Destination guide

The friendly area of Cockermouth awaits your stay

The area's festivals and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cockermouth. This welcoming city is known for its bars, spas and lake. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cockermouth

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cockermouth a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cockermouth

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cockermouth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bassenthwaite Lake (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Crummock Water (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Buttermere (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Hope Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Traveling to and around Cockermouth

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 29.9 mi (48.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Cockermouth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,017 vacation rentals near Cockermouth. From 276 Cottages to 27 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 Cockermouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Cockermouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 276 Cottages in Cockermouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cockermouth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Houses: 692 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 276 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cockermouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Cockermouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.