visit keswick

  • View of Keswick & Derwentwater
  • 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

Nice Outside

VisitEngland 5 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 11 rooms, £50-£72 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.

 
 
 
Greystoke House

Member of Cumbria TourismBed & Breakfast with 6 rooms, £35-£70 prpnb, Keswick

Typical Victorian Lakeland town house, ideal base for walking, cycling and touring. Two minutes walk from the centre of town, lake and main bus links. Friendly relaxed atmosphere, providing good hearty breakfasts.

 
 
 
The Kings Head

VisitEngland 4 Star InnInn with 17 rooms, £75-£130 pppnb, Keswick

 
 
 
Hillcrest22 Guest House

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation with 8 rooms, £40-£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.

 
 
 
Acorn House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 9 rooms, £39-£50 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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 

things to do

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.

 
 
 
Lingholme Sporting Quad Bike Treks

Keswick

We offer fantastic off-road quad bike treks in the heart of the Lake District with some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

 
 
 
The 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 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.

 
 
 
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