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Keswick is a charming town in the Lake District on Derwent Water, within easy reach of Borrowdale and Bassenthwaite. The town has a fine selection of self-catering accommodation ranging from old stone cottages to stylish barn conversions, offering visitors a choice of water sports on the lake or amazing walks in the falls. Keswick is an idyllic town and location in the Lake District National Park on Derwent Water Lake. The large and panoramic lake is perhaps Keswick’s largest selling point, with activities such as rowing, sailing, and fishing being enormously popular pastimes.

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The Lake is beautiful, with outstanding views on bright sunny days. If you’re not gliding across its surface by boat, you could spend the day gazing at it and lying in the sun.

Away from the water and back on land, many attractions will appeal to culture lovers seeking a holiday in an idyllic location, such as the ever-popular Theatre by the Lake, the cinema and enormous parks. Plan a memorable winter break at the end of February to combine winter walks with screenings at the Keswick Film Festival in the evenings. Literary lovers will appreciate an early spring holiday during the daffodil season at the Words on the Water Literature Festival. During the rest of the year, admire the photography and artwork inspired by the fantastic surroundings in many art galleries dotted throughout the town. If you want to take a break from cooking in your cottage, you won’t go hungry, as Keswick is full of tempting cafes, tea rooms and restaurants.

The most popular attraction to the area is the opportunity to walk or hike over the acres and acres of spectacular fells, tors and rivers comprising the Skiddaw Mountains. Go hunting for waterfalls or take a light stroll through the outstanding countryside and enjoy the wildlife that inhabits the Lake District National Park. Whatever you decide to do, it’s guaranteed that it is more than the wind that blows you away while on holiday here; it will be the sheer beauty of this part of the Lake District.