Sunset at Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

Sunset at Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

Well, I could gush on and on about the Castlerigg circle, but maybe it is better to say that if you have a chance to come here, take the opportunity! It truly is a beautiful site, and the easy access makes it simple to visit.

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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


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Westies, Keswick


Just a few minutes walk from the heart of Keswick, this traditional terraced house can sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms.
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Derwent Lea, Keswick

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2 Cottages - We have two lovely houses on the edge of this much sought-after hamlet just two miles form Keswick and Lake Derwentwater, in the heart of the Lake …
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