Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Brampton

The welcoming market town of Brampton is located in Cumbria, nine miles east of the city of Carlisle. Holiday cottages in Brampton, Cumbria, are perfect for visitors who want to discover the Pennines and Hadrian’s Wall a few miles south of the town. There are a variety of family-run shops in and around Main Street and Mainside, as well as some great places to eat and drink, including Bistro 34, Mr Brown’s, and the Nag’s Head. The town is known for its historic red sandstone architecture. A short stroll away from most Brampton holiday cottages, St Martin’s Church was designed by the Pre-Raphaelite architect Phillip Webb, featuring spectacular stained-glass windows.

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Set in the small rural village of Milton, you’ll find The Byre, a farm cottage in Cumbria perfect for families looking to escape the rigours of their daily lives. This countryside cottage between three North West national parks offers the ideal holiday getaway on a working livestock farm.

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In the heart of Brampton, the octagonal Moot Hall was built in 1817 and now houses a tourist information centre. Popping in for guidance on touring the area’s many listed buildings is highly recommended while on self-catering holidays in Brampton. Overlooking the town is an imposing medieval motte with a statue of the 7th Earl of Carlisle. Brampton is set amid the rolling countryside of the Irthing Valley and Geltsdale. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a vast stretch of woods, fields and moors, crisscrossed by footpaths and bridleways, where visitors can enjoy beautiful walks and horse-riding. Within a couple of miles of Brampton, scenic routes will be discovered in Gelt Wood, Rowbank Wood and Talkin Tarn. 

Just two miles from Brampton, Hadrian’s Wall was built to protect the northwest frontier of the Roman Empire and stretches for 73 miles from coast to coast. The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Northumberland National Park are close enough for day trips from Brampton. A visit to the ancient city of Carlisle is also recommended, with an imposing castle and tumultuous history to delve into.