Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Ulverston, Cumbria, England
Ulverston is an attractive historical market town located just a few miles outside of the Lake District National Park and close to the coast. With bars, shops and its own brewery, Ulverston is likely to appeal to those looking for the sorts of facilities available at larger towns. There is also a golf course on the outskirts of town. Enjoy browsing for self-catering cottages in and near Ulverston.
There are a number of attractions in this part of Furness including Furness Abbey near Barrow on Furness which dates back to 1123 and Conishead Priory where you can enjoy a guided tour. Those taking a family cottage break may want to head to South Lakes Wild Animal Park where you can get more information about a range of different animals and see them in person.
Why not visit an island too whilst in this part of Cumbria? Piel Island is found at the tip of the Furness Peninsula and is just 50 acres in total. Visit the island and discover a ruined castle and stop of at the island’s pub for a drink. Also just past Barrow in Furness is Walney Island, an island covering just 11 miles by 1 mile wide, which can be reached by road via a bridge from the mainland. There are three special nature reserves on Walney and avid birdwatchers should be in their element.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Ulverston
The spectacular scenery within the Lake District National Park is also easily accessible by car from Ulverston. Just a short drive and you can easily be amongst the fells and lakelands.
We hope you’ve found our hints and tips on what Ulverston and Furness have to offer helpful. However you choose to spend your time, we hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation here and that you have the best of times in this part of Cumbria.
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