Keswick is rightly regarded as one of the UK’s top destinations. Boasting a stunning lake, undulating hills and a thriving market town home to many cafés and stores, Keswick is a delight for all tourists who enjoy history and immersion in the great outdoors. With a Keswick holiday cottage, the whole family can enjoy the myriad sights and activities of one of the most popular areas in the Lake District National Park.
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Holiday homes and cottages with a garden
Aiming to enjoy time outside during your stay in Keswick? Book a holiday home with a garden for your trip. See our range of accommodation with gardens and find a holiday rental today - al-fresco dining, lawn games and outdoor fun with friends, family and pets await!
Apartments and holiday lettings with a kitchen
Looking for self-catering accommodation in Keswick? Find the perfect letting for you with our selection of Keswick holiday rentals with kitchens. Well-appointed and equipped with plenty of cooking appliances, these holiday homes are great for self-catered stays.
Popular holiday rental amenities in Keswick
Rentals can be narrowed down based on various criteria. Above, you will find the total number of properties that offer a particular amenity in Keswick. Most of the accommodation options in Keswick provide Pets allowed or Parking, which makes it a wonderful holiday spot if you travel with your pet or you want to keep your car in a safe place. It is also possible to find a rental if you love to grill out , as 68 of the rentals there include Barbecue.
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The Weather in Keswick
Above is a weather diagram for Keswick. The highest average temperatures in Keswick are in July. February is the coldest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 0°. Bring your umbrella in August, the rainiest month of the year!
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What weather to expect on your Keswick holiday
Keswick’s mild winters and pleasant summers make it a popular tourist attraction year-round. Summers bring the best weather, with bright days and warm temperatures ideal for camping and getting outdoors.
Whenever you visit, you’ll want to keep a supply of waterproof clothing and umbrellas at your Keswick holiday accommodation, as the area receives quite a lot of rainfall. The weather can change very quickly in Keswick too, so blue skies doesn't necessarily mean that it will be sunny all day. The best advice is simply to be prepared for anything!
Outdoor holidays in Keswick
Keswick is a dream destination for lovers of the outdoors, with many superb hiking, cycling and driving routes available. You’ll also find unique activities here that you can’t usually do elsewhere, such as clay pigeon shooting, a ride in a gyroplane and much more.
The most popular activity in Keswick is rural walking. This is one of the country’s best hiking regions, with rolling fells and lakes offering sublime views at every turn. Walk from the town in any direction for a few minutes and you’ll hit a trail, or take your car and visit one of the many pleasant spots slightly further afield.
If you only have time to do one proper walk in Keswick, make it Friar’s Crag. John Ruskin described this as one of Europe’s most beautiful scenes. It’s easy to reach and there's nothing to detract from the sheer natural beauty. Try and visit on a clear evening for a view that will surely be the highlight of your trip.
After a day out in the countryside, take in a show at the Theatre By The Lake. This excellent, professional-level theatre hosts shows throughout the year. There are dramas, comedies and also performances for kids – truly something for everyone!
Keswick holidays with kids
If you rent a Keswick holiday home with children, you'll be pleased to find that there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained. On a basic level, the fun and excitement of being let loose to run and explore an expansive rural landscape will be a fantastic experience for children.
At the Lake District Wildlife Park, kids and adults can see more than 100 animal species up close. Zebras, meerkats, lemurs and a red panda can all be found in the 24-acre wildlife park. The animals are well taken care of here and the beautiful outdoor setting makes this a perfect activity on a sunny day.
When the weather isn’t so nice, head indoors to the Cumberland Pencil Museum. It may not sound like much, but don’t judge a book by its cover. This museum has tons of local history under its belt and tells some fascinating stories about the crucial role played by the humble pencil. The exhibit is small so don’t set a whole day aside, but it’s a great option if you’re waiting for that rain shower to pass.
What to do in Keswick with pets
Located in the Lake District, Keswick gives travellers a chance to indulge in exciting outdoor activities such as exploring the marine life and its natural surroundings. With plenty of pet-friendly self catering accommodation, feel free to bring your dog.
Ichmaholme House This family holiday cottage offers luxurious accommodation. It has free Wi-Fi, a garden, a cosy interior and beautiful views of the mountainous landscape.
Lowther Castle Design and history lovers can find the Lowther Caste a haven. The structure stands in Keswick woodlands in a 52 hectare land. You can also bring the kids as it has a playing area.
The Pheasant Located in Bassenthwaite, the Pheasant offers travellers and their furry friends a great option for a refreshment or a quick meal. Afternoon tea is also available.
Self-catering holiday cottages in Keswick
Keswick is a remote part of the country, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be eating well during your holiday! At the weekly Keswick Market, you can buy locally produced cheese, fruit, vegetables and more - perfect for a home-cooked dinner in your cosy holiday cottage.
Things to do in Keswick: it’s all about the lakes
One of the largest lakes in the Lake District, Derwentwater envelops several islands and is surrounded by wooded hills. Its beautiful shores make it one of Cumbria’s best loved attractions.
Honister Slate Mine
England’s only slate mine offers underground tours and climbing opportunities. Watch slate being mined in the traditional way, or simply enjoy the stunning views of the lakes.
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Created 3000 years ago, the Castlerigg Stone Circle boasts panoramic mountain views and a dramatic atmosphere.
Whinlatter Forest Park
The only true mountain forest in England is home to some rare wildlife, and is the perfect place to engage in some mountain biking, hiking and woodland advantures.
Cumberland Pencil Museum
Having produced pencils between 1832 and 2007, the Cumberland Pencil Museum is now one of Keswick’s primary attractions. Here you can see the world's largest pencil and discover the history of this piece of stationery.
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|🏡 Holiday homes available||1,854 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 65%|
|🌙 Nightly prices from||£48|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Parking and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly rentals||368 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday homes are available to rent in Keswick?
February is the time of year with the highest amount of Cottage and House rentals available in Keswick, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most searched holiday rental amenity in Keswick?
Travellers planning trips to Keswick most often look for Pets allowed, Parking, and Internet when it comes to holiday rental amenities.
May i bring my pet when staying in a Keswick holiday letting?
Yes, there are 368 holiday homes in Keswick that allow pets with an average price of £228 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to Keswick?
April and May are the months with the least amount of rain in Keswick.
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