Applethwaite is a hamlet in Cumbria, located about 1 mile north of Keswick.
Applethwaite is a village in the foot hills of Skiddaw near Keswick in the English Lake District. It is in the Borough of Allerdale and the county of Cumbria, and forms part of the civil parish of Underskiddaw, which has a population of 282.
The name derives from it originally being the clearing in a forest with apples in it.
Applethwaite is mentioned in Alfred Wainwright's The Northern Fells guide book.
St Marys church in the village is plain with some stained glass windows. The other church here is St John the Evangelist.
Applethwaite is just off the A591, north of Keswick.