Bassenthwaite Lake Area in the Lake District

Great fell walks, fishing and sailing...

Bassenthwaite Lake and village of the same name is situated just north west of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The magnificent Skiddaw (931m) can be seen rising to the east and Grisedale Pike (790m) to the south west.

Paths leading from Bassenthwaite village connect to circular walks in the area and holidaymakers are able to go fishing and sailing on the lake. From May to September look out for the wild Bassenthwaite Lake Ospreys raising their young chicks or watch the video link from Whinlatter Forest Visitor's Centre. Try a visit to the historic 17th century manor house, Mirehouse, which is close by on the eastern shore of the lake and has some lovely garden walks (Open April - October) or travel a few miles west to market town of Cockermouth or just a little further to Maryport on the coast.

This area offers the ideal base for exploring nearby Keswick; a charming Northern Lakes market town of great character and is well placed for touring the untouched northern and western lakes.

Robin Hood Cottage ref: CC113117

Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£428-£964

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4 star rating
Robin Hood Cottage
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Robin Hood Cottage benefits from stunning views due to its elevated position 1 mile above Bassenthwaite Lake and nestling into the slopes of Skiddaw.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    3
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New Park Farm - Ash Tree Cottage ref: LF3

Nr. Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£341-£747

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5 star rating
This property is peacefully located and surrounded by stunning scenery, with pleasant walks and cycle routes from the door.
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    3
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Byre Cottage ref: W8312

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£329-£335

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Rurally placed barn conversion with stunning views and fantastic walks from the door. Pub nearby and Bassenthwaite Lake only a short drive.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Old Stables ref: CC119107

High Ireby, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£345-£747

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4 star rating
A charming cottage of historic and literary interest, decorated and furnished throughout by an interior designer.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    2
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Brookfield ref: CC113101

Bassenthwaite Village, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£476-£1394

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4 star rating
Spacious cottage with spectacular views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale Valley.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Snittlegarth Lodge 1 ref: CC119128

Ireby, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£313-£626

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3 star rating
With views across open country to Binsey Fell, Snittlegarth Lodge enjoys a secluded south facing position on Snittlegarth Farm, an idyllic retreat to escape to.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Apple Tree Cottage ref: UK1287

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£274-£822

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3 star rating
Enjoy a picturesque and tranquil stay at this beautifully, presented traditional Lakeland cottage in the heart of Bassenthwaite village in The Lake District National Park.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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The Old Rectory ref: UK1267

Uldale, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£683-£1648

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Enjoy a break in the village of Uldale in the Lake District National Park, perfect for walkers and cyclists with its many footpaths and trails.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Primrose Cottage ref: CC113118

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£0-£878

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4 star rating
A delightful 300 year old cottage which is full of character, with a wealth of exposed beams throughout and very good quality furnishings, which blend perfectly with the traditional features.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Stable Cottage ref: W8311

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£282-£559

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A cosy ground floor barn conversion in a quiet, unspoilt, rural position close to Bassenthwaite Lake.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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How Dyke Cottage ref: UK1172

Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£356-£814

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4 star rating
This cosy holiday cottage, with beautiful views of the surrounding landscapes, provides all the comfort needed for a wonderful relaxing retreat in the countryside.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Bramble Hare Cottage ref: UK1155

Torpenhow, near Wigton, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£549-£877

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4 star rating
Ideal for exploring the northern fells and mountains of the Lake District and the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Derwent View ref: UK1360

Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£340-£830

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This rural, detached, traditional lakeland cottage boasts outstanding views on all sides across the rolling countryside to the nearby Northern Fells, with good facilities nearby.
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    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Hawthorne House ref: UK1097

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£305-£746

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3 star rating
2 storey apartment in a peaceful rural setting next to Bassenthwaite Lake with stunning views of Sale Fell.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Daleside - Rambling Rose ref: LWG

Near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

£414-£768

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5 star rating
Surrounded by Lakeland’s dramatic scenery, enjoy Derwent Water, Crummock Water and Buttermere from this holiday property.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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