Inside the fire truck you can book

If your little one is obsessed with all things fire trucks and firefighters, then we may have just found the ideal getaway for your family. That’s because a former fire truck has been transformed into a holiday home in the Lake District, complete firefighter outfits for the kids and even a firefighter’s pole you can slide down! The Red Rescue Retreat is basically a big kid’s playground.

There’s a twin bedroom with two fire truck beds for kids, a firefighter’s pole you can slide down from the master bedroom directly into the living area, and even a cabin with toys, costumes and a host for little ones to play with. For parents there’s a master bedroom complete with a king-size bed, TV and dressing table, as well as a shower room and an open plan lounge and kitchen with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a Smart TV, cooker and fridge.

The truck comes with its own firefighter’s pole

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Oh, and there’s even a private sauna if you fancy a bit of pampering! For those wanting to make the most of the great outdoors, the fire truck also offers a large decked patio area so you can take in the picturesque views.

Inside the fire truck you can bookThe twin room has fire truck beds

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Meanwhile, kids can make the most of the spacious playground complete with a climbing frame and slide.

The surroundings are pretty beautiful; after all, the truck boasts an enviable location in the Lake District National Park, close to the charming village of Threlkeld.

Inside the fire truck you can bookThe pole leads directly to the living room

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It’s also close to popular hotspots including the bustling market town of Keswick, or the nearby Derwent Pencil Museum (for when the British weather lets you down). Tempted to book a stay? Prices start from GBP199 per night on .

Inside the fire truck you can bookThe master bedroom

The Lake District is renowned for being family-friendly too whether you’re looking to explore the picturesque walking trails, or wanting to spend a lazy afternoon in the country pubs tucking into hearty meals by roaring fires.

For those planning to explore the region, we’ve picked out our favourite things to see and do in Cumbria .

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