Crackenthorpe Holiday Cottages

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'Crackenthorpe' - great name isn't it. But don't be fooled, this village is no gimmick. With a long history that dates to Roman times, as well as a superb location within a stone's throw of the Lake District, Crackenthorpe is the perfect destination for a Cumbrian cottage break.

Tucked away in lush countryside near the ancient town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, Crackenthorpe has retained a timeless charm. Whitewashed cottages, stone-built houses and emerald grazing meadows give Crackenthorpe a rural appeal, one that's sure to draw couples, families and adventurers alike.

Though the village lacks amenities, the small and quite beautiful town of Appleby-in-Westmorland is just a couple of miles down the road, so you'll have somewhere to stock up on supplies or enjoy an evening out during your Crackenthorpe cottage holiday. Plus, the village is only ten or so miles away from Penrith, making fascinating daytrips a breeze!

Things to see & do during a Crackenthorpe cottage break

As a base for a holiday in the Lake District, our Crackenthorpe cottages prove perfect. Spend your days exploring the Lake District, with its majestic fells, enchanting villages and quiet valleys, before returning to your tranquil, Crackenthorpe holiday cottage - what could be better?

Some of the attractions you're likely to stumble upon during your cottage break in Crackenthorpe include the historic Bolton Church, Rutter Force waterfall, Acorn Bank gardens, Clifton Hall, Kendal Castle and Ambleside's ancient Roman Fort. There's hundreds of towns and villages to explore too, including Windermere, Penrith, Glenridding, Rydal and Grasmere.

So what are you waiting for? If you've been searching for a quiet base from which to enjoy a Lake District break, book a self-catering holiday cottage in Crackenthorpe today!