Entries by liminal

Dining at The Borrowdale Gates

We have always been proud of the dining experience we offer to guests at The Borrowdale Gates, and never more so than now. Our Head Chef Chris Standhaven has been entered in the new Chefs of Distinction Book for 2016. Chris has worked at the Borrowdale Gates since 2009 and has brought a wealth of […]

Take a walk around Derwent Water.

Autumn and Winter are surely the best times of the year to appreciate beautiful Derwent Water and its surrounding scenery. Visitors to Derwent Water tend to find it still, its surface broken only by the occasional yacht, canoe or launch that links the east and west shores. Brandelhow, on the lake’s secluded south-western shores, is […]

Visit Lingholm Estate by boat.

A brand new 200 foot long jetty on Derwentwater has welcomed its first passengers on board, following the introduction of new daily services linking Keswick with the Lingholm estate. It is the first new landing stage on the lake for more than 50 years and has been built to co-incide with the newly opened Lingholm […]

Keswick Welcomes Tour of Britain.

On Monday 5th September Stage two of Britains biggest professional cycle race will see the Tour of Britain return to Cumbria once again as the county emphatically declares itself ‘open for business’ after this winters devastating flooding with a stage from Carlisle city centre to the tough finishing climb of Beast Banks in Kendal, via […]

Theatre by the Lake

Come and stay at Borrowdale Gates over the the last week of July and August and combine a relaxing stay with seeing one of these amazing plays at our very own Theatre by the Lake in Keswick. A sparkling comedy and an intense psychological drama are about to open at Theatre by the Lake in […]

Derwentwater Regatta

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2016  10am – 4pm Crow Park, Derwentwater, Keswick The first Derwentwater Regatta for 200 years was held on the lake last year and was such a success that the National Trust has organised another weekend of stone-skimming, boating and bathtub racing. There’s a huge range of outdoor activities on […]

We’re going Electric!

To mark the upcoming installation of electric car charging sockets at the Borrowdale Gates, during August we are offering our guests an exclusive 1/3rd off Twizy car rental (one half day or one full day) from Keswick Brewing Company. Book Directly with The Borrowdale Gates for August and you could find yourselves enjoying a 1/3rd […]

Red Pandas and Ospreys!

According to BBC Wildlife ‘When it comes to variety, beauty and abundance of wildlife, Cumbria is the county with everything’. If it’s the best place to live, it’s also the best place to visit. The Lake District Wildlife Park has welcomed a new arrival, a young male Red Panda called Charu who arrived from Dublin […]

Beatrix Potter Anniversary

A major road which collapsed during Storm Desmond has re-opened ahead of schedule and opens up the 3 mile section of the A591 between Dunmail Raise, North of Grasmere and Thirlmere. This is fantastic news for the area and opens up the opportunity to visit all the wonderful attractions in this part of the Lake […]

Keswick Events this Spring

Combine a stay at the Borrowdale Lakes Hotel with one of the fantastic events that are happening in the North Lakes this month. See below for just a few of the many things happening in and around Keswick. Keswick Mountain Festival will take place on 19th – 22nd May 2016 in the heart of the Lake […]