Keswick Area in the Lake District

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.

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The Old Laundry 3 ref: CC111336

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£464-£784

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4 star rating
The Old Laundry 3
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Superb 2 bedroom maisonette in new purpose built development, with roof terrace and secure parking.
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Whinny Brow - Burnside Park ref: CC111183

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£384-£784

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Luxury pine log cabin situated in landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.
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Blencathra House ref: CC111120

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£522-£1524

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Ideal family accommodation enjoying fine mountian views from most rooms.
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Twentyman Court - Inglewood ref: 15288

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£347-£1017

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In the bustling market town of Keswick, cosy cottage with restaurants, pubs, theatre, golf and fishing all close to hand.
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The Views - The Penthouse ref: UK1323

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£305-£620

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This third floor apartment is located just off Keswick’s market square, has private parking and panoramic views over the town and surrounding fells.
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Briar Rigg ref: UK1043

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£540-£1828

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4 star rating
Set on the edge of Keswick, this semi-detached property is a wonderful base for a walking holiday.
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Fern Lodge - Burnside Park ref: CC111415

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£420-£724

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Two bedroomed lodge in landscaped grounds at the foot of Latrigg and Skiddaw.
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Dragonfly Cottage ref: CC112131

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£379-£806

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4 star rating
A well presented family bungalow just a short distance from Keswick town centre.
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Gutherscale Lodge ref: CC115122

Newlands Valley, Keswick & Area

£935-£2633

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Stunning detached 4 bedroom property in superb location, with excellent furnishings and facilities.
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Brandelhow Apartment ref: CC111311

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£373-£905

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A first floor apartment in the centre of Keswick with easy access to pubs, restaurants, outdoor shops and stunning fell walks.
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Ewe How - Burnside Park ref: CC111219

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£529-£954

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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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Old Town Cottage ref: CC111420

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£380-£837

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4 star rating
A traditional cottage with stylish decor and modern facilities which will appeal to couples of all ages.
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Green Ghyll ref: CC111365

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£473-£1490

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4 star rating
Luxurious 4 bedroom cottage in Keswick town centre. Ideal for 2 families and walking groups.
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Flat 4, Lonsdale House ref: W2439

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£378-£879

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Situated in the Lake District town of Keswick, this apartment has views of the nearby Lakeland Fells, providing ample walking opportunities.
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Catbells Cottage ref: CC111423

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£403-£875

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4 star rating
Convenient town centre location, luxurious furnishings, great facilities and private parking.
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