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30a Lake Road

Keswick, Cumbria
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Apartment
4 more

At a glance

  • Admire views of Skiddaw from the sitting room
  • Sitting in the heart of lakeside Keswick, all it's shops, pubs, cafes and restuarants are moments away
  • For the active couples, the apartment is surrounded by high fells - Skiddaw, Latrigg, the Coledale Horseshoes, Catbells and Walla Crag and bike hire is available in town for exploring on 2 wheels
Property code: SZ021

With so much to see and do close by, including handfuls of fells to climb, leisurely cruises on Derwentwater and attractions for rainy days, this bolthole is perfectly located for a getaway in the Lake District National Park.

This is a cosy apartment among the eaves in the centre of Keswick. It is ideal for couples or small families looking to explore the Lake District and all it has to offer.

The town of Keswick with all its shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants is only a few flights of stairs away. There is plenty going on here with a cinema, a theatre, a climbing wall and several museums too, as well as a variety of outdoor and independent shops.

Derwentwater lake is a 5-minute walk from the apartment and here you can hire rowing boats, take a trip on the launch or explore the many lakeshore paths.

Keswick is surrounded by the high fells – Skiddaw, Latrigg, the Coledale Horseshoe, Catbells and Walla Crag are our favourites. If you want to explore the country lanes by bike, you can hire a bike from three different locations in Keswick.

The flat is accessed via a communal hallway which is shared with two other flats. The accommodation is at the top of the building, on the third floor and so there are 46 steps to get there - the views are well worth the effort though.

The sitting room has a two-seater sofa, easy chair with foot rest, electric pebble fire, TV and DVD player, a dining table and beautiful views of Skiddaw. The kitchen is well equipped with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, iron and ironing mat, washer-drier and full size fridge with freezer compartment at the top.

The main bedroom has a king-size bed, wardrobe with drawers and fantastic views of Walla Crag and the Lakeland fells. There is a second bedroom with a single bed and skylight but please note that this is a small room with no additional furniture.

The bathroom has bath with shower over.

Parking for one car is in the adjoining car park - you can unload your luggage by the apartment building and a permit is provided for you to use in the main car park (as well as Allerdale car parks in Cockermouth and Workington) during your stay.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 small single (with no additional furniture)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge with freezer compartment
  • Pebble effect electric fire
  • Smart TV and Playstation
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels not provided
  • Parking permit provided for one car - vehicle registration must be provided at least 24 hours before your stay
  • Regret no pets
  • Shops, restaurants and pubs less than 0.5 miles
  • Accessed via a communal hallway and 46 steps to third floor. Shoe rack available in hallway for shoes/boots

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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

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