The Local Area

Leathes Head Hotel is in the perfect location to explore the local area. The area offers wide selection of hikes and walks of all levels, direct from hotel doorstep.

Packed lunch can be arranged for you to take away to be enjoyed while you walking.

We also have wide selection of maps to help you plan ahead and organize your day.

Recommended Walks

The Derwentwater Walk

A scenic 10 mile waymarked walk around Derwentwater, Queen of the Lakes.

On flat and easy paths, the walk passes through ancient woodlands and along the shores of the lake. The scenery is stunning, with perfect picnic stops and cafes and restaurants en-route.

Rosthwaite To Keswick Via Watendlath

A rugged but stunning walk taking in the best of the Borrowdale views.

Hawes End To Brandelhow Via Catbells

A strenuous walk to the top of Catbells with some of the most beautiful views in the Lakes.

Hawes End To Lodore

A gentle lakeshore walk which ends at the famous Lodore waterfalls.

Keswick Landings To Ashness Gate

An easy lakeside walk taking you past Friars Crag and Calfclose Bay to Ashness Gate.

Other Things To Do


The Lakes Distillary   WEBSITE

Jennings Brewery   WEBSITE

Keswick Brewery   WEBSITE


Keswick Climbing Wall   WEBSITE

Whinlatter Bikes   WEBSITE

Keswick Canoe & Bushcraft   WEBSITE

Keswick Adventure Centre   WEBSITE

Honister Slate Mine   WEBSITE


Houses & Gardens

Dalemain   WEBSITE

Lingholm Estate   WEBSITE

Acorn Bank   WEBSITE

Mirehouse   WEBSITE


Pencil Museum   WEBSITE

Keswick Museum & Art Gallery   WEBSITE


Rheged   WEBSITE

Trotters World of Animals   WEBSITE

Osprey Watch   WEBSITE

The Puzzling Place   WEBSITE