Discover Lake District Hotels

Discover what our hotels and the local area has to offer, with news, upcoming events and things to do and explore when you are visiting our Lake District hotels. Whether you’re an avid outdoor enthusiast, a cultural connoisseur, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature, the Lake District promises an unforgettable journey filled with endless possibilities. Join us as we uncover the top things to do in this enchanting region, where every moment is an opportunity to create cherished memories amid unparalleled beauty.


Feb 29 2024


Keswick Film Festival »

29th February 2024 - 3rd March 2024

Mar 7 2024

Skiddaw Hotel

Abbasolute Murder at the Skiddaw Hotel »

7th March 2024

Mar 7 2024

Kings Arms Hotel

Quiz Night at the Kings Arms »

7th March 2024

Things to do in the Lake District

ABOUT US & our history

Lake District Hotels Ltd. is a group of 6 family owned and run hotels situated in the picturesque market town of Keswick and on the shores of Derwentwater and Ullswater. The company was established in 1983 by Kit and Charles Graves when they bought the Kings Arms Hotel in Keswick. In 2011, Kit and Charles’ daughter, Daniella Hope, joined the group and became a Director in 2014. The family is actively involved in running the hotels and can often be seen in and around them.

Lake District Hotels has a dedicated senior management team in each hotel and in the head office, many of whom have been working for the group for many years. 

Sustainability in our Lake District Hotels

We are an environmentally conscious company with the aim of reducing our impact on the planet. We have a huge range of practices and iniatives for sustainability within our group of hotels, restaurants, spa, teams and suppliers.

Our sustainability practises cover all aspects of our businesses including energy, reducing use of plastics, alternative products, recycling, community and our teams.