Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Keswick

The lake, parks and countryside are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Keswick. Travellers appreciate the forests in this welcoming city. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Keswick

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Keswick a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Brantwood (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Keswick

Travellers love Keswick for its panoramic lake views and pristine countryside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Keswick is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Derwent Water (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Hope Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Lodore Falls (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Hellvellyn (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Buttermere (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Keswick

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 28.3 mi (45.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Keswick?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,902 holiday rentals near Keswick. From 615 Cottages to 1,133 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Keswick for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Keswick?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Keswick. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Derwent Water: 2,522 holiday rentals
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle: 2,477 holiday rentals
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum: 2,384 holiday rentals
  • Theatre By The Lake: 2,467 holiday rentals
  • Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum: 2,479 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Keswick listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Keswick?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 615 Cottages in Keswick. Our other popular types of Keswick holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,133 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 615 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 64 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Keswick?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 100 holiday homes with pool available in Keswick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.