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

Cragside exterior

AA 4 Star Guest AccommodationGuest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £28-£40 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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Shepherds Hut

VisitEngland  Alternative AccommodationAlternative Accommodation with 4 units, £35-£48 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!

 
 
 
Comb Beck

VisitEngland 3 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 1 unit, £395-£625 pupw sleeps 4, Keswick

Cosy Lakeland stone cottage, with central heating throughout. Wood-burning stove in lounge. Garden with beck. Views of Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest. Ideal walking/cycling base. Direct access to forest and fells. Owner maintained.

 
 
 
Bleaberry Lodge

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 1 unit, £495-£1075 pupw sleeps 6, Keswick

Detached cottage with stunning views. Nestled into the lower slopes of Whinlatter Forest. AGA in the kitchen. Wood-burning stove in the lounge. Peace and privacy, with 2 acres of grass and woodland to explore.

 
 
 
Brackenrigg

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 4 units, £280-£1150 pupw sleeps 2-8, Keswick

Stunning location near Keswick and Grasmere, magnificent views of Helvellyn and Blencathra, gardens and woodland to explore, delightful walking straight from your door, beautiful cottages for 2 - 8 people.

 
 
 
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.

 
 

things to do

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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Lake District Calvert Trust

Keswick

Residential outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities, including those with the most complex needs. It’s what you can do that counts!

 
 
 
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