Resting in the popular town of Keswick is Blencathra 15, a beautiful Scandinavian style lodge offering a couple a romantic retreat for two. This Lake District haven sits among a stunning collection of lodges and is perfect for all manner of adventures, whether you're seeking a leisurely and scenic break or a trip packed with thrills and excitement. Awaiting your return each day is the gorgeous open-plan living space found on the first floor, taking advantage of the beautiful surrounding views with large, feature windows and boasting a classic, modern style. Relax on the sofas while your partner prepares your evening meal in the amply-equipped kitchen, with an electric oven and hob at your fingertips and a dishwasher for a stress-free tidy up, you can continue your conversation while the delicious aromas fill this social space. Convene at the dining table to tuck into your romantic meal, or dine alfresco in the warmer months out on your private patio for dinner with a view. Head downstairs to rest your head in the lovely king-size bedroom on the ground floor, with a TV in here for lazy mornings in bed and an en-suite shower room to freshen up in, along with a larger bathroom for relaxing soaks in the tub. Pull on your walking boots and choose from a number of walks to begin from your doorstep, with the larger challenges of Blencathra or Skiddaw being an option, or more leisurely rambles found around Derwentwater, or to Latrigg Fell. Wander into the centre of Keswick to find all the shops and amenities you need, with bistros and restaurants providing lovely spots for a special evening out with your loved one. Enjoy exploring the surrounding area and its attractions; take a cruise along Derwentwater, visit Bassenthwaite and The Lakes Distillery on its northern shores, or explore the Mirehouse & Gardens estate. Don't fret on a rainy day as you'll still find plenty to do, head over to Keswick Museum to learn about the local history, take a trip to the fascinating Puzzling Place, discover Dewent Pencil Museum or catch the latest release at the Keswick Alhambra Cinema. Enjoy all manner of watersports with local organisers including raft-building, paddle-boarding, canoeing and kayaking, or try abseiling and rock-climbing too, there's something for everyone. Discover a wealth of fun to be had in the Lake District alongside your loved one at Blencathra 15.
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.