RiverView is a 3 bedroom cottage located on the banks of the River Greta, a tranquil base from which to explore the great outdoors. Easy to find being situated on Penrith Road coming in to Keswick the cottage is a short stroll to the footbridge to Fitz Park. The park is ideal for exercising dogs, it has an enclosed children’s play area and a cricket pitch with Skiddaw and Latrigg providing a stunning backdrop. This Lakeland cottage, built in 1865, has plenty of character and was fully renovated and refurbished in 2013, having a well equipped modern kitchen, a bathroom and a wetroom.  Located only 400 yards to Keswick town centre and amenities the cottage has a safe, enclosed garden with 2 patios and a lawned area.  The cottage sleeps 6 plus 1 baby and we welcome guests to bring their dogs (2 maximum) to stay and enjoy the cottage and surrounding area.

Keswick is the jewel of the northern Lakes, situated between Skiddaw mountain and Derwentwater lake.  Recently voted as the most dog friendly town in Britain, many of Keswick’s shops, pubs and accommodation welcome dogs.  The town is the home of the modern Theatre by the Lake which is the permanent home for repertoire and festivals and is also the site of the Cumberland Pencil Museum, where visitors can explore the manufacturing history of pencils and how pencils have been used through the ages. One of the exhibits is what is claimed to be the world’s largest pencil. Castlerigg stone circle, a well preserved prehistoric monument, is 2 miles (3.2 km) away and Honister Slate Mine. Fitz Park, located on the bank of the River Greta, is home to the Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, a Victorian museum which features the Musical Stones of Skiddaw. In 2001 the park was voted the “Loveliest Cricket Ground in England” by Wisden Cricket Monthly. Ormathwaite Hall is Grade II listed Georgian mansion house near Keswick. It belonged to the Brownrigg family from 1677 to 1800. The doctor and scientist William Brownrigg hosted a visit by Benjamin Franklin in 1772.  The best way to see Keswick is from the top of Latrigg  which is one of the Lake District’s lowest and most accessible fells but has spectacular views of Borrowdale and the surrounding area.