Bawd Hall is a luxury self-catering property situated in the beautiful Newlands Valley near Keswick. All bedrooms and the sitting room, garden room and kitchen and dining areas enjoy stunning views of the local fells. The house is an excellent base for a fellwalking or cycling holiday or for a special family celebration.
What makes a stay at Bawd Hall unique?
There is plenty of room for guests to congregate in the sitting and dining areas, but also there are private areas where guests can escape for quiet contemplation. Much the same is true of the garden, where guests can enjoy a barbecue or find a quiet place to relax separately. The garden room is perfectly placed for observing the local wildlife. Buzzards can be seen flying across the valley and a wide variety of birds visit the garden, including owls, swallows, house martins, finches and tits.
What is the capacity for Bawd Hall?
There are five bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. There is a bedroom downstairs with a king sized bed and four bedrooms upstairs - two double rooms with super king beds and two twin rooms. The beds in the twin rooms can be linked for use as doubles.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Keswick area?
A wide range of activities is available in the local area, including ghyll scrambling, rock climbing and water activities on nearby Derwentwater. There is a local shop in Braithwaite and for supermarket and other shopping Keswick is about twenty minutes' drive away. Cockermouth is about half an hour's drive away and has excellent local food shops, including two butchers, a fishmonger and a bakery. The Theatre by the Lake at Keswick has some excellent plays and concerts. Brewery tours are available in both Keswick and Cockermouth and the Distillery can be visited near Bassenthwaite Lake.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The nearest pub is the Swinside Inn, which is about 2 miles away. There are pubs in Braithwaite and Buttermere, each about 3 miles away. The Fish Inn in Buttermere sells beers from Keswick Brewery. There are plenty of pubs and cafes in Keswick, a drive of about 20 minutes, including the Dog and Gun pub, or, for an evening meal, the George Hotel or the Highfield Hotel. The Merienda is excellent for coffee or breakfast. Slightly further away, but well worth a visit, is the Kirkstile Inn in Loweswater which serves excellent beers and hearty meals and is beautifully set.