Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Keswick is the perfect way to relax and unwind after the hustle and bustle of Christmas has died down. Leave behind the crowds and unwind surrounded by world-famous scenery of The Lake District. Offering the perfect combination of relaxation and celebration, Keswick really does have it all, with plenty of cheery pubs to celebrate the big occasion and local attractions to keep you entertained if you are staying over for a longer break.
Places to Stay
The range of different accommodation types available in Keswick and the surrounding area will truly leave you spoilt for choice. Partygoers will be thrilled to hear that there are plenty of hotels close to local pubs and bars hosting end of year parties. Meanwhile, for those looking to ring in the year in a more relaxed fashion, there are plenty of country homes and hotel and spa complex to help you recover from the hectic Christmas period.
Ranging from dog-friendly luxury hotels only steps away from Keswick’s bustling market square to cosy B&Bs where you can relax and unwind, you’ll find the perfect place to stay in Keswick no matter how you’re planning on celebrating on New Year’s Eve.
For those looking for the best of both worlds, there are plenty of four-star hotels in Keswick to choose from offering you a luxurious place to stay that’s within range of all the celebrations.
Things to Do
Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Keswick is by no means a wild party on the same scale as ringing in the new year in a city like Manchester, but you can still celebrate in style. While you won’t find many nightclubs in Keswick, there are plenty of hotels which offer private, ticketed events for guests looking to celebrate, often running over a couple of days with plenty of boozy activities! While these events aren’t free, they do ensure that you have 3 days filled with fun activities and your food and drinks bill already taken care of in most cases.
Keswick Market Square really comes to life in the countdown to midnight though, as people spill out from nearby hotels and bars to ring in the new year underneath the Moot Hall clock tower.
For those looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Keswick as part of a longer break, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are plenty of things to do in the town leading up to the big night. For nature lovers and thrill seekers, there are the world-famous Lake District hiking routes and year-round Via Ferrata climbing. For those looking to scare themselves silly before the year is over, Lakeland Hauntings will be running Keswick ghost walks until the 28th December.
If you are looking for some light entertainment to keep you occupied in the lead-up to New Year’s Eve, visitor-favourite Theatre by the Lake is putting on multiple showings of Hey Diddle Diddle! And Beauty and the Beast up until the 30th of December.
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