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 369 cottages near Applethwaite.

Cropple How

3 star rating

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 3

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£435-£939

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Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

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£435-£939

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

9 Howrah’s Court

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£509-£1039

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£509-£1039

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Greenbank

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£805-£2495

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£805-£2495

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Glen Holm

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£565-£1719

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£565-£1719

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Whinny Brow - Burnside Park

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 0

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£485-£965

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£485-£965

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Ennerdale Lodge

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 0

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£565-£1089

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£565-£1089

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Peel Wyke

3 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£499-£1055

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£499-£1055

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Royal Views - 3 Balmoral House

3 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£339-£939

3 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£339-£939

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Derwent House and Brandelhowe Apartments - Shire

3 star rating

Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£0-£0

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Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

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Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Taylor’s Cottage

3 star rating

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

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 3

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£395-£1059

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

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£395-£1059

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Grandy Nook

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£455-£1085

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£455-£1085

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Siskin

3 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£619-£1715

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£619-£1715

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Burnside Park - Glaramara

3 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 0

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£0-£759

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Keswick, Keswick & Area

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Doddick Three

3 star rating

Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 4

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£355-£795

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Threlkeld, St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld

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£355-£795

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Creldan House

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

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£555-£1645

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

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£555-£1645

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0