The beauty and diversity of Cumbria's attractions make it an enjoyable place to visit on a motorhome or campervan for hire. We at VrooomVroomVroom have come up with a list of the best RV deals and discounts in Cumbria camper rentals. You may even realize that hiring a caravan is cheaper than renting a hackney carriage and booking a hotel room. It is also more convenient especially if you are travelling in a large group or with small children in tow.
Cumbria is England's second largest county in size and was formed from the old counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, and part of North Lancashire. This county possesses some of the most beautiful areas of the United Kingdom and is renowned for its lakes and mountains. The most famous is of course the Lake District, which alone has 16 lakes. There are three mountain areas here: The Howgills Fell, The Pennines and The Lake District Fell.
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Stanwix Park Holiday Centre offers two camping sites: the Criffel and Skiddaw on Greenrow, Silloth. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor fun as it features an array of modern facilities such as swimming pools, children's adventure playground, crazy golf, bowling lanes, and amusement arcade. This premiere holiday centre also has a garden café and shop to cater to all your needs.
Chapel Farm Caravan Park is nestled in the peaceful Little Asby near the Appleby town centre and overlooking the picturesque Eden valley. There are many excellent cycling and walking trails located near the caravan park, including the Fairfield Horseshoe Walk in Ambleside and Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Carnforth.
Solway Holiday Village is your gateway to Hadrian's Wall and the Northern Lakes. It is situated along Skinburness Drive near the beautiful seaside town of Silloth. The 130-acre parkland can fit up to 100 pitches with electric hook ups. Take advantage of the park's camping amenities, including free heated showers, covered dishwashing area, cosy bars, bistro, and shop. You will also have easy access to Solway's indoor heated pool, entertainment complex, children's play and other facilities.
Lowther Holiday Park boasts of its superb riverside setting in Penrith. The 50-acre woodland can be found beside the Lowther River and is the ideal place for touring caravans and motorhomes. The award-winning holiday park has Family Pods for those who prefer staying in a more comfortable accommodation. It also features a games room, children's play area, restaurant, and supermarket.
Lake District National Park is probably the most popular attraction in Cumbria. It receives more than 15.8 million visitors annually. You will find 12 of the largest lakes in England and more than 3,500 kilometres of walking and cycling space in this area. You can also join the free events and guided walks at the Lake District National Park.
Muncaster Castle is nestled right in the heart of the Western Lake District in the lovely coastal village of the Lake District National Park. Aside from the Historic Haunted Castle, there are other wonderful sites that you can find within the estate, including the Himalayan Gardens and World Owl Centre. Before heading to Muncaster Castle, make sure to download the map at on their website.
South Lakes Safari Zoo can be found on the southern edge of the Lake District. It is home to more than 1,000 species including the most endangered and rarest animals. More than 300,000 people visit this natural park to see and experience the wildlife. Kids will surely enjoy being a junior keeper for a day and feeding the big cats.
Lowther Castle & Gardens was the former residence of the Lowther family for more than 800 years, but it was later on developed as a public attraction in 2010. After exploring the castle, you can check out the beautiful gardens or have a cup of tea or coffee at the café. It also has a shop where you can buy plants and garden-themed gifts.
World of Beatrix Potter is situated on Crag Brow in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere. Begin your magical journey by getting to know Beatrix Potter's celebrated characters in a short film presentation. After that, you can visit the Jemima's woodland glade, Peter Rabbit's garden, Mrs Tiggy-winkles's kitchen, Mr Jeremy Fisher's lily-pad boat, and Mr McGregor's greenhouse.