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 56 cottages near Backbarrow.

Rose Cottage ref: UK1046

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

£392-£1279

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3 star rating
Rose Cottage
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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

Bobbin Mill Cottage ref: CC129315

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£311-£652

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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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Little Knott ref: 394

Blawith, near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£319-£1004

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4 star rating
An 18th century cottage with a rustic feel situated just one mile from Coniston Water. Countryside views from most rooms.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

The Old Telephone Exchange ref: CC129181

Cartmel, Cartmel and Peninsula

£369-£693

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3 star rating
The Old Telephone Exchange is and interesting property, with character and interesting talking points.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

The Hedgehog ref: UK1053

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1495-£2462

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5 star rating
Boasting large en-suite bedrooms and a children’s room fitted with a Playstation 4, The Hedgehog is ideal for families of eight.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1

Hidden Cottage ref: CC124173

near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£311-£653

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3 star rating
Hidden Cottage is situated close to Coniston Water and village and is within walking distance of two excellent Lakeland Inns.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Addyfield Properties - Addyfield Farmhouse ref: 14512

Cartmel-Fell, near Windermere, Bowness on Windermere

£435-£1237

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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

Churchtown House ref: LVG

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

£311-£814

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4 star rating
This delightfully pretty holiday apartment is adjacent to Priory Gatehouse (NT), and is just 6 miles away from Lake Windermere.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

Well Cottage ref: CC129333

Lindale near Grange-over-Sands, Cartmel and Peninsula

£302-£885

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4 star rating
Set in the pretty village of Lindale on the beautiful Cartmel Peninsula with plenty of character and fine views across open countryside.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    4

Low Ickenthwaite Farm Cottage ref: 23748

Rusland, near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£238-£595

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3 star rating
A traditional hideaway between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water with lovely rural views over the garden across the Rusland Valley.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    3

The Dormouse ref: UK1056

Newby Bridge, Cartmel and Peninsula

£1495-£2462

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5 star rating
The Dormouse is a fantastic holiday home that boasts a large children’s bedroom with two bunk beds and a Playstation 4!
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Backbarrow (miles)
    1