Holiday cottages to rent around stunning Derwentwater
Only 1 mile from bustling market town Keswick, and pleasantly situated at the northern end of the Lake District National Park, Derwentwater is popular with tourists as it has so many holiday cottages to rent. At 3 miles long, its shores are bursting with stunning scenery, so your Derwentwater cottage might offer picturesque views towards the fells of Cat Bells in the west or to Friar’s Crag in the east. Renting a cottage at the southern end, you’ll find yourself at the entrance to beautiful Borrowdale. The lake is also home to four main islands, which you might be able to see from your cottage near Derwentwater. Wherever your cottage is located, one thing is certain: you’re guaranteed a room with a view.
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Keswick is one of the most important towns for tourists in the northern Lake District, with a range of shops to suit everyone, from outdoor equipment specialists to classy boutiques. You can take a leisurely stroll along the footpath to the lake, and, if you’re lucky, you may even catch a show at the ‘Theatre on the Lake’. Taking a cruise on the lake is another relaing way to immerse yourself in the majestic scenery. If you’re the adventurous type, choosing a holiday cottage in Derwentwater will provide the ideal location for a range of outdoor sports such as walking, climbing, canoeing and fishing, to name but a few and with mountains such as Helvellyn and Skiddaw nearby, you’ll never be short of a challenge.