Catbells above Derwentwater through trees and mist copyright Helen Reynolds

Where to stay around Derwentwater

The towns and villages around Derwentwater offer many B&Bs, guest houses, hotels and self-catering. Whether you come for a week or just one night, there is accommodation to suit all budgets.

Keswick is the largest town, right on the northern shore of Derwentwater. As well as a range of places to stay, there are lots of shops, cafes and bars and a theatre and cinema.

To the south of Derwentwater is the peaceful Borrowdale valley, with the small villages of Grange, Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite and Seatoller offering farmhouse and bed and breakfast accommodation, with beautiful walking routes right from the doorstep.

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Guest houses and bed and breakfast near Keswick

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Holiday cottages near Keswick

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Places to stay near Borrowdale

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Hostels near Keswick

  • Keswick YHA is close to the town centre
  • Denton House, an independent hostel is along the Penrith Road, about a 10 minute walk in to town.

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