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Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Keswick and the North Lakes are well-known for their scenic landscape and opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities. In and around Keswick there is a good choice of attractions, visitor centres and parks just waiting to be explored with something for every taste and age group. Families will find a whole host of activities to keep the children entertained, too. For those wishing to find out more about the rich cultural and industrial heritage of the area there is the opportunity to visit museums and historic houses.

Perfect Location

Perfect Location

Derwent Manor is situated in the beautiful village of Portinscale, just a mile from Keswick. In all there are 19 one and two bedroom apartments, with flexible accommodation sleeping up to 6 people. The apartments are tastefully furnished and equipped to a high specification to ensure an extremely comfortable stay. Each apartment has its own individual character and it is worth looking through the accommodation section on this site, or giving us a call, to see which one is best suited to your needs.

Great Facilities

Great Facilities

Choose to stay at The Derwent Manor Apartments and you will enjoy two unique extra benefits: Our sister property, The Derwentwater Hotel, is located opposite the apartments and you can relax, drink, or dine in comfort if you don't fancy cooking for yourself. The open fire in the Lounge is always a welcoming winter warmer!

Or why not pamper yourself at Oxley’s, our partner health spa which is just a five minute drive from Portinscale? With state of the art facilities including an indoor pool, gym, spa and sauna it is the perfect place to unwind after a day exploring the great outdoors.

Upcoming Events

Discover what's happening in and around Keswick and the lakes and make the most of your stay.

  • Lake District Summer Music

    Lake District Summer Music

    1st to 14th August 2015

    2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of this celebration of music and acclaimed International Festival.

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    Grasmere lakeland Sports

    Grasmere lakeland Sports

    30th August 2015

    See traditional sports such as Cumberland Wrestling and Fell Running at this annual event dating back to 1868.

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  • Buttermere Open Water Swim

    Buttermere Open Water Swim

    20th September 2015

    Entries are now open for this swim in the crystal waters of Buttermere. 5K or 10K courses. Not for the faint-hearted ..!

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    Ullswater Walking Festival

    Ullswater Walking Festival

    19th to 27th September 2015

    Experienced local volunteers offer guided walks around serene and tranquil Ullswater. Walks for all levels.

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  • Lakes International Comic Art Festival

    Lakes International Comic Art Festival

    16th to 18th October 2015

    The largest festival in the UK celebrating the art of comics takes over the town of Kendal for the weekend.

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    Kendal Mountain Festival

    Kendal Mountain Festival

    19th to 22nd November 2015

    Come to an award-winning and social event in Kendal that celebrates the outdoor and adventure sports world.

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  • Ulverston Christmas Festival

    Ulverston Christmas Festival

    28th to 29th November 2015

    Christmas events and activities delivered with a Dickensian theme in this historic and friendly market town.

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    The Keswick Film Festival

    The Keswick Film Festival

    25th to 28th February 2016

    The 'Friendly Festival' celebrates everything film. Now in its 16th year.

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  • Words by the Water

    Words by the Water

    4th to 13th March 2016

    Part of the Ways with Words group of literary events, this is billed as 'England's premier festival of words and ideas'.

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    The Keswick Jazz Festival

    The Keswick Jazz Festival

    12th to 15th May 2016

    Recognised as the UK's number one gathering for Traditional, New Orleans, Swing & Mainstream Jazz.

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  • Keswick Beer Festival

    Keswick Beer Festival

    4th to 5th June 2016

    This annual fundraiser is celebrating its 19th year and attracts around 6000 Beer enthusiasts over the two days.

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    Appleby Horse Fair

    Appleby Horse Fair

    2nd to 9th June 2016

    The famous annual gathering of Gypsies and Travellers. A unique event that attracts around 30,000 visitors to the small town of Appleby

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Location

In the heart of the Lake District National Park

Derwent Manor Apartments
Portinscale, Keswick
Cumbria, CA12 5RE

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