Boats on lake in Keswick

Properties to hire in Keswick

Hire the whole hostel, cottage or house with YHA Exclusive Hire in Keswick

Enjoy your own space in Keswick

Would you like to have the space of a whole YHA hostel and have the place to yourself and your loved ones? Book our Keswick properties exclusively, just for your group.

Get ready to make everlasting memories and experience a rural getaway exploring one of England’s most loved national park with family and friends. Some of our properties allow you to holiday with your four-legged companion too. Discover our unique places to hire in Keswick. We’re sure you’ll have a holiday to remember.

YHA properties to hire in Keswick

YHA Hawse End Bunkhouse exterior

YHA Hawse End Bunkhouse

Whole hostel

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE

  • Sleeps up to 24 guests
  • 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Honister Hause exterior

YHA Honister Hause

Whole hostel

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN

  • Sleeps up to 26 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse exterior

YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse

Whole hostel

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QX

  • Sleeps up to 20 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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Why book with YHA Exclusive Hire?

Get away together

Bring your family and friends with properties for a range of group sizes

Enjoy your own space

With sole use of the property, you can come and go as you please

YHA Member discount

Become a YHA member and save on every booking

Young person discount

Bringing anyone under 26 years old? You'll get 5% off

Suitable for events

Perfect for birthday celebrations, anniversaries or annual trips

Best price guaranteed

Book direct for the lowest and fairest price

Cater to all tastes

Self-catering kitchen with utensils, crockery and cutlery

COVID-19 secure

Things to do in Keswick

Welcome to Keswick

Situated in the Lake District National Park, Keswick is the perfect location for a rural retreat with great walking and cycling available on your doorstep and plenty to see and do.

The market town of Keswick is surrounded by rugged mountain ranges and is home to incredible water sports including canoeing, windsurfing and sailing, Fitz Park, Pencil Museum, quaint gift shops and plenty of cosy pubs and eateries, so whatever you get up to during your visit, we’re sure you will have a memorable time when visiting.

Derwentwater boat trips

Boat trips on Derwentwater

Cruise the lake stopping at the lakeshore jetties where you can change boats, or enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.


Keswick Golf Club

An 18 hole golf course offering a unique golfing experience - with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells.


Keswick Launch Company

Daily launches around the lake stopping at Keswick, Nichol End, Hawes End, Low Brandlehow,, High Brandlehow, Lodore and Ashness Gate.

Keswick Leisure Pool

Keswick Leisure Pool

With its warm waters, wave machine and 'black hole' flume there's fun for all the family.


Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

With its large collection of exhibits, the museum is a fascinating place to discover old Keswick and the Lake District. See the museum website.


Osprey View Point

Spectacular view of the ospreys flying to and from their nest and, most amazing of all, catching fish from Bassenthwaite Lake.

The Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Enter through a graphite mine replica and follow the path of pencil making from the reign of Elizabeth 1st to the present day.

The Puzzling Place

The Puzzling Place

Stuffed with puzzles, gadgets and curiosities The Puzzling Place is guaranteed to have something to amuse, entertain or puzzle you.

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake

One of the most beautifully located theatres in England, hosting film and literary festivals throughout the year.

Walking and Rambling in Keswick

Walking and Rambling in Keswick

A walk up Skiddaw, one of the four 3,000s, rewards you with fantastic views over Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite while Blencathra with its many ridges, including Sharp Edge, is for the more adventurous