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The best self-catering stays in Keswick

Our pick of accommodation in the Lakeland market town close to Derwentwater

The heart of the Lake District

Surrounded by iconic mountains, the bustling market town of Keswick is at the heart of the Lake District National Park and is a major draw for walkers. Here’s our round-up of places to stay. All rated by VisitEngland.

Riverside Cottage and Lydia’s River Cottage

These two tranquil, stone-built cottages next to the River Greta are steeped in history. Lydia’s was once home to 19th-century bobbin mill workers, while Riverside Cottage was built for the mill owner’s daughter.

Bridge House

Built in 1727, this spacious and stylish house in the heart of Keswick is full of character. Luxurious and family-friendly, it boasts plenty of original features and fell views. There’s also a large shared garden and tennis court.

Greta Bank

Close to the town centre and all of its amenities, Greta Bank is located next to the banks of the river in the heart of Keswick. Tastefully furnished throughout, the property offers the highest standard of accommodation.

Bridge Mews

Part of the Bridge House complex, Bridge Mews is a luxurious cobbled cottage located a short walk from the market square in Keswick. Spacious yet cosy, the property is tastefully furnished and a relaxing base for exploring the area.

San Ging

This contemporary, architect-designed self-catering holiday property is situated in an elevated location on the edge of Keswick. With stunning views over the town and Bassenthwaite Lake, it also offers easy access to the Northern and Central Lake District.

Apartment 7, Harney Peak

Located in the tranquil village of Portinscale on the edge of Derwentwater, this contemporary apartment is just a mile from Keswick. Close to many of the Lake District’s attractions, it is within easy reach of Borrowdale and Newlands Valley.

High Spy Keswick

Conveniently located on Borrowdale Road and a two-minute walk from the town centre, High Spy is a luxurious three-bedroom apartment within a Victorian townhouse. There are stunning fell views from the private balcony and rooftop lounge.

Lilac Cottage

Recently refurbished to a high standard, this charming house is located in a quiet, residential courtyard close to the heart of the town centre. Within easy walking distance of Derwentwater Lake, it makes for a relaxing base between long walks.

Maiden Moor

A few minutes’ walk from the market square in Keswick, this recently refurbished ground floor apartment is set in a peaceful location. Tastefully decorated with an abundance of contemporary fittings, it’s a stylish bolthole for Lakeland explorers.

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