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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Anne’s Cottage ref: UK1033

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£357-£772

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3 star rating
Anne’s Cottage
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This lovely terraced cottage is set on the banks of the River Greta, with a five minute walk through the park to the town centre of Keswick.
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La’al Duness ref: CC111377

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£421-£424

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4 star rating
Light and airy apartment in Keswick town centre. Contemporary design and a high level of facilities.
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Fell View ref: CC112135

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£414-£1083

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4 star rating
Spacious, well equipped property with ample parking. Easy access to the fells and town centre.
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Beny-Cot ref: CC112144

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£410-£1016

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4 star rating
A well placed property with a wood burner, an enclosed garden and a second living space, ideal for children. Enjoy all that Keswick has to offer, just yards from your accommodation.
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    5
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Wickhams View ref: CC111325

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£394-£639

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3 star rating
A spacious 1 bedroom apartment in Keswick town centre with private parking.
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Catbells - Hewetson Court ref: CC111405

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£372-£739

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3 star rating
Two bedroom apartment with lovely views to Walla Crag, Catbells and Causey Pike
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Rotherwood ref: UK1328

Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

£456-£999

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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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Siskin ref: CC111327

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£594-£1394

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3 star rating
Situated just off the town centre with its own private parking.
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    8
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    4
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Fern Lodge - Burnside Park ref: CC111415

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£420-£724

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3 star rating
Two bedroomed lodge in landscaped grounds at the foot of Latrigg and Skiddaw.
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Beech Nut - Hewetson Court ref: CC111149

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£364-£643

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3 star rating
Ground floor apartment conveniently located close to Keswick town centre.
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Barleycorn ref: CC111401

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£464-£784

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3 star rating
Modern cottage, very good quality accommodation, large garden, quiet location, 5 minutes from town.
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    4
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    1
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    1
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Manesty ref: CC112100

Applethwaite near Keswick, Keswick & Area

£435-£1170

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4 star rating
High quality bungalow boasting magnificent views towards Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Fells.
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    6
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    2
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    3
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    1
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Brandelhow Apartment ref: CC111311

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£373-£905

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4 star rating
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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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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Lakeland Nook ref: CC111381

Keswick, Keswick & Area

£424-£724

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3 star rating
Spacious apartment in Keswick town centre, with walks from the door and amenities on the doorstep.
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    6
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    2
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    1
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