How does a welcoming and spacious apartment with glorious views in the heart of Keswick sound to you? If that sounds about right, then Stickle Tarn should be just the ticket. Situated on the second floor of a beautiful Victorian building, sleeping six people in three comfortable bedrooms and boasting its own dedicated parking space this really is the ideal starting point for your Lake District adventure. The apartment makes an ideal town centre base for a family or two couples as, quite literally, everything that this much-loved Lakeland town has to offer is right on your doorstep. Once you've parked the car you have the luxury of forgetting about the car keys for your stay and exploring everything on foot.
Keswick is a jewel in the northern Lake District's crown situated on the shores of the incredibly picturesque Derwentwater. It's a vibrant market town with a wonderful atmosphere where you can indulge your wild side with any number of adventurous outdoor activities or pamper your taste buds with a huge range of eateries offering great local food and Cumbrian real ales. In fact one of Keswick's most highly regarded restaurants, Morrel's, is just down the stairs. Why not have an early evening dinner then take in a play or concert at the beautifully situated Theatre by the Lake during your stay? It's just a gentle stroll from the apartment, what a perfect way to spend a summer evening. Alternatively enjoy a film at the charming art deco cinema less than 200m away. For the retail gurus among you, then Stickle Tarn could scarcely be better placed with a vast range of outdoor shops and a wonderful choice of independent shops right on the doorstep. There's also a twice weekly market in the town adding to its charming atmosphere. Families are very well served in the town with indoor climbing walls, several parks, award winning museums and a leisure pool with huge slide all within easy reach.
Not only is Stickle Tarn ideal if you want to make the most of the town but it's perfect for exploring the unparalleled natural surroundings. The town is well known for being the Lake District's adventure capital boasting a vast array of adrenaline fuelled activities in the great outdoors for visitors to sample. If you're hoping to don your walking boots then you could scarcely be better placed as there are numerous walks from the door including the Derwentwater Walk, Latrigg, Walla Crag or the ancient Castlerigg Stone Circle. Or should you be ready for a bigger adventure then Skiddaw, one of England's mountain giants, stands guard over the town. Alternatively hop on board one of the Keswick launches less than half a mile from the door to lap up the glorious scenery from the water.