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 58 cottages near Backbarrow.

Wetherlam ref: E3829

Lowick Bridge, , Cartmel and Peninsula

£285-£601

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3 star rating
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Whether your interest is walking, mountain biking or if you just enjoy discovering picturesque villages or stately homes, there’s something for everyone here.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Addyfield Properties - Addyfield Farmhouse ref: 14512

Cartmel-Fell, near Windermere, Bowness on Windermere

£469-£1229

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4 star rating
Comfortable family cottage with beams and open fire in feature stone fireplace, stunning views over countryside, walking from the door.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Broomhill Cottage ref: CC129263

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

£514-£694

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

Bobbin Mill Cottage ref: CC129315

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£365-£647

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3 star rating
Super ground floor cottage style apartment close to the rural village of Satterthwaite, a haven for walkers, cyclists and dog owners alike.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Hillcroft Cottage ref: W43399

Haverthwaite, near Ulverston, Cartmel and Peninsula

£325-£631

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3 star rating
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Breasty Haw ref: CC124163

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£750-£2531

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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
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  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

The Mallard ref: UK1054

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1539-£2535

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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

Woodside Cottage ref: UK1078

Low Stott Park, near Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£562-£1280

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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
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  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    2

The Coach House ref: UK1170

Greenodd, near Ulverston, Cartmel and Peninsula

£412-£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
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  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    2

Fir Tree Lodge ref: CC129332

Lakeside near Ulverston, Cartmel and Peninsula

£630-£1145

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4 star rating
Situated just 50 yards from Lake Windermere this ground floor apartment is ideal for adventures on and off the water.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    2

Allt Maen ref: E3266

Lowick Bridge, , Cartmel and Peninsula

£285-£601

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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

Tower View ref: UK1292

Beech Hill, near Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness on Windermere

£458-£993

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0 star rating
New!
Enjoying an elevated position with views over Lake Windermere and surrounding fells, this spacious property is ideal for exploring the stunning Lake District.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Rose Cottage ref: UK1046

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

£479-£1272

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3 star rating
Rose Cottage is an attractive holiday home that dates back over 300 years and provides the perfect base for guests wishing to visit the Lake District.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

The Owl Nest ref: UK1055

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1539-£2535

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5 star rating
Breakfast will never be the same again after bacon and eggs al-fresco style out on The Owl Nest’s terrace in the heart of the South Lakes.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Cosy Cottage ref: W41283

Rusland, near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£335-£643

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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