The village of Backbarrow sits on the River Leven in the beautiful Leven Valley, five miles northeast of the busy Cumbrian town of Ulverston. Having been badly affected by the floods of November 2009, the village is now back to its best thanks to the hard work of some proud local people, and tourists are being welcomed to this idyllic spot all year round again. The history of Backbarrow is quite a tale and avid historians enjoy visiting the village to learn about its important role during the industrial revolution. In the 19th Century, Backbarrow was a hub of iron and cotton production, as well as being famous for producing the pigment ultramarine or "dolly blue". The remnants of this colourful production line can still be found at the old factory, known as "The Bluemills". Another lasting testament to Backbarrow's industrial past stands in the form of the old ironworks, which were built in 1711. Visitors here can see the old blast furnace stack. Backbarrow's location at the southern end of Lake Windermere, between Lakeside to Haverthwaite Railway and the River Leven, makes it a powerful draw for tourists who can explore the nearby National Trust-owned Fell Foot Park and Beatrix Potter country. Holiday cottages in Backbarrow are available all year round and visitors are made to feel right at home amongst the luxurious surrounds of their own little piece of the countryside.

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There are 57 cottages near Backbarrow.

Lane Cottage ref: UK1119

High Newton, near Cartmel, Cartmel and Peninsula

£539-£846

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4 star rating
Lane Cottage
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Within 5 miles of Cartmel, Grange-Over-Sands and the southern tip of Lake Windermere, Lane Cottage is ideally based for exploring the Southern Lake District.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Woodside Cottage ref: UK1078

Low Stott Park, near Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£565-£1253

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4 star rating
Ideal for couples or a family, this characterful conversion is perfectly located for exploring the Lake District and surrounding area.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    2

The Coach House ref: UK1170

Greenodd, near Ulverston, Cartmel and Peninsula

£343-£1330

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3 star rating
The Coach House is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District National Park with its stunning scenery.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    2

Allt Maen ref: E3266

Lowick Bridge, , Cartmel and Peninsula

£245-£620

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3 star rating
Enjoying views of the Old Man of Coniston this first floor accommodation is in a prime location for walking the many hills and fells of the Lake District.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

The Mallard ref: UK1054

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1539-£2462

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5 star rating
Boasting a roomy open plan social space, The Mallard is ideal for spending quality time with your loved ones in an endearing setting.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Myra’s View ref: CC129248

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£394-£614

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3 star rating
Myra’s View is a rather special holiday home of exceptional style and quality throughout.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Coronation Cottage ref: 9063

Lindale in Cartmel, near Grange-over-Sands, Cartmel and Peninsula

£292-£656

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4 star rating
An 18th Century characterful cottage with a delightful ‘olde worlde’ charm just two miles from Grange-Over-Sands and within easy reach of Lake Windermere.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Kates Cottage ref: 28053

High Brow Edge, near Backbarrow, Cartmel and Peninsula

£317-£792

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3 star rating
Lovely cosy property with wonderful views towards the Furness Fells. A splendid location for enjoying both the Lakes and the coast.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    0

Force Mill Barn ref: UK1203

Satterthwaite, near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£476-£901

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4 star rating
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Picturesque and peaceful haven set on the edge of Grizedale Forest with a wealth of sights and activities on your doorstep in the Southern Lakes.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Cragg Cottage ref: LC3

Bouth, Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£355-£767

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4 star rating
Set on the edge of the village of Bouth at the foot of Lake Windermere, this superbly presented cottage exudes character and charm.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

The Love Nest ref: UK1057

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1741-£2000

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5 star rating
Get ready for a romantic week away in the south of the Lake District National Park here at The Love Nest.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Wain Garth ref: CC124108

Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£463-£1307

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3 star rating
Refurbished to an excellent standard and benefitting from fabulous views.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Broomhill Cottage ref: CC129263

Lindale, near Grange-over-Sands, Cartmel and Peninsula

£434-£694

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4 star rating
Traditional white washed cottage with delightful enclosed garden, only 15 minutes drive from Lake Windermere.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Cosy Cottage ref: W41283

Rusland, near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£285-£623

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3 star rating
With Grizedale Forest on the doorstep, this property is located in Rusland valley between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Breasty Haw ref: CC124163

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£653-£2519

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4 star rating
Taking its name from the rather steep area of woodland near where it sits, Breasty Haw is a wonderful example of a traditional, detached Lakeland cottage.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4