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

Shemara Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £36-£45 pppnb, Keswick

Richard and Fon Atkinson welcome you to their warm and friendly, centrally located guesthouse in the picturesque town of Keswick in the heart of the English Lake District. Shemara has 7 en suite bedrooms.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Sweeneys Bar, Restaurant and Rooms

VisitEngland 4 Star Restaurant with RoomsRestaurant with Rooms with 4 rooms, £30-£75 pppnb, Keswick

 
 
 
Acorn House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 9 rooms, £37-£49 pppnb, Keswick

Detached Georgian house set in well-maintained gardens. Spacious rooms, all have been tastefully refurbished. Four poster beds available. Quietly situated, yet close to the town centre and lake. Real log fires.

 
 
 
Hillcrest22 Guest House

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation with 8 rooms, £39-£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.

 
 
 
Claremont House

AA 4 Star Guest AccommodationGuest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £29-£43 pppnb, Keswick

Claremont House is a large detached period property set in grounds of an acre. There are 3 king, 1 family and 2 super king/twin bedded rooms all with private en-suite shower facilities. There is guest parking, cycle storage and free Wi-Fi.

 
 
 
Shepherds Hut

VisitEngland  Alternative AccommodationAlternative Accommodation with 4 units, £37-£49 pupn sleeps 2-4, Keswick

The camping Pods and The Shepherds' Hut at Lanefoot Farm Campsite present a glamping alternative to camping. Affordable accommodation already set up on site. Just bring everything you usually bring to camp, but leave the tent behind!

 
 

things to do

Cumberland Pencil Museum

Keswick

Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine, journey through the history of pencil making at the worlds longest pencil and finally relax in our coffee shop, while the kids follow the quiz trails.

 
 
 
Whinlatter Go Ape

Keswick

Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. Go Ape is a great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.

 
 
 
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre

Keswick

Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.

 
 
 
King Kong Climbing Centre

Keswick

A brand new Climbing Centre in the heart of Keswick, with an indoor ice wall, childrens play area and cafe. We also run a range of indoor and outdoor adventure activities, to suit all abilities.

 
 
 
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