This contemporary, Scandinavian-style lodge, Skiddaw 10, boasts style within the reverse-level layout, offering four guests a bright and airy dwelling for an adventure to the Lake District. Resting just outside the centre of Keswick, Skiddaw 10 lies amongst a collection of beautiful properties, and is within easy reach of a host of attractions and activities. Enter onto the ground floor to find the bedrooms, with elegant furnishings throughout both sleeping spots, you can choose from the master king-size bedroom featuring a TV and an en-suite shower room, and the twin room which is served by the lovely bathroom. Head upstairs to find the open-plan living space on the first floor, opening out onto a fabulous balcony beyond large feature windows, it's the perfect space to unwind after a busy day. Sink into the plush sofas to watch TV before gathering at the dining area for mealtimes, with a well-stocked kitchen boasting everything you need for whipping up your favourite dishes, including an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher! Discover a variety of shops and businesses in Keswick, reached via a fairly flat stroll from Skiddaw 10, with cafés and tearooms for afternoon treats and restaurants and pubs perfect for enjoying an evening out to celebrate a brilliant holiday. Set off on an adventure from your doorstep up England's sixth highest mountain, Skiddaw, with far-reaching views of the surrounding area making the trek truly worth it! Blencathra is another peak close by, made up of six separate fells and enjoying equally stunning views, whilst more low-level and easier walks are awaiting you along the shores of Derwentwater or Bassenthwaite. Try something new on your holiday to make it even more memorable by booking an activity with a local organiser, choosing from a host of options like canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, rock-climbing or abseiling to name but a few! Rainy days need not be boring with a visit to Keswick Climbing Wall, or the popular Puzzling Place where your eyes will be fooled by the many optical illusions and artworks there. Scenic car journeys will bring you to plenty more exciting places in the Lake District, including peaks like Grisedale Pike and towns like Ambleside and Hawkshead. Enjoy an excellent stay in the Lake District with your loved ones at Skiddaw 10.
About the location
Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.
The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.