You can compare 15 fantastic properties from 16 holiday letting websites in Keswick, with prices starting at £48 a night. HomeToGo instantaneously sorts all of these holidays rentals so you can save up to 61%!
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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 internet or TVs, which makes it a wonderful holiday spot if you can't imagine a holiday without internet or you want to tune out with some TV time. It is also possible to find a rental if you're dreaming of days spent poolside , as 8 of the rentals there include pools.
The Weather in Keswick
- Rainy days
You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 3° in January. The rainiest month is August, while the driest month is April.
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Users who are hoping to find bed & breakfast rentals in Keswick have a lot of alternatives, since this is the most prevalent property type there. Bed & Breakfast rentals there have an average cost of £107 per night as well as an average size of 17 m². Moreover, these rentals are excellent if you're going in a group of 2, as that's the average number of holidaymakers that bed & breakfast rentals can host in Keswick. If you would prefer to compare another holiday property type, you may want to check house rentals, which are the second most frequently offered accommodation option in Keswick. Our data shows that the standard cost of house rentals is £174 a night for an area of 113 m².
Rural scenes and family fun in a Keswick holiday cottage
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.
How to get to Keswick?
How to get to your Keswick accommodation
Like the rest of Cumbria, Keswick is a largely rural area. As such, there are relatively few transport links to the town. While it is technically possible to get a train to Windermere then a bus to Keswick, this is rather awkward. In any case, you’ll need a car to travel to Keswick’s main attractions, which are mostly located away from the town centre.
What is the weather like in Keswick?
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!
What are the top sights in Keswick?
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!
What are the best activities for families in Keswick?
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.
Where are the unique attractions in Keswick?
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.
What are the benefits of self-catering in Keswick?
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.
What are the must-see attractions in Keswick?
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.
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Keswick?
On average, a Bed & Breakfast rentals or House rentals in Keswick costs £48 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Keswick?
November is the time of year with the highest amount of Bed & Breakfast rentals and House rentals available in Keswick, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Keswick holiday home?
Finding accommodation in Keswick for you and your dog is definitely possible, with 269 pet-friendly holiday homes available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Keswick?
Sun lovers should visit Keswick in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
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