Destination guide

The friendly area of Bassenthwaite awaits your stay

The lake, countryside and gardens display a scene truly unique to Bassenthwaite. Well-liked for its restaurants, spas and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Bassenthwaite

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bassenthwaite a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake District Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bassenthwaite

Panoramic lake views, pristine countryside and picturesque gardens are a few of the stunning natural features that Bassenthwaite boasts. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bassenthwaite is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bassenthwaite Lake (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hope Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Derwent Water (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Lodore Falls (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bassenthwaite

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bassenthwaite, Keswick?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 290 vacation rentals around Bassenthwaite. From 49 house rentals to 205 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Bassenthwaite?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bassenthwaite. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Country Experiences: 815 vacation rentals
  • Lake District Wildlife Park: 624 vacation rentals
  • Ambleside: 1,794 vacation rentals
  • Rydal Mount: 1,778 vacation rentals
  • Derwent Water: 1,398 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bassenthwaite listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bassenthwaite?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 49 Houses in Bassenthwaite. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bassenthwaite include:

  • Cabins: 205 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 205 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bassenthwaite?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Bassenthwaite. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.