Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Thirlmere

The lake, gardens and parks display a scene truly unique to Thirlmere. This walkable and welcoming city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Thirlmere

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Thirlmere a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Brantwood (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Thirlmere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Thirlmere is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hellvellyn (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lodore Falls (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Derwent Water (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Ullswater (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • St. Sunday Crag (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hope Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Thirlmere

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 28.7 mi (46.1 km) from the city center.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thirlmere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Thirlmere. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grasmere Garden Village: 2,974 holiday lettings
  • Alcock Tarn: 2,950 holiday lettings
  • Rookin House Activity Centre: 2,481 holiday lettings
  • Easdale Tarn: 2,879 holiday lettings
  • Crummock Water: 1,908 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Thirlmere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 833 Houses in Thirlmere. Our other popular types of Thirlmere holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 276 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 276 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Thirlmere?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Thirlmere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.