The Swinside Lodge Hotel, one of the renowned Keswick Hotels, boasts of a magnificent Victorian Age home redesigned to welcome guests to the rustic beauty the county of Cumbria has to offer. Located a mere five minutes stroll to the shores of Derwentwater and just right at the foot of Cat’s Bells and within hiking distance of other world renowned fells, the Swinside Lodge Hotel definitely provides guests with more than just comfortable stay in the Cumbrian region.

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About the Swinside Lodge Hotel

The Swinside Lodge Hotel has seven masterfully decorated and country-detailed bedrooms. The homey atmosphere of the quarters induces an uber sense of relaxation and comfort for its occupants. The staff are also cheerful and helpful, always on the ready to be of service to guests any time of the day.

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Ideal for those who want to spend a holiday close to nature, the Swinside Lodge Hotel ranks highly and favorably among the Keswick hotels for its close proximity to Dewentwater and the fells of Cat Bells, kiddaw, Blencathra, Causey Pike and Swinside. The hotel is also listed as one of the Sunday Times’ “11 Best Valentine’s Day Hotels” (Sunday Times 17th January 2010).

The Swinside Lodge Hotel has been awarded the 2007 Best Small Hotel of The Year by the Cumbria Tourism, making it a highly respectable name among Keswick Hotels for the following years.

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Being situated in the Cumbrian country, the Swinside Lodge Hotel is favorite haven for those looking to to explore and experience firsthand the wonders of the Cumbrian terrain. With close proximity to the Dewentwater, one of Cumbria’s famed lakes, one can simply walk along the shores and feel the cool water lapping at their feet; or take a boat ride and explore lake’s wonders and enjoy the scenic views of the terrain that surrounds it.

For those who love the allure of the inland, walks to the Barrow Fell and Cat Bells have been a main priority for most guest of Swinside Lodge Hotel, or any other Keswick Hotels for that matter. The Cat Bells hike is just 3.5 miles that literally begins from Swinside. The 3-mile walk to Barrow Fell from the village of Braithwaite ushers outdoor enthusiasts to a stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the Cumbrian region.

Food and Drink

The Swinside Lodge Hotel takes pride of their world-class menu, which are constantly changing every day. The hotel’s chief chef, Clive Imber, personally oversees the preparation of each dish that is served to the guests. The hotel’s menu boasts of homegrown ingredients and produce, wild fruits as well as seasonal game. For practical diners, there are always the constant beef and lamb dishes.

For people who have peculiar appetites or with some specific dietary requirements, the staff will see that their needs are well taken care of and that their dining demands are met.

Wines that are offered at Swinside Lodge Hotel are ‘clean’ as they are manufactured using the traditional process of winemaking. All wines are sourced directly from family growers.

Visit Britain has recently given the Keswick Hotel with a breakfast award for their succulent breakfast menu.


Each bedroom is fitted with wall mounted LCD screens coupled with DVD players and a wide selection of the latest DVDs. There is also a tray for coffee and tea, central heating system, and a clock radio to help make your stay as pleasant as possible. All rooms are en suited with a shower and a bath.

There is a function room that can cater to 20 persons, a golf course, and a garden where guests can spend some time in a very relaxing environment. There are also facilities dedicated to sailing and fishing for those who want to spend time on the lake.


Rates start from £102.00 and up for one night stay, complete with a complimentary breakfast the following morning. On special arrangements, rates may vary.

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