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Best Retreats in the Lake District: Keswick Holiday Resort

Date: 23rd April 2020
Author: Sarah Denny
Publisher: Darwin Escapes
Park: Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
Travel Tips

As any of our UK-based readers will know, the Lake District has long been heralded as one of the most beautiful and scenic regions that the country (perhaps even Europe!) has to offer.

England’s largest national park, the Lake District is one of Britain’s true natural wonders: set against a backdrop of rugged mountains, sweeping lakes and dramatic moors, and home to bustling market towns and picturesque villages.
The Lake DistrictIt probably comes as no surprise, then, that Lake District holidays offer incredible, tranquil breaks, in some of the best retreats that the country has to offer. Darwin Escapes is proud to have two beautiful resorts in the Lake District region; both our Thanet Well Lodge Retreat and our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat offer guests peace and stillness, in the UK’s most sought-after holiday destination.

Home to England’s highest mountain and deepest lake, the Lake District is the perfect breath of fresh air: relax, unwind and recharge your batteries in a Darwin Escapes retreat. For the best retreats in the Lake District, look no further than our holiday resort in Keswick, Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat.

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat – ‘The Best Holiday Park In Britain’.

Our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat has been named the ‘Best Holiday Park in Britain’ for two consecutive years – and it isn’t hard to see why.
Set in the heart of Keswick, within driving distance from the region’s iconic lake, Derwentwater, Keswick Reach Retreat is nestled between dramatic fells and among outstanding natural woodland. Lodges in The Lakes For guests looking to take a restful break from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Keswick and the surrounding region offer a truly tranquil escape.

With Catbells Lakeland Walk and Whinlatter Forest Park mere moments away, the opportunities to recharge your batteries with walks through England’s countryside are truly endless. We think there’s truly no better way to shake off the working week than by losing yourself in the breathtaking scenery of the Lakes, which is why the region attracts almost 16 million visitors per year, from home or further afield. Spark your curiosity with visits to the region’s National Trust properties, like the 18th-century Derwent Island House, as well as national historic monuments such as Keswick Railway Path, Keswick Museum and Honister Slate Mine. Perfect in spring and summer, there’s also plenty to do all year round, with truly spectacular Christmas markets on offer in the festive season.

It’s at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, however, that you’ll have the opportunity to truly relax. Set amongst the outstanding natural beauty of Keswick, our resort offers a peaceful escape, with truly awe-inspiring views across open moorland, towards Carrock Fell. With our bright, modern lodges and our full range of facilities, your retreat here can begin as soon as you wake up.

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat is, of course, fully stocked with complete amenities for anything you might need. Soak in your hot tub and drink in the views, build strength in our well-equipped gym, or for complete peace of mind and body you can make full use of our Ammara spa. Sauna with glass wall. Views of lodges and countryside Grab a glass of fizz and a bite to eat at our Copper Fells Bar & Brasserie, ready to cater to your every need. With endless places to visit and a whole host of activities, including our Jacuzzi and sauna, there’s truly something for everyone at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat.

Go on – what are you waiting for? Find your escape, at our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat.

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

Lodge veranda with views to the mountains od The Lake DistrictWe are also lucky enough to have a second resort open to guests in the Lake District; namely Thanet Well Lodge Retreat. Located at the edge of Greystoke Forest, with ideal proximity to the region’s stunning locations of Grasmere and Coniston Lake, Thanet Well Lodge Retreat offers total immersion in both Cumbria and the Lake District.

Designed for guests who simply want to relax in the stunning natural scenery, Thanet Well offers access to the unparalleled Lake District towns of Bassenthwaite, Ullswater, Penrith, Keswick and beyond; with awe-inspiring walks and views to entertain for days on end.

For those who prefer the options of resort-based activities, facilities and amenities, our sister park, Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, is simply a stone’s throw away.

If you would like to learn more about Keswick Reach, Thanet Well or any of our other retreats and parks, please feel free to get in touch with us here at Darwin Escapes, and a member of our friendly team will be more than happy to help. We look forward to your stay with us!

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