The information on this database is for the sole-purpose of linking those travelling for work (or other travel exemptions as specified by Government) to Cumbrian businesses who may be able to accommodate them. Please see the specific guidance for NHS staff below.
Whilst overnight stays for leisure purposes (including second homes and caravans) are not permitted, people are allowed to stay overnight away from home if they:
- are visiting their support bubble
- are unable to return to their main residence
- need accommodation while moving house
- need accommodation to attend a funeral or related commemorative event
- require accommodation for work purposes or to provide voluntary services
- are a child requiring accommodation for school or care
- are homeless, seeking asylum, a vulnerable person seeking refuge, or if escaping harm (including domestic abuse)
- are an elite athlete or their support staff or parent, if the athlete is under 18 and it is necessary to be outside of the home for training or competition.
If you need any further help identifying accommodation that suits your needs, please get in touch with us by email at email@example.com and we will do our best to help.
Please be aware that:
- When liaising with a provider, they may request confirmation from your employer and/or require evidence of ID.
- Not all accommodation providers listed are members of Cumbria Tourism and as such, they will not have signed up to our code of conduct. Therefore, we cannot guarantee any of the products or services offered by the participating providers.
NHS staff with accommodation needs are advised to contact their Trust Accommodation team for support:
- Staff from North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust can contact the team through the details found on the NCIC staff webpages.
- Staff from Morecambe Bay NHS Hospitals Trust should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01524 519700 for support.
Please note: accommodation providers in Cumbria who wish to provide for NHS staff specifically should register with the Government maintained NHS central database by also contacting:
- email@example.com (North Cumbria)
- firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com (South Cumbria)
Squirrel Lodge, Keswick.Victorian guest house with en-suite accommodation.
Hundith Hill Hotel, Lorton. Country House Hotel.
Contact 01900 822 092
Hunday Manor Hotel, Winscales. 4 Star hotel accommodation with fresh food available.
Felldyke Bunkhouse, Lamplugh nr Workington. 18 bed bunkhouse.
Contact 07884 476708
Ouse Bridge Guesthouse, Bassenthwaite Lake. Guesthouse with parking, WIFI and takeaway breakfast bags.
Contact Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org / 01768776322
Greenwood Holidays, Wigton. 3 self-catering units – 7 bed house, 4 bed barn-conversion and 1 bed apartment.
Contact David at email@example.com / 07785950952
Washington Central Hotel, Workington. Over 80 bedrooms from £50 per night with continental breakfast and food via room service.
Contact Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org / 01900 65772
Holiday Inn Express, Barrow-in-Furness. All en-suite rooms with desks, breakfast, parking and WIFI included.
Please book through the website. For the hotel, call 01229 444600.
West Point House, Walney, Barrow-in-Furness. Superior self-catering accommodation for NHS workers.
Contact Rachael at email@example.com / 07568701523
Hotel Imperial, Barrow-in-Furness. 49 bedroom hotel, all en-suite rooms with desks.
Hotel Majestic, Barrow-in-Furness. 41 bedroom hotel, all en-suite rooms with desks.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 07732683423
Blenkinsopp Castle Country Inn, Greenhead, Brampton. 5 en-suite bedrooms with beverage facilities, breakfast included and evening meals available via room service.
Contact Gary at email@example.com / 01697 747757 or 07771641181
Newtown House and Knott View House, Ravenglass. 4 bed self-catering house and 6 bed self-catering house with an interconnecting door.
Contact Iona at firstname.lastname@example.org / 01229 717614
Sella Park Country House Hotel, Calerbridge. Country house hotel within one mile of Sellafield main gate on main access route, socially distanced and reduced check in/out. Meal pre-orders and room service.
Seacote Caravan Park, St Bees. 2 or 3 bed static caravans.
The Old School B&B and Betty’s Cottage, Irton nr Holmrook. Early breakfast provided, prices from £75 per night.
Contact Lesley at email@example.com / 01946724158
FSC Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld nr Keswick. 6 self-catering cottages and 9 en-suite hostel rooms.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 017687 79601
Milburn Grange self-catering cottages, Appleby. 7 self-catering cottages from one to three bedrooms, centrally located in the Eden Valley, convenient for the A66 and 20 minutes from M6.
Contact Russell at email@example.com / 07889315685
Waternook Lakeside Accommodation, Ullswater. Super-luxury five star self-catering set within a private and secure 26 acre lake-fronting estate.
Contact Dominic at firstname.lastname@example.org / 07709098507
The Quiet Site, Ullswater. Cottages and glamping.
Contact Daniel at email@example.com / 07894160211
Ullswater Heights, Newbiggin nr Penrith. Lodge-style accommodation with 1, 2 and 3 beds. Free of charge to frontline workers.
Contact Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eden Valley Glamping, Armathwaite. Three self-catering en suite glamping pods (no TV/WiFi).
Contact 01228 318 860
South Stonethwaite Cottage, Troutbeck nr Windermere. Self catering cottage with own parking and garden, one large double room which can be converted into a twin room and a small single bedroom.
Contact Claire at email@example.com / 07376861830
Chestnut Villa & The Bakers Loft, Grasmere. B&B and 2 bed apartment.
Contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org / 07989672332
Castle Green Hotel, Kendal. Safe and secure environment for business travellers with room service dining and takeaway breakfast.
Contact email@example.com / 01539 734 000
Number 43, Arnside. Essential workers room only – 50% off B&B rate (4 night minimum stay).
Field Studies Council Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands. Basic hostel accommodation, from single and twin to larger dormitories, some with en-suite.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 015395 38120
Holiday Cottages Cumbria, Cark in Cartmel. 4 self-catering cottages in the Cartmel area and 2 self-catering cottages in the Coniston area.
Contact Simon at email@example.com / 015395 59453
Tewitfield Marina, Carnforth (Cumbria/Lancashire border). 1, 2 and 3 bed self-catering apartments overlooking the Lancaster Canal.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 01524782092
Grange Boutique Hotel, Grange-over-Sands. Self-contained deluxe suites and apartments, breakfast included.
Contact email@example.com or 015395 33076 / 07464 856 688
Gilpin Bridge Inn, Levens. Country Inn B&B with 8 en-suite rooms, evening meals available plus parking.
Contact Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org / 07903164099
Thornbank House, Windermere. Guest House.
Contact Jane at email@example.com / 07590201542
Coal Yeat, Broughton Beck nr Ulverston. 4 luxury self-catering properties from one to three bed, with WIFI and TV.
Contact Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org / 07887731553