The closest town to Armathwaite Hall is the beautiful market town of Keswick. It is one of the main tourism spots in the UK, with great shopping, museums and activities, as well as the perfect base for getting out into the surrounding Lake District to explore.
Since 2017, the Lake District is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The breath-taking scenery of mountains and vast lakes make it a gorgeous holiday destination an d a treasure to the whole of the United Kingdom. The beautiful views have become a favourite amongst both Lake District locals and the thousands of tourists who visit every year.
Because of the stunning surroundings, the Lake District became a popular place for the Romantic poets to visit in the early 1800s. Many famous poets stayed in and took inspiration from Keswick, including Coleridge, Wordsworth and Shelley.
When staying at Armathwaite Hall, you’re such a short distance from Keswick, you can easily visit and partake in some of the famous town’s activities and adventures. Its main attractions include the Pencil Museum, Wordsworth’s House and the Keswick Museum. For more adventurous outdoor activities, you can enjoy hiking in the surrounding countryside, taking a boat trip out onto Derwentwater or mountain biking.
On this page, you can see our Keswick webcam, which has a live feed of the view from Armathwaite Hall. We set up our live webcam to broadcast the view from our grounds at all times of the year. Our hotel and grounds look out over the majestic Bassenthwaite Lake. Just on the other side of the great lake is Keswick itself, just a 15 minute drive away or a healthy three hour walk if you want to get out into the nature.
Our Keswick webcam is set up to provide visitors to our website with a 24 hour feed of our beautiful surrounding views. The view from our Keswick webcam depends entirely on the weather, but even on a cloudy day, the sight of the lake and surrounding mountains is truly special. On a clear day, the impressive Mount Skiddaw can be seen from our Keswick web camera. Skiddaw is the sixth highest mountain in English, standing at an amazing 931 metres. Keep an eye on our live camera throughout the year to see Lake Bassenthwaite, Lake Skiddaw and our other beautiful surroundings in weathers of all types.