Welcome to Riverside Cottage, Thornthwaite, Keswick

elevated-viewRiverside Cottage is nestled on the edge of a forest ravine in Thornthwaite. Newly renovated, it is light and airy throughout with Velux windows on the upper floors. There are two bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs whilst the ground floor offers a pleasant sitting room with a wood burner and a super modern kitchen, both with patio doors opening to the large veranda overlooking the forest ravine and tumbling beck. Click here to take a video trip around the cottage.


ThornthwaiteThornthwaite is a very quiet hamlet situated between the eastern edge of Whinlatter Forest and the southern edge of Bassenthwaite Lake. Thornthwaite boasts a popular gallery and tearoom whilst nearby Braithwaite (just 1 mile away) has a shop, two good ‘foody’ pubs and a bistro.

Things to do

Whinlatter SculptureThere is much to do in the Northern Lake District; thrill seekers can check out the hire-wire activity course and the Altura mountain bike trails of Whinlatter Forest whilst the more leisurely can enjoy one of the local summit walks to Barf, Lords Seat or Broom Fell directly from the doorstep.More..


Keswick from LatriggJust a 10 minute drive from Riverside Cottage is Keswick which offers a wide selection of pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions including a cinema and a theatre. Situated at the northern end of Derwentwater, Keswick is a great place from which to start your exploration of the Northern Lakes.More..

Riverside Video

Here’s a two and a half minute video that takes you inside the cottage to get a sense of the decor and fittings plus the journey continues outside to see some of the fabulous Lake District mountains and lakes.

To view the video full-screen simply click the square button that appears at the lower right of the video once you have pressed play.

Further Information

There is much to see and do in the Lake District and, hopefully, our website will give you some ideas – click here for more. As for the cottage, it really is superbly done and sits lovely above the beck in Thornthwaite. Again, we hope you can find all the answers to your questions about both Riverside Cottage and the Northern Lakes but if you have any questions that you feel we may be able to help with then do, please, get in touch – see our Contact page for details.

Please note: Riverside Cottage is totally non-smoking and also cannot accept pets.