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Applethwaite self catering cottages are popular with those who appreciate beautiful scenery and walking. The small town presents a peaceful setting away from the noise and distractions of Keswick for people seeking true tranquility. Situated in the foothills of Skiddaw, which offers a spectacular and comprehensive panorama view of the Lake District. Applethwaite is well known by fell walkers as the Skiddaw Mountain starting point.

The nearby market town of Keswick is also home to the region's Art Gallery and Victorian Museum, where tourists can see original manuscripts written by the greats themselves.

The Village has two churches, St Mary’s Church, which has stained glass windows and St John the Evangelist. The area is famed for its relationship with the Lake Poets, Southley, Wordsworth, and Coleridge. It attracts a number of literary fans every year. The famous writer, Beatrix Potter spends many of her summers here and owns two homes in the area. It is said her famous ‘Peter Rabbit' series originated a lot of the material from Applethwaite.

Cottages in Applethwaite provide the perfect location from which to immerse in the calmness of the Lakes whilst being able to enjoy the facilities available in the neighbouring villages and towns. Applethwaite is an excellent location chosen from the Absolute Escapes range of Lake District Cottages.


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  • Location: Applethwaite, Nr Keswick, Lake District  
  • Description: An attractive and secluded stone and slate Lakeland in Applethwaite near Keswick.
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 5/6
Applethwaite, Nr Keswick - The Ghyll

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