well as being at the heart of an area of outstanding
natural beauty within the Lake District National Park,
with walks in almost every direction from the hotel,
there are many other attractions in the local area.
example, red squirrels regularly visit our garden and
Roe Deer are seen in the local woods, as well as Peregrine
falcons, Buzzards and Ravens in the local area, Ospreys
nest each year at Bassenthwaite and a Golden Eagle at
Haweswater. Further afield, St Bees headland is famous
for its breeding puffins and guillemots.
could take the Launch around Derwent Water, or sail
or canoe at both Bassenthwaite and Derwent Water. The
forest park at Whinlatter to explore or the Cumbrian
Myths and Legends experience at Rheged.
itself, is a bustling market town and boasts a wide
range of shops. There is an excellent selection of plays
and concerts at Keswick's modern 'Theatre by the Lake'.
There is also an excellent bowls club and several fine
golf courses in the area.
have many groups of families and friends (for example:
walkers, painters, golfers, bowlers - as well as those
who just want to relax) who return to The Heights year