Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Borrowdale

The lake, mountains and forests display a scene truly unique to Borrowdale. Travelers to this walkable city praise the hiking, biking and parks. 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.


Activities and attractions in Borrowdale

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Borrowdale a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Brantwood (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Borrowdale

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Borrowdale. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lodore Falls (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Buttermere (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Pike of Stickle (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Harrison Stickle (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Derwent Water (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Scafell Pike (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Borrowdale

Fly into Carlisle (CAX), the closest airport, located 32.7 mi (52.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Borrowdale?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,567 vacation rentals near Borrowdale. From 1,014 Houses to 57 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 Borrowdale for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Derwent Water: 2,540 vacation rentals
  • Scafell Pike: 2,626 vacation rentals
  • Ullswater: 2,763 vacation rentals
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 2,973 vacation rentals
  • Windermere Station: 3,023 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Borrowdale 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 Borrowdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,014 Houses in Borrowdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Borrowdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 rentals available
  • Cabins: 474 rentals available
  • Cottages: 474 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 Borrowdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Borrowdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.