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

Hazel Bank Country House

AA 5 Gold Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £65-£75 pppnb, Keswick

Award-winning Hazel Bank, an early Victorian country house, stands secluded and peacefully amidst beautiful 4-acre gardens with breathtaking views of Great Gable and other central Lakeland fells. Recently refurbished to exacting standards.

 
 
 
Swinside Lodge Hotel

AA 2 Star Country House HotelCountry House Hotel with 7 rooms, £78-£124 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.

 
 
 
Bramblewood Cottage Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 6 rooms, £35-£40 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.

 
 
 
Cragside exterior

AA 4 Star Guest AccommodationGuest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £28-£38 pppnb, Keswick

This small and friendly guest house is located a short walk from the town centre and many of the rooms enjoy fine views of the surrounding fells. Bedrooms are well equipped and the breakfast room overlooks the small front garden.

 
 
 
Ash Tree House

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £28-£38 pppnb, Keswick

Ash Tree House is a traditional detached Lakeland stone house, built in 1851. It has en suite rooms and is close to the ancient Castlerigg Stone Circle and all the amenities of the town centre.

 
 
 
Laurel Bank

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £29-£40 pppnb, Keswick

Laurel Bank is a charming Victorian non-smoking guest house, close to the historic stone circle and town centre. All rooms are en suite, with views towards Grisedale Pike and Latrigg. Ideally situated for walking.

 
 
 
Fornside Farm Cottages

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 4 units, £360-£850 pupw sleeps 4-6, Keswick

A 17thC working Lakeland sheep farm set in magnificent scenery. Beautifully converted from traditional stone barns, our cottages are spacious, comfortable and well equipped.

 
 

things to do

Keswick Brewing Company

Keswick

A small family-run brewery set up with quality and environmental issues at it's heart. Brewery tours and shop available.

 
 
 
Keswick Canoe & Bushcraft

Keswick

Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft is based in the heart of the Lake District National Park in the bustling town of Keswick. We are specialist providers of canoe tours, bush craft and wilderness skills, river trips and canoe expeditions.

 
 
 
King Kong Climbing Centre

Keswick

New climbing wall coming soon to Keswick - more details to follow.

 
 
 
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, pannins, soups and crepes.

 
 
 
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