Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Braithwaite, Cumbria, England
Looking for a holiday cottage in Braithwaite in Cumbria’s Lake District? If you like gorgeous Lakeland scenery, unspoilt settlements and outdoor pursuits, then Braithwaite in Cumbria could be perfect for you.
About Cottage Breaks in Braithwaite
This village is a terrific base for exploring some of the best of the Lake District National Park and is surrounded by mountains and fells. After walking or other activity, refresh yourself with a drink or a meal at the local inn and restaurant just above the village, where families and walkers are welcome. Pay a visit to the small village church of St. Herbert and you will be rewarded with beautiful stained glass windows.
Top Attractions to Discover Nearby Whilst on a Self-Catering Holiday in Braithwaite
• Go walking in Whinlatter Forest, the only mountain forest in England, and watch live camera links of red squirrels or ospreys at the Visitor Centre.
• For the nearest fell to Braithwaite, head for Barrow (455 metres high) and enjoy wonderful views from the top.
• For some man-made history, Force Crag Mine is a National Trust-owned site where you can see restored equipment and buildings that were part of the Lake District's last working metal mine. Tours must be booked for this.
• You can also visit one of the area's most popular market towns, namely Keswick. Browse the market and independent shops, see the museum exhibits and go boating on Lake Derwentwater.
Whether you choose to stay in Braithwaite itself or in a rural retreat or farmstay cottage in the nearby countryside, we hope you have the best of times on your Lake District holiday.
Book a Braithwaite cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Cumbria on holiday.