Browse 39 properties featured in Shap and find a welcoming place to stay for your holidays. By directly analysing these different offers, HomeToGo features the most economical offers as well as the highest rated properties in Shap.
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Shap
Properties can be selected based on different criteria. Just above, you will find the total number of rentals that provide a particular amenity in Shap. In Shap, 30 properties offer internet. Consequently, if you can't imagine a holiday without internet, select the internet filter to see these rentals. Begin your holiday planning in advance if you are a grill master or you're not interested in handwashing the dishes. There are just 2 properties listed providing barbecues and 2 properties with dishwashers.
The Weather in Shap
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Check out the climate diagram for Shap. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Shap, with temperatures falling below 3°. The rainiest month is December, while the driest month is February.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in Shap
25 out of the 39 offers in Shap are hotel rooms. In other words, they make up nearly half of the accommodation types there (44.64%). The average nightly price of hotel rooms there is £123, and their size, on average, is 53 m². Furthermore, if you're going in a group of 3, hotel rooms are most likely a great type of accommodation in Shap, since they usually accommodate 3 people. If you would prefer to book a different property type, you may want to check out bed & breakfast rentals, which are the second most common accommodation type in Shap. Our data reveals that the average cost of bed & breakfast rentals is £133 a night for an area of 145 m².
Escape to the Cumbrian Countryside with a Shap Holiday Rental
With its ancient stone circles and centuries-old architecture, Shap is the perfect destination for a holiday or short break rich in history. Situated in Cumbria's Eden district, Shap lies within the limits of both the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks.
Shap stands out from other villages in the area with its trademark linear formation. Most of the holiday cottages and rental accommodation in the village can be found along this long row of buildings, with many properties dating back to the 17th century.
Surrounded by Cumbrian countryside and with plenty of historic accommodation on offer, Shap is the perfect place to enjoy an overdue getaway.
How to get to Shap?
Getting to Shap
Although the historic Shap railway station is no longer in use, getting to this part of Cumbria is fairly straightforward. With excellent road links and regular rail services to nearby towns and villages, getting to your Shap holiday accommodation couldn't be simpler.
The M6 motorway connects Shap and nearby Penrith to the rest of the UK, with the A6 and A66 intersecting Penrith itself. Local bus services are operated by Stagecoach Cumbria, with regular services running at least once every hour.
Nearby Penrith railway station lies on the West Coast Main Line, with fairly regular services connecting this part of Cumbria to Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London.
Where are the unique attractions in Shap?
Breathtaking Natural Attractions in Shap
As Shap lies within the boundaries of two of Northern England's national parks, you won't be short of things to keep you occupied when staying here. You'll find epic valleys, sprawling moorland and tumbling waterfalls within easy reach of your Shap accommodation.
Once you've unpacked and settled into your holiday cottage, reach for your hiking boots and backpack and start exploring. Aysgarth Falls and the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail will reward ramblers with some unforgettable scenery, while Gorsdale Scar is a must-see for the more daring explorer.
If you're keen to stay close to your holiday accommodation, spend an afternoon exploring Little Beck woods and nature reserve, or visit historic Keld Chapel.
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