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Keswick Country House Hotel
Keswick Country House Hotel

Station Road Keswick On Derwentwater, Keswick CA12 4NQ

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4.3 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Situated in a national park, this hotel is steps from Keswick Museum and Art Gallery and Keswick Mining Museum. Cumberland …

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Hall Garth Guest House
Hall Garth Guest House

37 Blencathra Street, Keswick CA12 4HX

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (93 reviews)

Situated in Keswick, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Keswick Mining Museum and Keswick Museum and Art …

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Woodside Guest House
Woodside Guest House

Penrith Road, Keswick CA12 4LI

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (32 reviews)

Situated in Keswick, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, Castlerigg Stone Circle, and …

£160
Dalkeith Guest House
Dalkeith Guest House

1 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EJ

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Situated in a national park, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Keswick Mining Museum and Keswick Museum an …

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Dunsford Guest House
Dunsford Guest House

16 Stanger Street, Keswick

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Keswick, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Keswick Mining Museum, Cumberland Pencil Museum, and Keswick …

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The Borrowdale Hotel
The Borrowdale Hotel

Off the B5289, Keswick CA12 5UY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (10 reviews)

This hostel is located in Keswick (Lake District), close to Derwent Water. Area attractions also include Keswick Musem and Ar …

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Swinside Lodge Hotel
Swinside Lodge Hotel

Bield, Keswick CA12 5UQ

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a national park, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Crosthwaite Church, Cumberland Pencil Museum, and Keswick …

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The Leathes Head Country House Hotel
The Leathes Head Country House Hotel

Borrowdale, Keswick CA12 5UY

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Keswick, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lodore Falls and Bowder Stone. Derwent Water is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.

£155
The Royal at Dockray
The Royal at Dockray

Dockray, Penrith CA11 0JY

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4.4 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Situated in Penrith, this golf hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Aira Force and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gowbarrow Fall and Rookin …

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Glenridding House
Glenridding House

Glenrridding Lake, Penrith CA11 0PH

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Situated on a lake, this luxury guesthouse is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Ullswater and 2.6 mi (4.3 km) from Aira Force. St. Sunda …

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Pocket Guide: Lake District Castlerigg Stone Circle Hotels

When it comes to natural beauty, it's hard to beat the county of Cumbria. Sitting right on the border with Scotland, Cumbria boasts some of England's most dramatic scenery. From the glassy waters of Lake District to the heady heights of some of the county's highest peaks, this rural county has it all. Among Cumbria's foremost attractions is the prehistoric stone circle at Castlerigg - one of the oldest and most atmospheric in England. Located a short distance from Keswick, the Castlerigg Stone Circle is close to some fantastic hotels and guesthouses.

An Atmospheric Neolithic Site

Like many of the United Kingdom's stone circles, Castlerigg was erected sometime around the year 3,000 BC, near the beginning of the Neolithic period. The atmospheric stone circle features an outer ring of some 38 stones, and measures 30m in diameter. It is the most visited in Cumbria, due largely to the impressive position. The site offers broad panoramic views that encompass a number of Cumbria's highest peaks, including Grasmoor, Skiddaw and Helvellyn.

A Memorable Day Out

While there is a small amount of parking available at Castlerigg Stone Circle, most visitors choose to walk there. From nearby Keswick, the walk takes around half an hour and is relatively straightforward. Dogs are welcome at the site, though there are grazing sheep on the route so owners should be wary and keep their dogs under control at all times.

Hotels Close to Castlerigg Stone Circle

Many of the finest hotels in Cumbria are located in the popular Lake District. As Castlerigg Stone Circle is situated in the heart of the lakes, there's plenty of choice for holidaymakers keen to see the prehistoric attraction.

Nearby Keswick is packed with exquisite bed and breakfasts and hotels. Visitors can take their pick from grand rural retreats and welcoming cottage guesthouses.

Many of Keswick's guesthouses are set within charming, intimate period buildings. The three-star Dalkeith Guest House is a perfect example. The property offers free WiFi, a free breakfast and spectacular views out across the hills of rural Cumbria.

Those who favour a little more room can head to the Keswick Country House Hotel. The long list of facilities includes a number of meeting rooms and some on-site tennis courts.

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