Nestled in the foothills of Skiddaw, the hamlet of Applethwaite is a little over a mile north of the beautiful market town and tourist centre of Keswick, offering a peaceful alternative to those holidaymakers seeking true tranquillity. Although home to only a few dozen houses, the hamlet and the surrounding area does offer a stunning array of well-equipped Cumbrian cottages. Cottages in Applethwaite therefore provide the perfect location from which to soak up the tranquillity of the Lakes whilst being able to enjoy the amenities available in the surrounding towns and villages. The region is famed for its association with the Lake Poets - namely Wordsworth, Southley and Coleridge - and attracts countless literary fans every year. Beatrix Potter also spent her summers in the two stately homes in the area, from which it is said she derived a lot of the material for her famous Peter Rabbit series. The nearby market town of Keswick is also home to the region's Victorian Museum and Art Gallery, in which visitors can see original manuscripts penned by the greats themselves. Applethwaite is also known by fellwalkers as the starting point of the ascent up Skiddaw mountain. Dedicated fellwalker Alfred Wainwright - famed for his seven hand-drawn Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells - has said of the mountain, "If I were asked by a stranger to the district to recommend a single climb that would give him a superb panorama I would send him up Skiddaw". Wainwright also described Skiddaw Little Man - a ridge reached en route to Skiddaw's 931m summit - as "the most beautiful and comprehensive view of the Lake District".
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There are 355 cottages near Applethwaite.

Causey View ref: CC112143

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£353-£829

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4 star rating
Causey View
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A quality, detached bungalow within walking distance of Keswick town centre with large garden and fell views from every room!
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    2
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    1
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Rotherwood ref: UK1328

Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

£456-£1007

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4 star rating
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Situated in an ideal location in a delightful village location, this beautiful bungalow is only a stone’s throw from Derwentwater.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    1

Gable Cottage ref: CC111162

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£347-£737

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3 star rating
Lakeland stone cottage in a quiet yet central location close to shops, pubs and restaurants
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

18 Elm Court ref: CC111288

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£403-£992

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4 star rating
Elm Court 18 has the advantage of being a semi-detached house
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    4
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Bram Cragg Barn ref: 26707

St. Johns-in-the-Vale, near Keswick, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

£709-£1582

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5 star rating
Spacious, open plan barn and byre conversion decorated to the highest of standards with fantastic views towards Helvellyn and Blencathra.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    4

Riverview Cottage ref: CC111414

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£514-£954

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4 star rating
Traditional Lakeland stone cottage with modern amenities and garden. 5 minutes level walk to town centre and parks.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Greta Side Court Apartments no 2 ref: CC111145

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£334-£514

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3 star rating
Attractive accommodation on the banks of the River Greta only a short stroll into Keswick town centre.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    1

Catbells ref: UK1085

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£321-£751

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3 star rating
Within walking distance of Derwentwater and the fells, this first floor apartment is ideally placed for exploring all the Lake District has to offer.
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    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
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    1
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Berkeley House ref: UK1020

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£1339-£2768

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Set over four floors, this spacious property is set in the heart of Keswick, overlooking the park.
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
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    1

6 Catherine Cottages ref: CC112139

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£386-£866

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3 star rating
Ideal for a small family and the family pet right in the heart of Keswick in the Lake District National Park.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Century House ref: CC111384

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£637-£2205

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4 star rating
Luxurious accommodation for larger families, with amenities on the doorstep and walks from the door.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

The Shieling ref: UK1290

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£456-£1007

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4 star rating
Perfect for a family holiday, this detached bungalow provides the ideal base to explore all that the popular town of Keswick has to offer.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Falcon Crag ref: CC111374

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£559-£1618

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4 star rating
Town centre maisonette with contemporary design, excellent facilities, private parking and patio.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Bracken Howe ref: CC115123

Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

£524-£1654

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4 star rating
Luxurious accommodation with stunning views, walks from the doorstep and 1/2 mile from the Lake.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles)
    1

Ennerdale - Burnside Park ref: CC111173

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£311-£724

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4 star rating
Luxury pine log cabin situated in landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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