Destination guide

The friendly area of Bassenthwaite awaits your stay

The lake, countryside and gardens display a scene truly unique to Bassenthwaite. Well-liked for its restaurants, spas and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Bassenthwaite

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bassenthwaite a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake District Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Maryport Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bassenthwaite

Panoramic lake views, pristine countryside and picturesque gardens are a few of the stunning natural features that Bassenthwaite boasts. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bassenthwaite is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bassenthwaite Lake (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hope Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Derwent Water (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Lodore Falls (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)

Traveling to and around Bassenthwaite

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bassenthwaite?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 758 holiday lettings near Bassenthwaite. From 523 Houses to 202 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bassenthwaite is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Bassenthwaite?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 523 Houses in Bassenthwaite. Our other popular types of Bassenthwaite holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 202 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bassenthwaite?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Bassenthwaite. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.