Self catering accommodation in the Borrowdale Valley in the Lakes


Hawse End Centre, Hawse End Centre, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE

Hawse End Centre, at the head of the magnificent Borrowdale Valley and directly across Derwentwater from Keswick, has stunning views and access to lakeside, mountains and Keswick (via launch or lakeside walk). The house is a large, comfortable, country mansion, ideal for groups. It has a well equipped and spacious self-catering kitchen with a professional catering oven & hob, a large dining room, lounge, games room, classroom and extensive grounds leading down to the lake shore. The Cottage for individuals, families and groups has a basic self-catering kitchen, living room and a patio with picnic tables and views of the lake. Two yurts with stunning views and transparent domes for star gazing, are on a wooden platform close to the house. These felt and wood structures have electricity, tables and chairs (optional) and mats for sleeping. Picnic tables, a gas barbecue and water are also on the platform with toilets close by. A catering service can be made available by prior arrangement. Outdoor activities can all be booked in advance and are led by experienced and well qualified outdoor leaders.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
Hawse End Centre | Self catering accommodation in the Borrowdale Valley in the Lakes


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01768 812280

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Rooms & Beds:

House 49: (9 rooms). Cottage 24: (6 rooms). Yurts: 24 (2×12)


All year.

Price per night:

Price on application, subject to availability and season.


Please book by phone or email. Deposit required.


4 miles outside of Keswick.

Public Transport:

Trains at Penrith (18 miles). Keswick Launch passenger ferry from Keswick to Hawse End. Service buses within walking distance in high season.

This accommodation is available only to groups.

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Take a launch to comfort.

Here’s an idea, why not have an alternative form of transport at the end of Day One traveling East on the Sea to Sea cycle ride.   From your finish in Keswick swing down to Crow Park and pick up a launch to Hawse End.  Here the Hawsse End Centre will provide you with accommodation isolated on the Lakeside in a comfortable country mansion.

Contact Hawse End Centre:

01768 812280MessageView website