Situated on the quiet edge of the much-loved Lakeland town of Keswick, Quintok is an ideal base for a family or small group to enjoy all the area has to offer. Sleeping six people and boasting great views, plenty of socialising space to spread out and a fantastic position in a quiet residential area it really does tick a great deal of boxes.
Keswick has long been known as a wonderful base to explore the Lake District. It's a bustling and vibrant small town with an atmosphere all its own. There's a twice weekly market, a great selection of outdoor and independent shops, even its own art deco cinema and stunningly situated theatre. To keep young families amused there is an excellent play park and leisure pool a within walking distance of the house, for the foodies among you a fantastic choice of restaurants, pubs and cafes while the outdoor enthusiasts are spoiled by some of the most beautiful fell walking and cycling to be found anywhere in the country.
For the adventurous visitors the town is blessed with a fantastic array of outdoor instructors at the ready to help you explore your wilder side whether it be ghyll scrambling, paddle boarding, climbing or sailing. It's also a wonderful jumping off point for exploring the area's rich history with Castlerigg's ancient stone circle just half a mile's walk up from the house and Mirehouse, a stately home with glorious gardens and wonderful literary connections just a short drive along Bassenthwaite's shore. Whether you choose to get in the car and check out the wider area or forget about the car keys and explore what's on your doorstep then Quintok could scarcely be better placed.