This delightful ground-floor studio, Bethby Beck, in Keswick, Cumbria, is perched in a great location just a short stroll from the town centre.
Bethby Beck welcomes two visitors to enjoy the ultimate escape in Cumbria. It offers all ground-floor accommodations, easy access to neighbourhood amenities, and a perfect location inside the Lake District National Park.
After a long day of exploring your surrounds, enter your new home and prepare to unwind in the comfortable sitting area with your favourite show on the TV. Prepare a delicious meal in the well-equipped kitchen, then enjoy an intimate meal at the dining table while cracking open a bottle of champagne.
If the weather is nice, utilise the shared rear garden to enjoy an outdoor meal with the lovely views serving as your backdrop. When you start to nod off, walk to the bathroom to take a shower, finish up your nightly routine, and then climb into the luxurious super-king-size bed (twins are available upon request) to get some beauty rest in preparation for yet another exciting day.
At the end of the street is the Pheasant Inn, a popular pub serving a selection of ales and a hearty menu. There’s lots of attractions nearby; visit the Derwent Pencil Museum, Puzzling Place, Keswick Museum, and the weekly local market in Keswick's town centre for a fun-filled day out before stopping by one of the town's quaint bars or eateries, for a filling lunch and a refreshing drink. Enjoy one of the numerous live football or cricket games that Fitz Park offers each weekend.
Visit Hope Park and take a leisurely stroll through the flower gardens, which are home to a variety of flora and wildlife, or play a round of mini golf if you want to experience some competition. Derwentwater is not far from your door, so you may take advantage of the adjacent watersports activities. Explore the wonders of Lodore Falls, Ashness Bridge, and Surprise View further out; from there, you can take in breathtaking vistas of the lakes and the surrounding countryside.
Skiddaw, Scafell Pike, and Helvellyn are three magnificent peaks that beautifully highlight the pristine beauty of the Lake District National Park. If you're looking for a less strenuous exercise, you may take the K2T path from Keswick to Threlkeld and cross the flowing Greta River. A spectacular day out is also promised by the nearby Aira Force Waterfall, Dalemain House and Heritage Gardens, and Lowther Castle and Gardens.
Regardless of how you want to spend your days in Cumbria, do it from the charming home of Bethby Beck.
Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1127118, and 1127120, together sleeping up to 6 guests.
Located in Keswick, in the heart of the Lake District, Lairbeck Apartments are a superb collection of four apartments. This former Victorian country house has been developed to provide excellent accommodation, with smart and stylish interiors. Guests enjoy the great location just a short walk to Keswick Market Square, with its twice weekly, award-winning market, and a great variety of shops bars and restaurants. Within the town you can enjoy Keswick Museum, Fitz park with bowling green, tennis court and crown green bowling. The shores of Derwentwater await just a few minutes’ walk beyond the village centre where you can enjoy beautiful lake shire walks, hire rowing boats, explore the lake by traditional wooden launch or even hire a canoe or paddle board. Lairbeck Apartments offer walks from the door with the popular K2T path, a level three mile walk that follows the route of the old railway line as is winds through the valley and crisscrosses the River Greta. For the more adventurous, enjoy a walk to enjoy the stunning views from two of the areas most popular summits; Catbells and Latrigg of for the thrill of the high-level mountains the summit of the Lake District’s fourth highest mountain can be reached without the need to use the car! The choice of places to eat and drink within walking distance of the apartments is endless. The local pub is the popular Pheasant Inn that serves local ales and traditional homecooked fayre. From delightful cafes, cosy pubs, smart bars and an eclectic selection of restaurants and cafes there really is something for everyone. As evening arrives why not take in the latest movie at the characterful Alhambra Cinema or relax at the highly regarded Keswick Theatre By The Lake. Lairbeck Apartments offer a a great choice for those looking for that special memorable getaway to enjoy the very best the Lake District has to offer.
About the location
Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.
The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.