Guide to Holiday Accommodation and Places to Stay in Keswick and the North Lakes
Looking for accommodation in Keswick? For the holidaymaker there is a full range of tourist accommodation in Keswick and the North Lake District. Places to stay include village and town B&Bs, guest houses, inns, farmhouses, a wide range of hotels, caravan and camping sites, static caravans, chalets and log cabins, camping barns, youth hostels, self catering cottages and apartments.
There is accommodation in Keswick itself for those who prefer to be close to the hustle & bustle and all the amenities that the town has to offer with its attractions, shops, pubs, nightclubs, cafes and restaurants. Outside of Keswick town are the quieter lakeland villages and hamlets, with delightful names, such as Swinside, Applethwaite, Thornthwaite or Millbeck, each with their individual charm and attraction, country pubs serving real ales, country hotels, inns and accommodation of all varieties, some, such as Thornthwaite, have good local bus services.
With such a wide choice of accommodation in the Keswick area it can be difficult for the first time visitor to decide where to stay. Most accommodation providers in the Northern Lake District are members of the Keswick on Derwentwater Tourism Association. In order for accommodation to be listed on the Keswick Tourism Association web site or in the annual Keswick Guideweb site it must certified to provide a high standard of accommodation which may involve inspection by a recognised authority. Read a fuller explanation of the English accommodation grading scheme.
- Guest houses & bed and breakfast in Keswick and the North Lake District
- Lake District hotels
- Selected self catering cottages, houses, and apartments in Keswick and the North Lake District
- Bunkhouses / camping barns
- Chalets and static caravan holiday homes
- Touring caravan and camp sites
A short list of quality accommodation in the North Lakes is here.