visit keswick

  • View of Keswick & Derwentwater
  • Moot Hall Keswick
  • Derwentwater
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle by moonlight
  • Mountain Biking at Whinlatter

about keswick:


It's central location makes Keswick the perfect place to stay when planning to explore the Lake District. The town is surrounded famous Lakeland hills such has Grizedale Pike, Skiddaw and Catbells.

There are walks to suit all abilities from the doorstep. The forest of Whinlatter is close by and ideal for walking, mountain biking and the high wire adventure GoApe.  Make a visit to the Pencil Museum, take a cruise on the lake and see the latest production at Theatre by the Lake. At certain times of the year you may also get a glimpse of the nesting Osprey from Dodd Wood.

Not forgetting the great choice of accommodation from hotels and family run b&b's to self catering cottages and campsites.  Combined with it's historic roots, Keswick is an ideal place to spend your holiday.

keswick hotels, b&bs and guesthouses

Hillcrest22 Guest House

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation with 8 rooms, £31-£50 pppnb, Keswick

Quiet location with stunning panoramic views across Derwentwater to Borrowdale. Newly renovated to a high standard. Elevated garden with outdoor seating. Open plan guest living/dining area with log fire. Home baking. All diets catered for.

 
 
 
Bramblewood Cottage Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 6 rooms, £35-£39 pppnb, Keswick

Welcoming guest house overlooking Fitz Park serving an extensive breakfast using locally sourced products with a Breakfast Award. Home from home, warm and welcoming. Recently refurbished to a high standard.

 
 
 
Lairbeck Hotel

VisitEngland 3 Star Metro HotelMetro Hotel with 14 rooms, £98-£160 prpnb, Keswick

Lairbeck Hotel is ideally situated in a quiet, secluded location only 10-minutes walk into Keswick. Set in an acre of attractive, well-maintained gardens, with spacious parking, Lairbeck enjoys magnificent views of Skiddaw & Causey Pike.

 
 
 
Lane Head Farm Country Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £35-£42 pppnb, Keswick

Charming 18thC former farmhouse, close to Keswick & Ullswater. Set amid panoramic views of surrounding fells. Individually designed en-suite rooms, guest lounge, free onsite car parking, dogs welcome, cycle storage & free WiFi.

 
 
 
Swinside Lodge Hotel

AA 2 Star Country House HotelCountry House Hotel with 7 rooms, £74-£119 pppnb, Keswick

Swinside Lodge Hotel is an exceptional North Lakes hotel with a 2AA Rosette restaurant within the Lake District, and ideally situated for exploring Derwentwater and the surrounding areas.

 
 
 
Nice Outside

VisitEngland 5 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 11 rooms, £44-£70 pppnb, Keswick

The Grange Country House is set in its own grounds overlooking Keswick-on-Derwentwater and the surrounding fells. An elegant Lakeland house built in the 1840s The Grange is proudly owned by Mark and Sally Huit.

 
 
 
Borrowdale Gates Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star Country House HotelCountry House Hotel with 25 rooms, £63-£105 pppnb, Keswick

Our country house hotel is the best-kept secret in the Borrowdale Valley, with log fires, wonderful Lakeland-inspired cooking and warm, comfortable bedrooms updated in classic, modern style - a real home-from-home.

 
 

things to do

Theatre by the Lake

Keswick

Set on the shores of Derwentwater in Keswick, Theatre by the Lake is Cumbria's only year-round professional producing theatre. Hosting a wide range of visiting drama, music, dance, talks, comedy and film.

 
 
 
Mobile Adventures

Keswick

The Lake District contains some of the finest mountains, lakes and climbing crags in Britain. these provide a playground for wonderful outdoor experiences.

 
 
 
Chase Adventure

Keswick

Activities based around Keswick. Rock climbing and abseiling in Borrowdale. Ghyll scrambling at Newlands Valley and canoeing on Derwentwater.

 
 
 
Honister Slate Mine

Keswick

The last working slate mine in England. Fully guided mine tours and Via Ferrata. Browse the visitor centre. Our Sky Hi cafe serves freshly prepared, locally sourced, paninis, and soups.

 
 
 
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