Cheap Hotels in Keswick
Surrounded by lovely greenery in the heart of vibrant Keswick centre, YHA Keswick is just a 10-minute walk from Lake Derwentwater. It features a restaurant and self-catering kitchen. YHA Keswick is set within a picturesque house on the banks of the River Greta. Keswick’s unique shops and restaurants are all within 15 minutes’ walk. Guests can rent a boat on Derwentwater, or enjoy a walk up Skiddaw Mountain, 10 minutes’ drive away. Guests can make use of the self-catering kitchen and dining room at YHA Keswick. A small shop is also available for guests. Wi-Fi access is available, along with luggage storage. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds.
With a stay at Babbling Brook Guest House in Keswick (Lake District), you'll be minutes from Keswick Museum and Art Gallery and close to Cumberland Pencil Museum. This guesthouse is within close proximity of Crosthwaite Church and Castlerigg Stone Circle.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 6 individually decorated guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment.Dining Breakfast is available daily for a fee.Business, Other Amenities The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
Near Derwent Water
This 4-star, 19th-century house offers bright, cosy en suite rooms with excellent views of the Lakeland fells. Situated in the centre of Keswick, it offers hearty, locally sourced breakfasts. Individually decorated, and with views from all windows, each room at Swiss Court Guest House offers TVs, complimentary biscuits, and tea/coffee-making facilities. Guests can make use of free Wi-Fi and hairdryers too, while some rooms provide bathrobes. Home-cooked breakfasts are served in the light and spacious dining room. Guests can enjoy either a full cooked traditional breakfast, vegetarian, or choice of lighter options, including fresh fruit, natural yoghurt, juice and cereals. Limited free parking is available at Swiss Court. The shores of beautiful Lake Derwentwater are just 15 minutes’ walk away, which offers rowing boat hire and ferry trips. The nearby Theatre by the Lake also shows frequent productions on the Lake’s shore. Keswick features numerous museums and shops, all within a 5-minute walk.
Near Derwent Water
This silver award-winning Georgian house is just 4 minutes’ walk from the centre of Keswick. It offers traditional en suite rooms, an award-winning garden and free parking, 10 minutes’ walk from Derwent Water. Acorn House’s bright and spacious rooms are individually designed and each has a flat-screen Freeview TV, free WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. Some also include a luxurious four-poster bed. A continental picnic breakfast is delivered to guests rooms each morning. Various cosy pubs, café and shops are within 5 minutes’ walk in the town centre. Guests can relax in the lounge or conservatory with its fruit-bearing grape vine. The area is ideal for walking and climbing and Bassenthwaite Lake is 4 miles away. The property is a 5-minute drive from the A66 connecting with Workington and Penrith. You can drive to pretty Ambleside in 25 minutes and Junction 40 of the M6 Motorway is only 16 miles away.
Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance..
Near Crosthwaite Church
A stay at the Derwentwater, right alongside the beautiful lake that bears its name, will put you in the ideal spot to make the most of everything the Lake District has to offer. The Derwentwater is a welcoming hotel set in its own picturesque grounds. From the elegant conservatory you can enjoy a very pleasant stroll down to the water, keeping a look out for the elusive deer and red squirrels along the way. If you are feeling energetic, a pleasant stroll taking in the lake will bring you out in the bustling town of Keswick - the beating heart of the Lake District.
On Keswick’s main street, 10 minutes’ walk from Derwentwater, The Kings Arms Hotel offers easy access to the Lake District. A private bathroom is included in each room, which has a modern or classic décor and a TV. Full English breakfasts and traditional British dishes are served in the restaurant. An open fire features in the Lounge Bar, which serves light meals, snacks and real ales. The Kings Arms is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Cumberland Pencil Museum. A 20-minute drive will get you to Grasmere, Cockermouth, Thirlmere or Ullswater.
Situated within 3.1 km of Derwentwater and 8 km of Cat Bells in Keswick, Lynwood Guest House features accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV. Whinlatter Forest Park is 9 km from the bed and breakfast, while Theatre by the Lake is 1.3 km from the property.
On a quiet street just off the A66, Dolly Waggon offers bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of the Lake District. Minutes from central Keswick, it features free Wi-Fi. Rooms at Dolly Wagon Guest House are comfortable and tastefully decorated, with beautiful scenic views. They also feature LCD TVs and tea/coffee facilities. A full English breakfast is served in the morning, and guests can enjoy fresh fruit, cereal and yoghurt. Individual dietary needs can be catered for, and vegetarian options are also available. The shops and amenities in central Keswick are a 10-minute walk from Dolly Wagon. Frequent buses are available from Keswick Bus Station in the centre of town. The coast at Workington is 25 miles away.
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Hotels in Keswick
This pretty little town lies in the Lake District National Park, half a mile north of Derwent Water and in the shadow of the majestic Skiddaw range of mountains. Book a Keswick hotel with us and enjoy the stunning scenery of this unspoiled countryside of this delightful Cumbrian location.
Arts and culture
On the edge of Keswick you'll find the Theatre by the Lake, which first opened its doors in 1999. The venue has a 400-seat Main House and a 100-seat Studio and between them they show up to nine performances of classic and modern plays over the year. The venue is home to a range of festivals too.
The impressive Victorian Keswick Museum features a wide and eclectic range of exhibits stretching back to Roman times. There can't be many places where you will find displayed a 500-year old mummified cat, a set of musical stones and a penny farthing. There are also plenty of items on show that represent the history of the surrounding area.
Things to do in Keswick
The Pencil Museum in Keswick presents an interactive history of the humble scribbling and drawing implement. Discover the pencil's origin, beginning with the discovery of graphite in the area over 500 years ago, and learn a trick or two from professional artists while coming up with your own work of art.
The only true mountain forest in England is located at Whinlatter, just 5 miles from Keswick. Here you'll have the run of 1,200 hectares of spruce, pine and larch woodland forest which reaches a peak of 790m. A tremendous day out for the whole family, there are cycle paths, a tree-top adventure course and the chance to see that rarity, the red squirrel!
For something more sedate but no less enjoyable, the small but perfectly formed Keswick Alhambra is an independent cinema that comes with a great reputation. Nearly a century old, the Alhambra shows the newest blockbusters, as well as classic films of yesteryear, many of which are still screened using traditional 35mm film projectors.
Eating and drinking in Keswick
There are a great range of cafés, restaurants and pubs in Keswick to satisfy all tastes. The Saddleback Café welcomes everyone from walkers to cyclists with its selection of British and Mediterranean dishes as well as a vegetarian menu, tea, coffee and cakes.
True to its name, the Dog & Gun is a canine-friendly pub that provides water for your beloved pooch. This traditional, timber-beamed tavern extends a warm welcome, a selection of real ales and good food.
Shopping in and around Keswick
One of the many virtues of Keswick is that you escape crowded high streets and shopping centres. However, there are plenty of independent speciality shops selling things like pottery and antiques and, of course, there's a great choice of outdoor clothing and equipment stores to ensure you have everything you need when tackling the wilds of Keswick. There's a market on Thursday and Saturday selling local produce and crafts.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Keswick
What are the best hotels to stay in Keswick?The best hotels to stay in Keswick are Royal Oak at Keswick, Derwentwater Independent Hostel and Borrowdale Gates Hotel.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Keswick?YHA Keswick in Keswick offers one night in a double room at the price of £39.
What hotels are in the central Keswick neighborhood?Keswick Country House Hotel, YHA Keswick and Royal Oak at Keswick are located in the central neighborhood of Keswick.
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