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

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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Views from The Views

Quality Cumbria AssessedSelf-catering with 2 units, £260-£530 pupw sleeps 2, Keswick

The Views - The Holiday Cottage in the Sky. Contemporary loft conversion with some of the best views in the Lake District - Guaranteed. Located just off Keswick market square with parking. Short Breaks Available.

3 Night Short Breaks from £190
 
 
 
Swinside Lodge Hotel

AA 2 Star Country House HotelCountry House Hotel with 7 rooms, £74-£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.

 
 
 
Limestone Lodges

VisitEngland 4 to 5 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 3 units, £74-£177 pupn sleeps 4, Keswick

Limestone Lodges are three luxury self-catering lodges situated on the northern edge of the Lake District National park, five minutes from Bassenthwaite and fifteen minutes from Keswick.

 
 
 
The Kings Head Hotel

VisitEngland 4 Star InnInn with 17 rooms, £30-£80 pppnb, Keswick

 
 
 
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

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.

 
 
 
King Kong Climbing Centre

Keswick

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

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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