Bassenthwaite Cottages


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Situated at the base of Skiddaw, the charming village of Bassenthwaite is just one mile from the picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake. Take a look at our Bassenthwaite holiday cottages to find your next Lakeland escape.

Why Bassenthwaite?

Home to a traditional inn and whitewashed cottages, the unspoilt village is a peaceful base to return to after a busy day outdoors. Close to the National Nature Reserve, the area boasts superb landscapes rich in flora and fauna. Observe the birds from Dodd Wood, or enjoy a day out at the Lake District Wildlife Park. Other local attractions include Mirehouse and The Lakes Distillery. Walkers and cyclists are spoilt with a number of routes and tracks along the lake and into the countryside.

Places to Visit near Bassenthwaite

Less than 10 miles from the market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick, our Bassenthwaite cottages within easy reach of shops, restaurants and amenities. Further afield, the vibrant city of Carlisle and Hadrian’s Wall is an hour away.

Types of Holiday

Celebrate a special occasion with your loved ones in a large cottage, or enjoy a rural retreat in a cosy lodge. Contact our friendly travel experts today to book your Bassenthwaite accommodation.