From Our Editors
Located in the centre of Keswick, the family-run Queens Hotel invites holidaymakers to a 19th century retreat. Just a 5-minute drive from this abode, guests may head to the Derwent Water Marina where activities such as sailing, windsurfing and canoeing are available. The spacious individually designed rooms are kitted out with large windows, wooden furnishings and en suite facilities. Visitors may savour hearty breakfasts in the hotel’s dining area, prepared using locally sourced ingredients, or enjoy a wide variety of refreshing tipples and local wines. Outdoorsy types may take advantage of the hotel’s location and the natural reserves nearby, and enjoy activities such as scrambling, hiking and mountain biking.