Located just two miles south of Keswick, offering glorious view across the Naddle Valley to Helvellyn and just a ten minute walk to Castlerigg Stone Circle, Whiteside is one of a collection of four studio apartments that have been created from the old milking parlours of Nest Farm.
These fabulously dog friendly studios offer great accommodation, beautiful views and walks from the door making them the ideal place from which to explore the very best of the stunning scenery of the north Lakes.
The studios offer everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The open plan layout combines a sitting area, kitchenette with dining table, a comfortable double bed and ensuite shower room making it a great retreat for couples whatever the time of year.
Accommodation in detail
The front door opens directly to the open plan accommodation. A comfortable sofa and TV make up the sitting area and are accompanied by a well-equipped kitchenette with dining table. The welcoming double bed is complemented by a smart shower room.
Outside there is a small private patio with bistro garden furniture where you can relax over a morning coffee of evening drinks and enjoy the views to the central Lakeland mountains.
A shared laundry room is available with pay-as-you-go washing machine and tumble drier.
Private parking is available for one car. There are a number of foot paths that lead almost directly from the door including a lovely walk through the fields to the neighbouring 4,000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle. The owners welcome up to two medium size dogs but respectfully point out that due to the proximity of livestock all dogs must be kept under close control at all times
Keswick is one of the Lake District's most popular destinations. This friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has recently won the coveted “Best Outdoor Market” in the Great British Market Awards. The town also offers a fantastic array of shops offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques, crafts and much, much more.
If you are looking for somewhere to eat and drink, a week just won't be long enough to sample the great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars! For a great evening out why not visit the 100 year old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings or enjoy an evening at the most beautiful and friendly theatre in Britain, the 400 seat Theatre By The Lake on the shores of Derwentwater.
Enjoy a cruise on Derwentwater, walk onto the fells; Cat Bells, Skiddaw, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby, head underground at Honister Slate Mines, enjoy mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest; explore the exquisite beauty of Borrowdale and the Scafell range.
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.