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Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Keswick

Lakelovers are the leading choice for holiday cottages in Keswick. Situated at the northern end of the Lake District, Keswick is a small market town that welcomes some 1.5 million visitors per year. And why wouldn’t you want to visit this stunning Lake District destination? Surrounded by rolling hillsides and what many consider some of the best bodies of water in the Lake District. Including Derwentwater, stretching three miles in length and one mile wide. You can take a gentle cruise across the lake whilst enjoying the soft green fells in the distance. Our Keswick holiday cottages are all VisitEngland 3 to 5 star rated, hand-picked for their unique and special style and settings. From large period properties for group get-togethers to family cottages with private gardens. Properties with al fresco dining and romantic boltholes that sleep 2, our collection has something for everyone.

Keswick is only 20 minutes from the M6 and has it everything making for a premier UK holiday destination. Spectacular lakes, six in the area, including Buttermere, Bassenthwaite Lake and Crummock Water. Beautiful valleys including Borrowdale; and easy to achieve mountains such as Skiddaw, Catbells and Blencathra, giving fantastic views of this truly stunning part of the Lakes.

Whether you’re looking for an active holiday or perhaps to take things slowly, enjoying some relaxing strolls, a low pace paddle on some serene waters and taking in breathtaking scenery, our Keswick holiday cottages won’t let you down.

Self-catering accommodation in Keswick

Lakelovers’ self-catering Keswick cottages offer luxury accommodation. Ranging from small high-end 2 bedroom cottages for couples right up to large 10 bedroom properties. Ideal for families or groups, all finished to an exquisite standard. Take your pick of our cottages in Keswick for the perfect Lake District holiday.

Keswick out and about

Situated in the centre of Keswick is the very well known building of Moot Hall, built in 1571. Traditionally this was a meeting place to decide local issues. However over time it has been a Prison, Tourist Information Centre, Art Gallery and of course an assembly building. Today it is home to the National Park Information Centre. It can be found in the heart of Main Street where you really can’t help but notice its significance to the town.

Thursdays and Saturdays are market day where you must take in the buzz of this fantastic outdoor market. It surrounds the Moot Hall and was voted the best in the country in 2015.

The small market town of Keswick has a rich history. From its early days as the Lake District’s first ‘resort for the gentry visiting the great romantic lakes and mountains’ to the popular tourist centre it is today. Mystic stone circles are one of the key historical features of the Keswick landscape, situated in the Castlerigg area of the town. The impressive stones of Castlerigg stone circle sit atop the hillside. Some say they are very similar to the stone formation at Stonehenge. These are said to date back to between 3000 and 2500 BC. This area is well worth a visit during your holiday in Keswick.

Self-catering in Keswick is great fun as the market town offers a rich variety of shopping. One of very few towns left in England that has managed to avoid large commercial retail outlets, in the bustling town of Keswick you’ll find many exciting independent retailers, offering a variety of goods to browse and meander through. Keswick is also celebrated for its good food. They have an array of great traditional pubs offering local ale and pub grub, fine dining restaurants for special occasions. Plus plenty of cafés where you can sit out in the central area and watch the crowds pass by.

Walking Holidays

For all you walkers out there, Lakelovers have hand-picked the finest cottages in Keswick, placing you within a stone’s throw of some of the most loved walks in the region.

Alfred Wainwright once said that one of his favourite walks was Catbells, which is easy to access from Keswick and is a great walk for all ages. Catbells is one of the smaller fells in the Lakes but with views like no other and is a definite must-do when visiting Keswick.

Don’t forget pets are free with Lakelovers so bring your four-legged pal too, who will love running around the endless landscape and enjoying the Lakeland fresh air. We have over 150 dog friendly cottages across the Lake District, all to our high 3 – 5 star standard.

Keswick has been voted the winner of The Kennel Club’s most Dog Friendly town award. With its pedestrianised town centre and large array of dog friendly eateries it is a great choice for a dog friendly break away.

For those of you who want a bit more of a challenge, why not venture onto the largest and highest fells in the Keswick area? Meet Blencathra and Skiddaw, where you can enjoy climbing some of the oldest rocks in the Lakes. Allow a full days walk for both of these and make sure you bring appropriate clothing. The weather can change quickly on many of the Lake District tops.

Head south towards the often-quieter areas surrounding Grasmere, nestled close to the craggy Langdale valley. Here you’ll find more of your walkers’ paradise. You can easily access notorious Helvellyn and Scarfell Pike. As well as spot all-year-round climbing, bouldering and scrambling among the Langdale Pikes and surrounding quarries.

If you’re after some adventure whilst staying in Keswick, why not visit the famous Honistor Slate Mine? It is the last working mine in England and well known for producing the famous Lake District blue/green stone. You can take a guided tour of the mine and for those thrill seekers, have a go at Via Ferrata. Scale vertical cliff edges and scramble across high exposure bridges and cargo nets. Not for those who are afraid of heights! For the more faint-hearted, a visit on foot or bike to the beautiful Borrowdale Valley is not to be missed when staying in Keswick.

Keswick also has an array of other activities available during your stay. These include pony trekking, quad biking, walking, canoeing, rock climbing and many more.

For the writers amongst us, don’t miss a trip to home of the world’s first pencil, the Keswick Pencil Museum. You can also see the World’s longest pencil as well as visit the great Kids Art Studio. Plus see how WW2 spies smuggled maps in hollowed out 2Bs!

For those seeking culture, Keswick has much on offer including a number of art galleries. There is also a very well visited Theatre by the Lake, the Alhambra, one of Britain’s oldest cinemas, the annual Keswick Mountain Festival and fantastic Jazz festival as well as a Regatta which is growing in popularity.

All this and more situated right on the doorsteps of our wonderful Keswick cottages.

So why not book that special break away in one of our self-catering Keswick holiday cottages and one of the Lake District’s most enchanting towns.

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Fox Hollow Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Beautifully refurbished to a very high standard, this traditional, detached, stone built cottage is well appointed and has been beautifully finished by its current owner, an interior designer, who has set out to create a high quality retreat, with an emphasis on comfort using bespoke soft furnishings, that is suitable for couples, families or groups of friends.

Available From£695
Special Offer
Agathi Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

Agathi is a larger than expected end of terrace cottage in the heart of the vibrant and popular market town of Keswick. Refurbished to a high standard by its current owners, Agathi offers high quality accommodation, only a short walk from the market square home to the award winning twice weekly market, the great shopping and excellent selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. All are on the doorstep and are a popular draw whatever the time of year.

Available From£395
Special Offer
Lacet Cottage Ullswater
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in the rolling countryside of the north east Lake District, just a few minutes from the shores of Ullswater, Lacet Cottage, a traditional 19th century cottage, has been lovingly refurbished by the owner to offer exceptional and high quality accommodation, finished to a very high standard for those seeking a beautiful Lakeland retreat.

Available From£595
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £930 to £837
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Located on the close to the centre of Keswick, Keswick Bridge has become one of the most popular places to stay in Keswick. Comprising of 23 high quality, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber, these luxury lodges, maintained to the highest standards are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.

Available From£730
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed

Set on a quiet side street, just five minutes walk from Keswick Market Square, Little Leveret, is a real treat of a cottage that reflects the owner's attention to detail and desire to create the perfect Lakeland hideaway.

Available From£395
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Noble Cottage Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in one of the most sought after locations in Keswick, close to the Market Square, Noble Cottage is a traditional Victorian Lakeland slate terrace house which has been refurbished to a high standard whilst retaining so much of its period charm.

Available From£495
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Located on the close to the centre of Keswick, Keswick Bridge has become one of the most popular places to stay in Keswick. Comprising of 23 high quality, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber, these luxury lodges, maintained to the highest standards are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.

Available From£480
Special Offer
Farrier House Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Just a short walk from the shores of Derwentwater, in the village of Portinscale and less than a ten minute drive from the popular market town of Keswick, Farrier House is a beautiful boutique residence that oozes quality from the moment you step through the door. The owners have lovingly created a stunning property, with great attention to detail and a wonderful collection of Lakeland artwork and that offers fantastic accommodation ideal for family or friends whatever the time of year.

Available From£520
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The Cats Bield Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Close to the centre of the popular town of Keswick and just one minute from the market square, The Cats Bield is a beautiful cottage that offers quality accommodation, in a handy location and makes the ideal base for getting out and about but also enjoying having everything you need on the doorstep. Within easy walk of all the local shops bars, restaurants and cafes and the twice weekly award winning market.

Available From£365
Special Offer END OF SUMMER 20% DISCOUNT - 7 NIGHTS REDUCED FROM £825 TO £660
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Located on the close to the centre of Keswick, Keswick Bridge has become one of the most popular places to stay in Keswick. Comprising of 23 high quality, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber, these luxury lodges, maintained to the highest standards are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.

Available From£480
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Taking its name from a member of Ullswater Steamer's fleet of heritage vessels that have provided visitors for over a 100 years to enjoy this most picturesque of the Lake District's lakes, M.V. Western Belle offers quality accommodation and the ideal base from which to explore all the Lake District has to offer. This recently refurbished property has been finished to the very highest standard and is an ideal for couples or families alike.

Available From£440
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £675 to £609
Scalegill House Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located on the site of a building dating back to the 14th Century Scalegill House, close to Lake Bassenthwaite, is s a traditional Lakeland longhouse with incredible history. The remnants of Roman forts can be found on the surrounding hills and with views to Skiddaw it is well positioned for exploring right from the door. Keswick, Cockermouth and Carlisle are all within 15 miles providing some great day trips out and several great pubs are only a short drive away including the Castle Inn which has an excellent reputation for great food.

Available From£445
Special Offer
Wreay Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Does this cottage have one of the best views of Ullswater? We think so! Wreay Barn is a delightful Lakeland end of terrace barn conversion which was part of the original Wreay Mansions estate in Watermillock, a former hunting lodge popular with the Duke of Norfolk. From its elevated position, it commands spectacular views of Ullswater and the dramatic fells beyond.

Available From£425
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Pippin Cottage Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Pippin Cottage appears, from the outside, to be a traditional, Victorian terrace house but step inside and you will be instantly taken by the cool and contemporary makeover that the owners have created. Here old and new blend effortlessly to create a fantastic cottage that offer the ideal place to relax with family and friends, situated within easy walking distance of Keswick Market Square

Available From£385
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Boxtree Ullswater
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A few minutes' drive or a delightful walk from the shores of Ullswater, in the pretty village of Dacre, Boxtree is a beautifully restored, two bedroom, 18th century farmer's cottage. This delightful cottage is packed full of quality, charm and character.

Available From£445
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located just a short walk from the southern shores of Thirlmere, Thirlmere Cottage is a much loved retreat to which one can escape and enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside and the spectacular, ever changing scenery throughout the year.

Available From£385
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Situated in the unspoilt village of Uldale, The Grooms Cottage has been lovingly created as a cosy and romantic retreat for two and offers high quality accommodation nestled in the beautiful scenery of the north Lakes. The village of Uldale captures countryside life that has remained unchanged for years with a village pub and church, working farms, quaint cottages and a village green. This property has recently been featured in The Cumberland News and also the award winning Cumbria Life magazine, where you can find its highly complimented write ups.

Available From£450
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Parking for 1 car

Whitbarrow Village is located a short distance from Ullswater and Keswick and this self-contained holiday village offers quality accommodation, in an excellent location, with excellent facilities including swimming pool, gym, adventure play area, crazy golf, 9 hole putting green, residents bar and an a la carte restaurant.

Available From£495
Special Offer
The Duck House Keswick
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in the pretty village of Braithwaite, just a couple of miles from the market town of Keswick. The Duck House is a well-proportioned, detached bungalow set in a private cul- de-sac. Providing quality accommodation, it takes its name from the family of ducks, known to the owners as Donald and Daphne, that bob up and down the babbling beck that runs to the rear of the cottage.

Available From£425
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Located on the close to the centre of Keswick, Keswick Bridge has become one of the most popular places to stay in Keswick. Comprising of 23 high quality, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber, these luxury lodges, maintained to the highest standards are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.

Available From£730

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Keswick Holiday Cottages

Keswick Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Keswick

Lakelovers are the leading choice for holiday cottages in Keswick. Situated at the northern end of the Lake District, Keswick is a small market town that welcomes some 1.5 million visitors per year. And why wouldn’t you want to visit this stunning Lake District destination? Surrounded by rolling hillsides and what many consider some of the best bodies of water in the Lake District. Including Derwentwater, stretching three miles in length and one mile wide. You can take a gentle cruise across the lake whilst enjoying the soft green fells in the distance. Our Keswick holiday cottages are all VisitEngland 3 to 5 star rated, hand-picked for their unique and special style and settings. From large period properties for group get-togethers to family cottages with private gardens. Properties with al fresco dining and romantic boltholes that sleep 2, our collection has something for everyone.

Keswick is only 20 minutes from the M6 and has it everything making for a premier UK holiday destination. Spectacular lakes, six in the area, including Buttermere, Bassenthwaite Lake and Crummock Water. Beautiful valleys including Borrowdale; and easy to achieve mountains such as Skiddaw, Catbells and Blencathra, giving fantastic views of this truly stunning part of the Lakes.

Whether you’re looking for an active holiday or perhaps to take things slowly, enjoying some relaxing strolls, a low pace paddle on some serene waters and taking in breathtaking scenery, our Keswick holiday cottages won’t let you down.

Self-catering accommodation in Keswick

Lakelovers’ self-catering Keswick cottages offer luxury accommodation. Ranging from small high-end 2 bedroom cottages for couples right up to large 10 bedroom properties. Ideal for families or groups, all finished to an exquisite standard. Take your pick of our cottages in Keswick for the perfect Lake District holiday.

Keswick out and about

Situated in the centre of Keswick is the very well known building of Moot Hall, built in 1571. Traditionally this was a meeting place to decide local issues. However over time it has been a Prison, Tourist Information Centre, Art Gallery and of course an assembly building. Today it is home to the National Park Information Centre. It can be found in the heart of Main Street where you really can’t help but notice its significance to the town.

Thursdays and Saturdays are market day where you must take in the buzz of this fantastic outdoor market. It surrounds the Moot Hall and was voted the best in the country in 2015.

The small market town of Keswick has a rich history. From its early days as the Lake District’s first ‘resort for the gentry visiting the great romantic lakes and mountains’ to the popular tourist centre it is today. Mystic stone circles are one of the key historical features of the Keswick landscape, situated in the Castlerigg area of the town. The impressive stones of Castlerigg stone circle sit atop the hillside. Some say they are very similar to the stone formation at Stonehenge. These are said to date back to between 3000 and 2500 BC. This area is well worth a visit during your holiday in Keswick.

Self-catering in Keswick is great fun as the market town offers a rich variety of shopping. One of very few towns left in England that has managed to avoid large commercial retail outlets, in the bustling town of Keswick you’ll find many exciting independent retailers, offering a variety of goods to browse and meander through. Keswick is also celebrated for its good food. They have an array of great traditional pubs offering local ale and pub grub, fine dining restaurants for special occasions. Plus plenty of cafés where you can sit out in the central area and watch the crowds pass by.

Walking Holidays

For all you walkers out there, Lakelovers have hand-picked the finest cottages in Keswick, placing you within a stone’s throw of some of the most loved walks in the region.

Alfred Wainwright once said that one of his favourite walks was Catbells, which is easy to access from Keswick and is a great walk for all ages. Catbells is one of the smaller fells in the Lakes but with views like no other and is a definite must-do when visiting Keswick.

Don’t forget pets are free with Lakelovers so bring your four-legged pal too, who will love running around the endless landscape and enjoying the Lakeland fresh air. We have over 150 dog friendly cottages across the Lake District, all to our high 3 – 5 star standard.

Keswick has been voted the winner of The Kennel Club’s most Dog Friendly town award. With its pedestrianised town centre and large array of dog friendly eateries it is a great choice for a dog friendly break away.

For those of you who want a bit more of a challenge, why not venture onto the largest and highest fells in the Keswick area? Meet Blencathra and Skiddaw, where you can enjoy climbing some of the oldest rocks in the Lakes. Allow a full days walk for both of these and make sure you bring appropriate clothing. The weather can change quickly on many of the Lake District tops.

Head south towards the often-quieter areas surrounding Grasmere, nestled close to the craggy Langdale valley. Here you’ll find more of your walkers’ paradise. You can easily access notorious Helvellyn and Scarfell Pike. As well as spot all-year-round climbing, bouldering and scrambling among the Langdale Pikes and surrounding quarries.

If you’re after some adventure whilst staying in Keswick, why not visit the famous Honistor Slate Mine? It is the last working mine in England and well known for producing the famous Lake District blue/green stone. You can take a guided tour of the mine and for those thrill seekers, have a go at Via Ferrata. Scale vertical cliff edges and scramble across high exposure bridges and cargo nets. Not for those who are afraid of heights! For the more faint-hearted, a visit on foot or bike to the beautiful Borrowdale Valley is not to be missed when staying in Keswick.

Keswick also has an array of other activities available during your stay. These include pony trekking, quad biking, walking, canoeing, rock climbing and many more.

For the writers amongst us, don’t miss a trip to home of the world’s first pencil, the Keswick Pencil Museum. You can also see the World’s longest pencil as well as visit the great Kids Art Studio. Plus see how WW2 spies smuggled maps in hollowed out 2Bs!

For those seeking culture, Keswick has much on offer including a number of art galleries. There is also a very well visited Theatre by the Lake, the Alhambra, one of Britain’s oldest cinemas, the annual Keswick Mountain Festival and fantastic Jazz festival as well as a Regatta which is growing in popularity.

All this and more situated right on the doorsteps of our wonderful Keswick cottages.

So why not book that special break away in one of our self-catering Keswick holiday cottages and one of the Lake District’s most enchanting towns.

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