Welcome to Highside Farm where you will be assured of a first class and comfortable stay at the home of the Mawson family. Relaxed and luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake, situated in the outstanding World Heritage English Lake District between the renowned market town of Keswick and Cockermouth.

Highside is a Grade I listed working farmhouse dating back to 1668. Typical of its period the house retains many of its original features whilst providing the comforts of modern day living.

Due to the elevated position of the farm the panoramic views are in abundance with Bassenthwaite Lake to the front with Ullock Pike and Skiddaw to the rear. The picturesque surroundings are ever changing, with the seasons, making this a perfect retreat for walking, touring or just simply relaxing.

At Highside we cater for individuals, couples, families and children whether you are visiting our beautiful area for walking, touring, pure leisure or business we can provide a stay that will leaving your craving for more. That’s why over half of our valued guests are keen to return to the farm year after year.

For those amongst us who like to explore by foot there is an array of different walks you can take straight from the farmhouse door. For the more energetic and advanced walkers can climb Skiddaw, the most outstanding of the northern fells. For the beginners or the less energetic you can stroll down to Bassenthwaite Lake and take one of the many lowland walks on offer. Either way there is definitely something that suits everyone – right on your very own doorstep!