Cottage Holidays in Birkby, Maryport


Birkby is a tiny hamlet in Cumbria, about two miles from Maryport. This proximity to Maryport, a thriving town on the Solway Firth, makes Birkby an ideal base for a family break. With its many attractions and children’s activities, visiting Maryport means there is always something of interest to see.

The Lake District Coast Aquarium exhibits include freshwater fish, tropical reef fish, rock pools and native sharks and rays. However, this attraction is more than a simple aquarium. The kids will love the adventure playground (for 5-15 year olds) next door, where equipment has a nautical theme. Boats and Aquablasta offers the chance to operate radio controlled powerboats and target practice with a water cannon! Also at this venue, a crazy golf course keeps all ages entertained and toddlers can have their own special clubs.

West Coast Karting is another terrific attraction for the family. Enjoy indoor karting, with safety clothing and helmets provided, in both adult and child-friendly go-karts, suitable for those aged eight and more.

If you want to hear some wonderful live music, such is the prestige of the annual Maryport Blues Festival that it attracts world famous acts. Past performers include Chuck Berry, Van Morrison, Ruby Turner, John Mayall and Jethro Tull. The 2013 festival will take place at The Wave Centre.

Speaking of The Wave Centre, it is a complex for entertainment and conferences, making the town a draw for leisure and business. This venue serves as a theatre and a cinema and presents concerts and children’s entertainment. You can also grab a coffee and snack at the coffee shop and snap up a souvenir at the gift shop.

The Maritime Museum, located at the harbourside, has excellent exhibits on the local maritime history. Maryport has a connection to the tragic Titanic, being the birth town of the White Star Line’s owner, Thomas Henry Ismay. The award winning Senhouse Roman Museum is the place to go to learn about the area’s fascinating Roman past. It’s situated adjacent to a Roman fort, which has supplied many of the displays in the museum’s collection. Items have also been found at the nearby Roman civilian settlement. An observation tower in the grounds gives terrific views of the site.

Staying in Birkby and seeing what Maryport and the Solway Firth has to offer brings another dimension to a holiday in Cumbria. It’s the best of both worlds, with majestic scenery and modern amenities all in one area. Do click on any self-catering accommodation shown below to read about each holiday cottage, apsrtment, hous eor log cabin. View additonal good quality cottages in Cumbria and the Lake District and book that holiday to look forward to in the Lakes.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Birkby, Maryport, Cumbria, England:

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; from 03 January 2020 to 06 January 2020; from 10 January 2020 to 13 January 2020;
Late availability: from 03 January 2020 to 06 January 2020;

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 November 2019 to 27 December 2019; from 29 November 2019 to 01 December 2019; from 06 December 2019 to 08 December 2019;
Late availability: from 22 November 2019 to 17 January 2020;

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 16 December 2019 to 18 December 2019; from 18 December 2019 to 20 December 2019; from 22 December 2019 to 24 December 2019;
Late availability: from 22 November 2019 to 11 January 2020;

Glingerbank, Longtown, Cumbria, England

12 bedroom Large Country House, North Cumbria and Scottish Borders.

sleeps 12 - 24 guests
12 - 24
12 bedrooms
12
12 bathrooms
12
dog-friendly cottage

Impressive 12 bedroom country house with games room, private hot tub and a setting in beautiful gardens, situated just 10 miles from Northumberland National Park, 10 miles from Gretna Green and 6 miles from the Solway Coast, ideal for special celebrations and group getaways.

Special features: tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £3200
Next availability:
from 25 November 2019 to 27 November 2019; from 28 November 2019 to 29 November 2019; from 01 December 2019 to 02 December 2019;

Lake Winds Park Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage
3 star

Homely and welcoming 2 bedroom dog-friendly log cabin with its own decked terrace and access to excellent leisure facilities within the lodge park, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, conveniently situated by Lake Windermere close to the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), tennis court, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £342
Next availability:
from 30 November 2019 to 07 December 2019; from 09 December 2019 to 23 December 2019; from 27 December 2019 to 28 December 2019;

We have no cottages within Birkby, Maryport itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Birkby, Maryport. 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