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7 Reasons to own a holiday home in Cumbria

Nestled in the northwest of England, Cumbria boasts stunning landscapes ranging from the Solway Firth's serene shores to the Lake District's majestic peaks.

Our Glendale Holiday Park, located on the border between England and Scotland is an undiscovered gem in the heart of Cumbria, and the ideal holiday home location for those looking for the perfect balance between relaxation and adventure.

Here are 7 reasons to start your holiday home lifestyle at Glendale Holiday Park in Cumbria:


Unique location on the border between England and Scotland

Located overlooking the Solway Firth, an area of outstanding natural beauty which forms part of the border between England and Scotland, Glendale’s unique location provides endless opportunities for exploration. Offering a rich heritage, fascinating wildlife, and within easy reach from the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to discover first.

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Within easy reach of The Lake District National Park

There is nothing like exploring the Lake District National Park, time and time again. You can discover new views, experience tranquillity, and encounter an array of wildlife on every visit. Less than an hour from Keswick, one of the Lake District’s most northerly towns, you will never tire of discovering the stunning scenery, fantastic walking trails, and gorgeous places to eat and drink the Lake District has to offer.

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The countless opportunities for outdoor adventures

Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise, as Cumbria offers a plethora of hiking trails, including those around the famed Hadrian’s Wall. For those seeking more active pursuits, water sports such as kayaking and windsurfing are popular along the firth, taking advantage of its gentle tides and scenic surroundings. Additionally, the proximity to the Lake District National Park provides ample opportunities for mountain biking, rock climbing, and hiking in the nearby fells.

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Perfect for bird watching

The Solway Firth’s expansive coastline provides a perfect setting for bird-watching, being a haven for various species. With Arctic breeders visiting in the winter, migrants passing through in spring, and natives enjoying the diverse landscape throughout the year, there’s plenty to keep a lookout for all year round.

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Enjoy a relaxed way of life

Glendale’s uniquely idyllic and natural setting is ideal for those looking to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. With tranquil countryside and the calming shores of the Solway Firth surrounding the park, it’s the perfect place to unwind with your loved ones.

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Flexibility and freedom to visit whenever you like

Owning your own holiday home means you can tailor your getaways to suit your own schedule, without the worry of check-in times, peak season pricing or overcrowded destinations. Return as much as you like, whether it’s for a quick weekend break or a longer holiday, you relax and enjoy quality time with your loved ones at your own pace.

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It's a dog-friendly destination

Glendale Holiday Park warmly welcomes four-legged companions, with a plethora of dog-friendly adventures waiting nearby. The extensive coastline along the Solway Firth provides perfect opportunities for scenic walks, and the surrounding countryside and nature reserves provide numerous trails and paths suitable for dog walking. Many of the local pubs and cafes are pet-friendly, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing meal or a refreshing drink with your furry friend by your side.

Holiday Home Ownership in Cumbria

These 7 reasons to own a holiday home in Cumbria give just a small insight into the holiday home lifestyle. Contact us or arrange a park visit to find out more about ownership at our Glendale Holiday Park, which is home to fantastic facilities and a range of stunning holiday homes and lodges to choose from.

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