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Keswick Bridge Blencathra 8

(Ref. 1041002)

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Cannot fault the stay."

    Second stay in Blencathra 8 and won't hesitate returning.

    Reviewed by Greg5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our first time in Keswick and we absolutely loved the accommodation at Keswick Bridge."

    Perfect for exploring The Lakes it is ideally situated being only a brisk 10 minutes walk to the heart of Keswick town centre. The lodge was kitted out with anything you could need. The grounds were beautifully kept. Definitely a place to visit again.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2023

  • "The apartment was clean, very comfortable and well maintained."

    The bathrooms are clean and in very good order. We needed to use the fan heaters in the bathrooms but we did stay on a cold and snowy week. Our heating cost £50 for the week but we did accidentally leave the living room heater on one night. The living room area is warm and retains the heat well. We had lovely views of the river and towards Low Rigg. There is great walking on the doorstep. We used our car once in the whole week. We would happily return.

    Thank you for your comments, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and all the area had to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debra4.7Mar 2023

  • "We enjoyed a very relaxing stay with all the comforts of home."

    Extremely well located close to the centre of Keswick, but with the benefits of a more private setting with well maintained grounds and easy access to popular walking trails. The lodge was spacious and far better equipped than the booking emails and website description lead us to believe. Had these added extras been better communicated, we wouldn't have needed to bring as much with us. Small, but welcomed things like washing up liquid and paper towels. (Although, perhaps these aren't guaranteed as standard?) Overall would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Douglas4.7Jul 2022

  • "Absolutely stunning."

    The view from the lodge , overlooking the water was so peaceful. Grounds and facilities were immaculate. Perfect location for walking into town, the Railway walk and access to roads. Just perfect. You wont find better accommodation.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2022

  • "A very pleasant location and the lodge was comfortable and well equipped."

    It does get very warm in the upstairs lounge due to facing south, but the outside balcony is welcome.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2022

  • "The only negative thing was that the fridge was not working properly, so our milk went off several times."

    I did report it and they were going to put a new fridge in on changeover day. Obviously it is very difficult to properly check all the appliances in a park of lodges so I mustn't grumble too much, but they could have reduced the electricity charge a bit, as the fridge ran all the time. The location is very pleasant although some lodges are pretty close to a rather noisy main road. Speaking of roads, the normal access route to the park was closed due to roadworks and we would have appreciated having been told that before we arrived. It had obviously been closed for weeks. But these are minor niggles and overall we had a very enjoyable stay and will probably return.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2021

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Summary

  • Sleeps 2: King-size bedroom with TV, Ensuite bathroom with shower over bath, Open-plan lounge / kitchen / diner, Large picture window, Balcony with patio furniture
  • Comfortable sofas, TV, Family dining table, Fitted kitchen, Fridge &Freezer, Electric hob and oven, Dishwasher, Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site, Electric heating, Parking for one car with additional parking available, Sorry no pets
  • Please note: Keswick Bridge operate a fair usage policy for electricity to encourage guests to be eco-friendly
  • The electricity you use during your stay is not included in the rental price but is charged on departure based on consumption during your stay - the typical cost is between £30 -£50 per week depending on the time of year
  • In consideration of other guests and due to the extensive use of timber in the construction of the properties, Barbecues are not permitted at Keswick Bridge.

The property

Close to the centre of Keswick, Keswick Bridge is a great place to you’re your holiday.

Choose from 23 high quality, Scandinavian style lodges built of Lakeland Slate and Swedish timber, these luxury lodges, maintained to the highest standards are popular all year round with many guests returning year after year.

With an upside-down layout the elevated open plan lounge and kitchen offer treetop views and the impressive picture window opens to a large balcony.

The two bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room, are located on the ground floor and accompanied by a family bathroom.

With an upside-down layout the elevated open plan lounge and kitchen open out onto a large balcony.

Keswick's market square is just a ten-minute level walk and here the twice weekly award-winning market draws visitors and locals alike.

This lovely town has a vibrant, bustling atmosphere with a great selection of bars, cafes and restaurants and shops of all kinds.

There are also many outdoor and waterborne adventures to choose from, with the nearby lake of Derwentwater offering regular cruises and activities for all ages.

You’re in the heart of the high fells here, so choose from an all-day hike, or a potter around the lakeshore, either way you’ll be surrounded by breath-taking beauty.

Latrigg Fell is a lovely walk from the front door, or head to the summit of Skiddaw – the 5th highest peak in the Lake District.

Keswick Bridge Lodges

The Keswick Bridge Lodges consists of twenty-three beautifully appointed lodges resting just outside of the centre of Keswick, Cumbria. This collection offers spacious accommodation with all the amenities on could need for an enjoyable self-catered stay, including well-equipped kitchens, stylish furnishings, picture windows showing off the rolling Lake District countryside and balconies for alfresco dining, making them a perfect base for couples, friends, and families. The properties enjoy close proximity to the town centre where you will find the attractions of Keswick Museum, Puzzling Place, Derwent Pencil Museum, Theatre By The Lake and Keswick Extreme. If you don’t fancy cooking, take your pick from a plethora of eateries, including the Lakes Bar & Bistro, Lake Road Inn and The Sizzling Stone. Within easy reach of the town is Bassenthwaite, home to the expansive Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve, Mirehouse & Gardens, and Dodd Wood. Escape to the Lakes in style with a stay at The Keswick Bridge Lodges.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

KESWICK

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.

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