Properties for sale in Cumbria, sell your home privately in Cumbria
Located at the very north west of England, the county of Cumbria is bordered by Lancashire, County Durham, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, and Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, and has a total driving time to London of 5 hours. This county is attractive for prospective home buyers thanks to its eclectic mix of urban development and rural country life.
The main town here is Carlisle, which is a successful industrial town widely known for its textile manufacturing, but the town of Kendal, famous for snuff and Kendal Mint Cake, is one of those locations best associated with Cumbria because it is seen as a gateway to the Great Outdoors. Cumbria is home to the Lake District and the National Park of the same name. The geography here is mainly mountainous, and very rural, with plenty of quiet villages dotted around. Scafell Pike is the highest peak in England, and this is a popular destination with tourists and active holiday makers. Prominent towns in Cumbria are Alnwick, Alston , Amble , Ambleside , Ashington, Aspatria, Barrow-in-Furness, Dalton Town with Newton Brampton, Cleator Moor Broughton-in-Furness, Cockermouth, Sunderland Keswick , Grange-over-Sands, Kirkby Lonsdale, and Appleby In Westmorland to name but a few. The county town of Durham and further towns in this county ideal for home buyers are Longtown, Maryport, Milom, Penrith, Sedburgh, Silloth, Ulverston, Whitehaven, Wigton, Wilton, Windermere, Workington