Burnside Park - Borrowdale Lodge ref: UK1271

Keswick, Keswick Area in the Lake District

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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Situated within the landscaped grounds of the popular Burnside Park which is within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre. This timber lodge provides a very good level of comfort and a touch of class. Fully refurbished, Borrowdale Lodge has everything you need for a memorable stay. If you like your home comforts and a bit of indulgence on holiday, then you’ve chosen the right place, with Denby fine china, special edition white induction hob, the luxurious mattresses and tasteful decoration that flows through every room. The owners of this lodge really care about the guest experience and want you to come back year after year, and what better place than this iconic holiday park deep within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District National Park.

The lodge features a double bedroom and a twin bedroom so is perfect for families and couples. The open plan living space at the heart of the lodge is a great social space for spending time with family and friends. To top it off, step out onto the private decking with a south facing aspect and relax on the rattan garden furniture with a glass of your favourite tipple, soak up the sun and watch the birds and the wildlife next to the stream.

Regular visitors to Keswick will know that this popular market town has everything from fine dining and wine bars to traditional Lakeland pubs and restaurants, excellent shopping experiences, tourist attractions and some of the most stunning scenery around. Whether you’re looking for rugged mountainous adventure, leisurely walking or cycle routes, water sports and picturesque scenery or just some much needed rest and relaxation, Keswick has it all, and Borrowdale Lodge gives you the perfect holiday base. Beach 22 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

4 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric coal-effect fire, 32’’ Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player, DAB radio, bluetooth speakers and French doors leading to terrace.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Cupboard: With freezer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included.

Miscellaneous

Decked terrace with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Visit England 4 Star.
  • Nearest town
    Keswick
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    ¼ mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
    ¼ mile
  • Railway station distance
    18.0 miles
  • Lake
    1¼ miles

About the local area

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.

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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Things to do nearby

Theatre by the Lake

This theatre is beautifully situated overlooking Derwentwater and the surrounding fells, only a short stroll from the centre of Keswick.

Derwentwater Marina

The River Rothay is a popular place to kayak. The meandering river provides great waters for novices to have a go at this exciting water sport.

Puzzling Place

In the centre of Keswick is the Puzzling Place, a fantastic attraction based on optical illusions. There are many different activities here designed to be great fun and to get you thinking. An `anti-gravity room', `an amazing hologram gallery' and `an Ames Room' are a few of the attractions on offer.

Keswick Adventure Centre
Keswick Adventure Centre

This adventure provider offers a wide range of activities including Ghyll Scrambling, White Water Tubing and the more relaxing canoeing. Suitable for everyone! Tel: 01768 775687

Mountain Sense Mountain Activities

A centre providing high quality personal guiding and instruction for a range of activities including Rock Climbing, Ghyll Scrambling, Mountain biking and navigation. Based in Keswick the surrounding mountains offer the greatest selection of climbing in Northern England. Tel: 01768 780312

Fitz Park

This is a perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon playing with your children. Try out the brilliant new childrens playground, large open recreational area, putting green and tennis courts. Situated next to the River Greta with wonderful views of the surrounding fells this is great place to relax.

Nichol End Marine

AALA licensed watersports centre located on the shores of Derwentwater.

Lonsdale Alhambra

This first class cinema in Keswick is open seven days a week and offers the latest in films and movies. Other special events also run throughout the year. Tel: 01768 772195

Alternative Keswick

Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store.

Keswick Climbing Wall

Set on the edge of the town this 300 square metre climbing wall offers those of no or little experience the chance to try out climbing. They also offer other activities such as Kayaking, canoeing and mountain walking. Tel: 01768 772000

Keswick Launch

Enjoy a 50 minute cruise around the lake of Derwentwater. Rowing boats and motor boats are also available for the more adventurous! Tel: 01768 772263

Treasure Trails Cumbria

Treasure Trials in an award winning attraction which offers a fun and exciting way of exploring Cumbria. Trails can be purchased for villages such as Kendal, Grasmere, Keswick and Bowness. Tel: 07917 303046

The Cumberland Pencil Museum

Home to the first pencil and the world's longest coloured pencil, this museum is full of information about the history of the pencil with activities available for the children including art demonstrations and drawings competitions.

Lake District Maps

`Lake District Maps' is a unique and helpful website that enables visitors to purchase a variety of family friendly walking routes and maps.

Bowling at Fitz Park
Bowling at Fitz Park

Fitz Park is close to the centre of Keswick and is a beautiful place to have a game of bowls on the bowling green. Also available is lawn tennis and putting with the option of also watching some local crickets teams competing on the park's cricket square.

The Puzzling Place

Spend the whole day being amazed by the many optical illusions and interactive exhibits this attraction has to offer. Tel: 01768 775102

The Belvedere Pamper Company, mobile beauty & pampering treatments directly at your accommodation. We heard great things: They do beauty, massage & nails treatments, they arrive fully equipped and ready to perform the treatments.

Lakeland Hauntings runs scheduled walks throughout the year. The stories have been meticulously researched and are based in local legend, myth, folklore, real events and/or eyewitness accounts. Call 07949 909365 for details

Cycling along the Keswick Railway Path
Cycling along the Keswick Railway Path

The dismantled railway at Keswick is a 4.5 km trail with few inclines and spectacular views of the surrounding fells. It's perfect for families with small children but can also be extended to include a climb up Skiddaw if you are feeling more adventurous.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Keswick Leisure Pool
Keswick Leisure Pool

Keswick Leisure Pool offers fun for all the family, with a wave machine,`black hole' slide and a pool side cafe.

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