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

Acorn House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 9 rooms, £36-£48 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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Bannest Hill Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 1 unit, £320-£490 pupw sleeps 3, Keswick

Nestling in the lea of Carrock Fell, sheltered by its own woods and pastures, Bannest Hill has uninterrupted views of the Lakeland Fells, the Pennines and the distant hills of the Scottish Borders.

 
 
 
Fountain Cottage

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 2 units, £340-£690 pupw sleeps 4-6, Keswick

2 well equipped Lakeland cottages located within easy walking distance to the famous marketing town of Keswick. Private parking. We accept one adult house trained dog per cottage.

 
 
 
Allerdale House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £39-£53 pppnb, Keswick

Allerdale House is situated in a quiet location close to the centre of Keswick and Derwentwater with private parking for all guests cars and free Wi-Fi throughout the house. A warm welcome awaits you.

 
 
 
Fornside Farm Cottages

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-cateringSelf-catering with 4 units, £395-£835 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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 

things to do

Keswick Adventure Centre

Keswick

Keswick Adventure provide all manner of adventure activities in the outdoors catering for individuals, families, groups, businesses and school groups. Our activities include ghyll scrambling, rock climbing and abseiling and canoeing.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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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