Keswick & Area

Overlooked by spectacular scenery...

Keswick is overlooked by spectacular scenery including the towering Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell to the north and Derwentwater a stones throw away to the south, in the heart of the Northern Lakes.

The market town gained its original charter in 1276 and although small it now forms the hub of the Northern Lake District. Keswick has great character with its well tended appearance (Winning several national awards); two large parks close to the town centre, speciality, gift and outdoor shops and a range of outdoor and indoor attractions.

Close by is the 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the shores of Derwentwater are a mere stroll away past the Theatre by the Lake. During the summer months visitors can enjoy a free minibus service run by the National Trust from Keswick linking into round trips to Buttermere.

Keswick is a great base for a holiday in the Lake District with plenty of facilities close at hand but in the midst of beautiful north Lakeland countryside.

Portinscale at the foot of Derwentwater is neatly sandwiched between Keswick, only a mile away to the east, Bassenthwaite Lake just to the north and Whinlatter Forest Park to the west. All the essentials including a local pub serving bar meals, a restaurant, a tea room and plenty of parking spaces can be found in the village.

There are two marinas on Derwentwater where sailing, windsurfing and canoeing are offered, either for instruction or hire and there is also a jetty where you can catch the motor launch that circuits the lake.

The beautiful Newlands Valley, one of the Lake Districts best kept secrets, is a few minutes walk away. This lush green valley has many opportunities for keen walkers with a great choice of gentle river strolls or more challenging all day hikes! The circuit of the Newlands Valley is one of the best ridge walks in the Lake District. The ever changing scenery and the many interesting sights along the way make this one of Wainwrights most famous and enjoyable walks. Newlands was once a favorite with Beatrix Potter. Here she set the scene for some of her well loved children's classics such as 'The Tale of Mrs Tiggywinkle'. Sketches of Catbells, Skelgill and Little Town all feature in the novel. The Valley also has a great local pub, The Swinside Inn and an award winning restaurant Swinside Lodge.

This area is ideally located for mountain biking and cycling, the C2C cycle route passes through Portinscale and if you've forgotten your bicycle don't worry; there are a number of bicycle hire shops in nearby Keswick. For the walkers the nearby fells of Catbells, Maiden Moor, Knott Rigg and Causey Pike and beckon.

Jebel Kasr ref: 25301

Thornthwaite, nr. Keswick, Keswick & Area

£245-£569
3 star rating
Jebel Kasr
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Ideal holiday base for couples with fine views just one mile from Bassenthwaite Lake and close to Whinlatter Forest.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Squirrel Nutkin ref: CC111386

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£455-£775
4 star rating
Modernised holiday home in a quiet area of Keswick, yet very close to the park and amenities.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Ridgemount ref: CC111309

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£296-£628
3 star rating
In its elevated location this property benefits from superb views.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Michael’s Cottage ref: CC111200

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£370-£725
4 star rating
Built in the early 19th Century this two bedroomed property is located just off Keswick town centre.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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High Hill Farm Cottage ref: CC111203

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£654-£1831
4 star rating
Extremely spacious pet-friendly luxury holiday home, with superb fell views, equipped to a very high standard and a short stroll from Keswick town centre.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Ewe How - Burnside Park ref: CC111219

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£455-£730
4 star rating
Luxury pine log cabin situated in landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Whinny Brow - Burnside Park ref: CC111183

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£340-£725
4 star rating
Luxury pine log cabin situated in landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT

Manesty View ref: CC111223

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£397-£764
3 star rating
Comfortably furnished semi-detached bungalow with a lovely garden.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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5 Lonsdale House ref: CC111158

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£370-£725
4 star rating
An attractive and spacious second floor apartment, with excellent views, in the centre of Keswick.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Derwent Lodge - Burnside Park ref: CC111226

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£425-£725
4 star rating
Luxury pine log cabin situated in landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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1 Balmoral House ref: CC111261

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£385-£645
3 star rating
First floor apartment with comfortable furnishings throughout, with all amenities of Keswick on the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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15 Elm Court ref: CC111160

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£358-£596
4 star rating
A spacious, tastefully furnished well kept apartment is in a superb position on the second floor overlooking the River Greta with views to Skiddaw.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Fitz House Cottage ref: CC111362

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£0-£0
4 star rating
Luxury apartment which is centrally located for a romantic break in this vibrant Lakeland town
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

No. 30 ref: CC122141

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£420-£766
4 star rating
Modern contemporary apartment in Keswick town centre with two en-suite bedrooms. Rooftop fell views.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
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Raphael’s Cottage ref: CC111323

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£391-£775
4 star rating
Beautifully furnished two bedroom town centre cottage with a delightful garden.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI