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".
Cottage distance (in Miles)
Sort list by

There are 365 cottages near Applethwaite.

Jemima’s Cottage

4 star rating

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 4

Was -

NOW

Price from

£465-£785

4 star rating
Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£465-£785

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

Watches

4 star rating

Near Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£885

4 star rating
Near Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£885

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

Derwent Manor - Whinlatter

3 star rating

Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£525

3 star rating
Portinscale, near Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£525

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

Cobble Garth

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£489-£1495

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£489-£1495

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

Corner Cottage

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£499-£1449

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£499-£1449

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

Blencathra House

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£549-£1439

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£549-£1439

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Osprey- Royal Oak House

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£419-£1465

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£419-£1465

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

Twentyman Court - Glenwood

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£339-£1385

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£339-£1385

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

Riverholme

4 star rating

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£1199

4 star rating
Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£1199

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

Topsey Turvey

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£455-£1479

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£455-£1479

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

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£485-£1229

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£485-£1229

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

Eskin Den

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£405-£865

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£405-£865

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

Brook House Cottage Holidays - Brook House 1

4 star rating

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Applethwaite (miles): 4

Was -

NOW

Price from

£699-£1485

4 star rating
Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£699-£1485

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 1

22 Rose Terrace

4 star rating

Keswick, Keswick & Area

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£439-£805

4 star rating
Keswick, Keswick & Area

Was -

NOW

Price from

£439-£805

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

Mire House Shepherds Huts - Blencathra

3 star rating

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

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£0

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

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£0

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