On Keswick’s main street, a 10 minute walk from Derwent Water the Kings Arms Hotel offers easy access to the Lake District. The rooms with private bathrooms have classic decor and TVs. The Loose Box Pizzeria serves pizza, pasta and steaks from the converted stables while the Courtyard Restaurant serves traditional British dishes. Outdoor dining is possible and a full Cumbrian breakfast is available. The Lounge Bar serves light meals, snacks and real ales. Casa’s Bar shows all major sports events live on TV and offers a wide range of shooters and cocktails. Guests have free use of the leisure center next door to the Kings Arms which include 2 swimming pools, a sauna, gym, beauty salon and tennis court. The Kings Arms is just a 5 minute walk from the Cumberland Pencil Museum and Cars of the Stars. A 20-minute drive will get you to Grasmere, Cockermouth, Thirlmere or Ullswater.