Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Thornthwaite getaway

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Thornthwaite. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Thornthwaite

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Thornthwaite has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Thornthwaite

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Thornthwaite is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Hope Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bassenthwaite Lake (3.4 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Derwent Water (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lodore Falls (4.9 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Thornthwaite

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 27.5 mi (44.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Thornthwaite?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 761 vacation rentals near Thornthwaite. From 525 Houses to 21 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Thornthwaite for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Thornthwaite?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Thornthwaite. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ullswater: 2,806 vacation rentals
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 3,006 vacation rentals
  • Hawkshead Grammar School: 3,006 vacation rentals
  • World of Beatrix Potter: 3,004 vacation rentals
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle: 2,524 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thornthwaite listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Thornthwaite?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 525 Houses in Thornthwaite. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Thornthwaite include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Cabins: 200 rentals available
  • Cottages: 200 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Thornthwaite?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Thornthwaite. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.