The Area

The area around Laurel Bank

Laurel Bank is a delightful 4 star Silver Award B & B situated on an elevated site close to Keswick town centre and the historic Castlerigg Stone Circle in the heart of the English Lake District. It is worth exploring the area around Laurel Bank on foot, but for those who want to travel by bus there is a bus stop on the door step of the B&B with connections to Keswick town centre, Keswick bus station, Penrith railway station, Cockermouth, Workington, Whitehaven, Windermere and Lancaster.

Here are some of the picturesque spots in the vicinity of Laurel Bank.

Stroll into Keswick

Take a walk from Laurel Bank B&B to Keswick town centre along the attractive local footpath and enjoy a tranquil moment on the footbridge over the river Greta. A welcome respite to take in the splendid mountain scenery surrounding Keswick.

Fitz Park

Fitz Park in Keswick on the banks of the river is less than twenty minutes’ walk away from Laurel Bank and here you can relax in the colourful gardens. There is also a playground for the younger members of the family or swimming and exercise facilities for everyone in the Keswick Leisure Centre.


Along with cricket a popular activity in Fitz Park is bowling.

Keswick town centre

Keswick town centre where there is an abundance of shops, pubs, restaurants and sports and leisure facilities for all ages.


Derwentwater is a short walk from the centre of Keswick town centre and you can take a trip on the ferry or feed the ducks!

Surprise View

Further afield you can take in the glorious surroundings from Surprise View which can be reached by car or on foot.

Tour of Derwentwater

For the more energetic a cycle ride around Derwentwater and beyond takes in spectacular scenery.