We’re delighted to introduce Keswick Bridge – a fabulous lodge destination with 23 high quality, luxury, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber. These modern lodges are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.
Keswick market town, just a 10 minute, level walk away, is one of the Lake District’s most popular destinations. This friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has recently won the coveted “Best Outdoor Market” in the Great British Market Awards. You’ll also enjoy an excellent selection of shops offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques, crafts and more. If you want to treat yourself and go out for the evening, there is a fabulous choice of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars as well as the nationally-renowned Theatre by the Lake.
The nearby lake of Derwentwater offers regular cruises, boat hire and adventure activities for all ages. The walking is fantastic here, with a great variety of different grades of walks right from your doorstep. You can head up to Latrigg for viewpoints over the town; explore the mystical Castlerigg Stone Circle, or head to the summit of Skiddaw that towers above the town. Cat Bells, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby; or head underground at Honister Slate Mines. Why not try mountain bikingin Whinlatter Forest? Explore breathtaking Borrowdale and then up into the Scafell range. Ashness Bridge and Surprise View sit high above the Borrowdale Valley and the unspoilt village of Watendlath is a gem.
For day trips throughout the Lake District, Ullswater is a short drive away offering lake cruises, great walking and the beautiful Aira Force Waterfall. In the other direction, the market town of Cockermouth offers Wordsworth House (the poet’s birthplace) and many quirky shops, bars and cafes and then on to Buttermere and Crummock Water with their sublime peaceful scenery and great local pubs.