Fri 9 Sep 2016 - Wed 31 May 2017
There are a variety of different events happening at Bassenthwaite and the surrounding towns including the Keswick Mountain Festival & the fascinating Blencathra:Life of a mountain. Click the button below to see what's on during your stay.
Whinlatter is England's only true mountain forest. Rising 1000ft above sea level, the forest and visitor centre provides a whole range of outdoor activities for everyone.
Start at the visitor centre where the staff will give information and help plan your day.
It's central location makes Keswick the perfect place to stay when planning to explore the Lake District. The town is surrounded famous Lakeland hills such has Grizedale Pike, Skiddaw and Catbells.
Skiddaw dominates Bassenthwaite Lake and at 931 metres it is one of the largest peaks in the Lake District.
This mountain is one of the oldest formations in the Lake District (and indeed in Europe) and provides a variety of gentle ascents for even the most inexperienced walker.
A lottery-funded scheme, Bassenthwaite Reflections, is helping to protect the lake's vulnerable plant and animal life through community involvement.