Fully Vegetarian Hotel in Keswick

The Heights offers accomodation in the heart of the English Lake District.  The bar stocks local ales and provides home made vegetarian and Vegan meals.  Set in substantial grounds overlooking the town, with panoramic views towards the mountains: Skiddaw, Blencathra, Cat Bells, Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite. The Heights Hotel will provide you with an excellent base from which to explore Cumbria & the Northern and Western Lakes whether; walking cycling or driving.

Beer Garden

Enjoy a drink and relax; take in the splendour of the lake and fells, Skiddaw, Bassenthwaite, Blencathra and Catbells.

Family run, family friendly accomodation

Your hosts welcome you with a friendly family atmosphere to The Heights Hotel where we have a 17th century bar and beer garden, ample free parking and many outstanding walks. Ashness Bridge, Derwent Water, Castlerigg Stone Circle and Walla Crag are all easily accessed on foot from our front door.
Pets are welcome.

In his book, "Short Walks in the Borrowdale area", Paul Buttle says:
"In the summer months... [ The Heights garden ] ... is perhaps the finest place in Northern Lakeland to enjoy sustenance whilst watching the sun descend.."


Elegant Breakfast Surroundings

Breakfast is served in our comfortable and spacious dining room where you can start your day looking out over Skiddaw and Blencathra as you fortify yourself with; our special continental buffet.

Beautiful Comfy Bedrooms

All rooms are en-suite with:  twin, double and family sized rooms available. Each room has a digital colour TV , tea & coffee making facilities and hair dryers.

Guest Lounge with Mountain Views

Residents are able to relax in the comfort of the lounge with views to Skiddaw or to enjoy a drink in the cosy 17th Century bar, with its coal fire and local ales.




Open from Friday 20th March

3 days

midweek only £99

Per person based on 2 sharing a double room

Prices from


Per person based on 2 sharing a double room for 6 nights or more, excluding Bank Holidays


Bookings for The Heights can be made by sending an e-mail or by calling 017687 72251.


The Heights is just 5 miles from the Osprey viewpoint at Dodd Wood. 


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The Crag Bar of The Heights Hotel was described in TRAIL magazine (Jun 2003) as
Lakeland's BEST SECRET BAR with a '...fantastic beer garden ...tasty real
ale ... good pub grub..'


WE AIM TO.....
...provide our customers with the highest standards of hospitality and to make your stay relaxed and memorable.

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Rakefoot Lane, Castlerigg, Keswick,
Cumbria, CA12 4TE
Telephone: (017687) 72251


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