Holiday lets in Ravenglass, Cumbria, England
Ravenglass is a small pretty village located within the Lake District National Park. Instead of being located inland, this village enjoys the best of both worlds as it is located by an estuary, close to the coast and is set against a backdrop of Lake District countryside and fells. Combine coast and country on a stay here and have a special self-catering holiday.
Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Ravenglass
A cottage stay in the Lake District National Park should be an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys walking, hiking, cycling or boating as all these activities are on offer here. On visiting this part of England, it is easy to see what makes this part of the country one of England’s top holiday destinations.
Ravenglass is somewhat unique as it is reputed to be the only coastal village within the National Park. Another wonderful attraction is the Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway which stops in the village. This Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is a real treat and could be one of the best ways to see the Lake District National Park as it gently takes in a total of 7 miles of spectacular scenery. Around one mile from the village is Muncaster Castle, an impressive haunted castle set amongst 70 acres of gardens near to some impressive fells. This award winning attraction also houses an owl centre where you can get more information on these beautiful birds and meet them in person. Those who enjoy birdwatching and naturally beautiful landscapes should head for Drigg Dunes, a coastal Nature Reserve of sand dunes and saltmarsh close to Ravenglass. Entrance to Drigg Dunes is free.
Enjoy browsing for coastal cottages near to Ravenglass and rural cottages inland. Whether you choose a romantic retreat or a large family cottage, we hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation that exceeds your expectations in this corner of the Lake District National Park.