Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Bullgill, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England

Have a Brilliant Cottage Break in Bullgill, Cumbria.

Bullgill is a hamlet in Cumbria and makes a perfect base for exploring this scenic part of the world. If your family wants to get its walking boots on, this area will provide hours of fun. You’re never far from a walking route or a bridleway. There is a wide choice of different lengths and ability levels for walkers, offering terrific views. In addition, there are well known fell walks if you want a challenge.

Bullgill is near the small market town of Kirkby Stephen, an attractive place for a holiday, with buildings oozing with history and cobbled yards. One of the most famous walks, Alfred Wainwright’s Coast-to-Coast route, passes through Kirkby Stephen. This town has a very good range of shops including craft shops and antique shops plus interesting galleries. Kirkby Stephen’s parish church is known to local residents as the Cathedral of the Dales and contains some interesting relics. A good way to get accustomed to the town is by following the Kirkby Stephen Town Trail.

A ride on a steam train is a great way to see a new landscape and there is no better heritage railway in England than the famous Settle-Carlisle Line. This iconic railway can be accessed at the Kirkby Stephen railway station, which has been refurbished and restored, courtesy of the Settle and Carlisle Railway Trust. You can get refreshments at the Platform Shop.

Built in the 12th century by the Normans, Pendragon Castle at Mallerstang is on private land, but the public is allowed to explore the ruins, with care. Just four miles from Kirkby Stephen, it’s a worthwhile excursion if such ruins inspire you. It has a long history of damage from fires followed by restoration work over the years and some say (although there is no hard evidence) that the castle has a connection with King Arthur.

Bullgill is also near the coastal town of Maryport, located on the Solway estuary, with shops, pubs, golf links, a marina, Georgian houses and attractions plus wonderful views and events. The Wave contains a concert hall, a theatre, the Heritage Visitor Centre and a bistro. Other attractions include the Lake District Coast Aquarium, exhibiting mostly British species and the Maritime Museum.

Bullgill offers a memorable location for a self-catering break, whether you are on foot, on a bike or on a train. Peace and quiet amidst one of the most beautiful areas in Britain is hard to beat.

Take a look at the Cumbrian cottages listed below and find your own piece of Cumbrian heaven.


Facts about what Bullgill, Kirkby Stephen offers for Self-Catering Holidays

Featured Self catering country cottages near Bullgill, Kirkby Stephen, 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 16 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;

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;

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;

Bluebell Wooden Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Lake District National Park.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

Stylish, bright, light and airy 3 bedroom pine holiday lodge, situated within a collection of award-winning holiday lodges by Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, relax and rejuvenate on your Cumbrian holiday with use of excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

Special features: pool ().

Weekly Price from: £390
Next availability:
from 10 November 2019 to 15 November 2019; from 25 November 2019 to 01 December 2019; from 09 December 2019 to 13 December 2019;

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