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Go glamping in Cumbria for a holiday full of beauty and outdoor adventure. When you book into a Wigwam Holiday rural retreat, you are within easy access to one of England’s most beautiful counties. Enjoy the extremes of thrilling walks and adventure sports and the gentle beauty of the rolling countryside landscapes. There’s something for everyone on a Wigwam Holiday Cumbria glamping holiday. 

Our luxury Wigwam Holiday cabins are furnished with all the home comforts - everything you need to get your perfect holiday started. Relax in your own outside dining area and breathe in the fresh air.  Our glamping cabins are located on beautiful, quiet sites and with en-suite facilities, peace and tranquility - you’ll find it easy to unwind after a day of exploring Cumbria. 

Perfect holidays, perfect glamping, perfect Cumbria

Wigwam Sites are ideal for those getting-away-from-it holidays. No matter what you love to do - there’s something to suit you. Stargazers, nature lovers, history fans and hill walkers have the world at their fingertips here in Cumbria and there’s so much beauty to explore. We’ve created our own guide to the region - but don’t forget to spend time unwinding and relaxing in the Wigwam Holiday site. 


Things to do in Cumbria with Wigwam Holidays

The Lake District

There’s no way you can go glamping in Cumbria and avoid the Lake District. England with its grasslands, rugged fells, moorlands, spectacular mountains and forests - not to mention over 19 glittering lakes - for which the area's famous. The area gets incredibly busy and holiday accommodation is at a premium all year round. If you want to go glamping in the Lake District, we suggest booking into one of our Wigwam Holidays Cumbrian sites - close enough to the Lake District action, but just-far-enough-away to avoid the crowds and tourists. 

The Lake District National Park is less than 40 minutes drive from Wigwam Holidays Brampton and is the perfect base for a glamping break near the Lakes. 

Kendal Calling Music Festival

Every summer in Lowther Deer Park in Kendal the air is filled with music for a whole weekend. With international, national and local bands, DJs and lots more besides, it’s a wonderful celebration of good times, good music and good food.

If you’re heading to Kendal Calling but want to avoid the noisy festival camping then book into Wigwam Holidays Brampton - it’s a short 40-minute drive from the festival and a world away from the noise and crowds. The perfect way to enjoy a festival don’t you think? 

Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Sightseeing at its very best. Hop on, sit back and enjoy the scenery rolling by from the comfort of your carriage. It’s a wonderful way to explore the countryside and they host loads of events throughout the year ranging from fish and chips trains, superheroes and villains events, magical stations and seasonal events at Halloween and Christmas. There really is something for everyone - you don’t have to be a trainspotter to enjoy. 

City of Carlisle

This wonderful small city is steeped in history and it is packed with places of historical interest. Carlisle’s Historic Quarter has dungeons, labyrinths, museums and ruins to explore. Carlisle Castle provides a fascinating look into the last 900 years of Carlisle life and Carlisle Cathedral is a beautiful medieval cathedral with guided tours to help you negotiate its history and architecture. If history isn’t your thing, then the city has lots of other distractions. Carlisle is a city of surprises and there are always gems to discover. If you fancy a spot of vinyl shopping, head to the Vinyl cafe for a unique experience, or poke around the Cumbria Curiosity Shop to pick up some unusual nick-nacks. 

You’ll find loads to keep you busy in Carlisle, and if shopping and sightseeing aren’t enough, then we always recommend whiling away some time in the local pubs and taverns which proudly sell locally brewed ales and spirits.

The best thing about spending a day in a bustling city is making your escape back to your warm, comfortable and luxurious Wigwam Cabin, far away from the noise of traffic and crowds. 

Solway Wetlands

Archaeology, wildlife, bike tracks and heritage all rolled into one in this stunning area of Cumbria. The area takes in a variety of walks - along nature trails and specially built boardwalks which allow exploration of bogs and peatlands. Start the adventure at the RSPB Campfield Marsh Reserve or the Solway Wetlands Centre - you’ll be inspired by lots of different walks and activities as soon as you arrive. An amazing day out for all nature lovers. 

Hadrian’s Wall and Birdoswald Roman Fort 

A fascinating window into England’s Roman history Birdoswald Roman Fort gives you a real insight into Hadrian’s Wall, with a periscope offering a view of the wall as far as you can see. The visitor centre plays host to an exhibition and you can learn how the wall was constructed and explore Roman artefacts. This is the place to start your Hadrian’s Wall adventure - you’ll be glad you did. 

Alpacaly Ever After

If you’ve always dreamed of taking cuddly, friendly Alpacas out for a walk along the beautiful (private) walkways around Derwent Water in the Lingholme Estate then now is your chance. And if this wasn’t your dream, then we bet it is now! Take part in feeding time, meet the herd, take the fluffy fellas swimming! Here at Wigwam Holidays, we’re always up for helping you with your Insta game - can you imagine any better holiday selfies than with Alpacas? Neither can we. You’re welcome! 

Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith

Dating back to the 1300s this impressive historic house is home to Lord Inglewood and his family. It’s easy to spend the day strolling through the beautiful grounds - on guided walks and tours, or exploring under your own steam. A wealth of architecture, art and history are on display throughout the estate and inside the house. A calendar of events throughout the year gives you lots of great choices no matter when you go glamping in Cumbria. 

We’ve got Cumbria covered 

You're spoilt for choice in this beautiful region - there's so much to explore while glamping in Cumbria. It's easy, and exciting, to delve into Cumbria's rugged landscape. With so much to see and do in this varied region, you deserve to relax and enjoy a peaceful evening after a busy day. Booking a Wigwam Holidays cabin gives you the chance to catch up on some rest and spend some quiet, slow time in beautiful surroundings with your favourite people. 

Our sites are the ideal base to explore all that Cumbria has to offer, whilst giving you a unique and restful evening by your own campfire, and a comfortable bed for an excellent nights sleep.

Wigwam Holidays Brampton, in the scenic New Mills Trout Fishing Park  is located at the very beginning (or end) of the Hadrian's Wall National Trail. It's sited in beautiful locations and ideal for families, groups and couples seeking a great holiday in the great outdoors.

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