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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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Oakdene Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Situated in the quiet village of Portinscale and within walking distance of the shores of Derwentwater and just over a mile from the market town of Keswick, Oakdene, is a homely terrace cottage, ideally suited for those visit the Lake District with their four legged friends and who love the great outdoors.

Available From£385.00
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Waternook Ullswater
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. This eclectic detached 17th century Lakeland residence occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds with 1/2 mile of lake shoreline, commanding simply breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Available From£6480.00
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Briarwood House Keswick
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Briarwood House is a superb Lakeland residence located in the Crosthwaite area of Keswick, less than ten minutes' walk from the popular market square. The house has been presented to offer great social space for friends and family and offers high quality accommodation in an excellent location

Available From£1195.00
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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Private 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£515.00
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Pippin Cottage Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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.Take our 3d virtual tour of the property including floorplan by clicking here.

Available From£385.00
Special Offer The Grooms Cottage is available to book Monday 18th March for a week. £465. Please…
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£465.00
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Greengarth Keswick
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Within a flat easy walking distance of the town centre and the market square, Greengarth is located in the popular Crosthwaite area of Keswick. The current owners have fully refurbished and modernised the property to a very high standard. The property has been extended to substantially increase the living space which is open plan and light and airy. Spectacular bi-fold doors open directly onto the patio and garden and offer exceptional and impressive views to Skiddaw, one of the Lake District's highest and most impressive mountains.

Available From£465.00
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Number Twenty Keswick
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated in the residential area, just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Keswick, Number Twenty is a tastefully refurbished Victorian Lakeland slate terrace house. Benefiting from ample parking for four cars, five ensuite bedrooms, two log burning stoves and a large patio this excellent property offers great accommodation in easy reach of the popular shops, bars, cafes and pubs to be found around the market square in the heart of Keswick.

Available From£845.00
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Highgate Ullswater
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Highgate is an imposing farmhouse that dates back to the 19th Century and has recently undergone a major refurbishment to create a fantastic holiday cottage ideal for extended families or friends. Located in the northern edge of the Lake District with easy access to Keswick, Grasmere and Ullswater and easy to reach from the motorway at Penrith, Highgate offers high quality accommodation ideal for all the family.

Available From£945.00
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£630.00
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The Duck House Keswick
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£445.00
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  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate comprises of Waternook, accommodating 12 and The Great Barn 8.

Available From£10475.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Private 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£395.00
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Home Farm House Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Home Farm House is a lovingly restored 19th century building set in the beautiful countryside of the north east Lake District just a few minutes' drive north of the shores of Ullswater. It was once a working farm but now has been converted into a charming holiday retreat. With an eye to detail and quality, the owner has created a highly desirable and luxurious holiday home that is now available for you to enjoy and to form the basis of many happy and fond holiday memories.

Available From£645.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Situated just two minutes' walk from the market square at the heart of the popular town of Keswick, Lillibet Cottage is a delightful and somewhat quirky cottage that has been finished in contemporary manner to offer quality accommodation in a convenient location. If the idea of being able to park the car for a week and having everything you need on the doorstep appeals then this is the ideal cottage for you. Keswick offers a great selection of places to eat and drink all within a few minutes' walk along with a great selection of local shops and of course the popular twice weekly award winning market.

Available From£415.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Taking its name from the M.V. Lady Wakefield that was built in 1949 and is part of Ullswater Streamers fleet of heritage vessel, this contemporary Lake District Cottage is the ideal base for those wishing to explore the Lake District. This recently converted cottage is located on the popular Waterfoot Park.

Available From£475.00
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Heathfield Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Heathfield is located in the popular Crosthwaite area of Keswick and within easy walking distance of the town centre and market square. This 1930s property had been refurbished to a very high standard by its current owners and offers spacious and luxurious accommodation for four people and is an ideal base for friends to relax and enjoy the combination of quality accommodation in a great location.

Available From£495.00
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Fox Hollow Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£745.00
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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This idyllic Lakeland cottage, created from an original barn, occupies this picture postcard setting within the sleepy hamlet of Grange in Borrowdale. Borrowdale is one of the most beautiful and spectacular areas of the Lake District. Grange Fell is surrounded by magnificent scenery and mountains including the famous Castle Crag and Grange Fell itself and only a short drive alongside the lake into ever popular Keswick town centre.

Available From£535.00

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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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