Cumbria doesn't end with the Lake District. North, South, East, West, there's a lot more to this wild county than its eminent national park. Rent a cottage in Crosby Garrett, a hamlet in the Eden District of Cumbria, and what you find may surprise you.
Think lush wilderness, peppered with welcoming villages. Castles and forts, churches and abbeys, who serve to reiterate the county's bloody history. And a plethora of pretty Crosby Garrett cottages, that provide the perfect rest-stop after a day of exploration in this rugged county.
Things to see and do near your Crosby holiday cottage
Let's start in Crosby Garrett, a hamlet whose quaint cottages and rural surroundings will entice couples and families alike. The village lies nine miles from the ancient town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, making supply runs a breeze. There's plenty to see in this historic Eden town too, including Appleby Castle, a 12th century mansion house with imposing keep and curtain wall.
Travel west from your Crosby Garrett cottage rental and you'll reach Kendal, a market town whose long and fascinating history is sure to impress. Built in the shadow of an imposing castle, Kendal lies mere miles from the Lakeland mountains, and is a wonderful destination for a daytrip.
If you're a fan of the great outdoors, you'll be more than content with a cottage holiday in Crosby Garrett. With the Lake District National Park to the West, the Yorkshire Dales and the northern Pennines to the East, and the stunning Eden Valley to the north, you'll never be short of places to explore. From walking and cycling, to kayaking and climbing, Cumbria has long been the destination of choice for many an adventurer!
Interested? Then scroll down and choose your favourite self-catering holiday cottage in Crosby Garrett today.
Please find below a selection of self catering holiday cottages to rent in or near Crosby Garrett.