Cumbria Tourist Information

Cumbria is considered one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty due to the mountains and lakes (Lake District and Lake District National Park) which are a large part of this county. Cumbria is popular for family walking holidays and The Travellers Guide has a good selection of family and dog friendly holiday accommodation.

There are two airports in Cornwall, Carlisle Airport (CAX) and Barrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF). Larger, international airports near to south Cumbria are Blackpool Airport (BLK), Manchester Airport (MAN) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL). For flights to north Cumbria you may wish to fly to Newcastle Airport (NCL), Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Glasgow Airport (GLA).

Cumbria Tourist Attractions

  • Carlisle Castle
  • Furness Abbey
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Lakes Aquarium
  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park
  • Lake Windermere
  • Rheged Penrith
  • Ullswater Steamers at Glenridding
  • Whinlatter Forest Park
  • Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Carlisle
  • Grizedale Forest Park
  • Carlisle Cathedral
  • Hill Top Hawkshead
  • Sizergh Castle
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum Keswick
  • Muncaster Castle Ravenglass
  • Dock Museum Barrow-in-Furness
  • The Beacon Whitehaven
  • Holker Hall Cartmel
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery Hawkshead
  • Trotters World of Animals Bassenthwaite