The 18th-century Royal Oak at Keswick is in the market town of Keswick, just 2 miles from Derwentwater. A traditional pub, it features home-cooked seasonal food, cask ales and cozy accommodations with private bathrooms. The Royal Oak at Keswick has elegant rooms with private bathrooms with either a shower or bath. Each room has an LCD TV, facilities for making tea and coffee, and free Wi-Fi. In the restaurant, you can enjoy freshly prepared dishes made with local produce and seasonal ingredients from Cumbria. The bar stocks real ales from the Thwaites Brewery. With stunning views of the surrounding hills, the former traveler's inn is close to the center of town. Keswick Lodge is a perfect base to explore the Lake District. The wholesome, fresh Cumbrian breakfasts gained a Highly Commended accolade in Britain's Best Pub Cooked Breakfast 2009.