official tourist board guide to keswick
plan your visit to keswick
Keswick, on the shore of Derwentwater, is surrounded by the stunning fells of Skiddaw, Catbells and Grizedale Pike. It's central location makes a perfect base from which to explore the Lake District.
There are walks to suit all abilities from the doorstep. The forest of Whinlatter is close by and ideal for walking, mountain biking and the high wire adventure GoApe. Make a visit to the Pencil Museum, take a cruise on the lake and see the latest production at Theatre by the Lake. At certain times of the year you may also get a glimpse of the nesting Osprey from Dodd Wood.
Not forgetting the great choice of accommodation from hotels and family run b&b's to self catering cottages and campsites. Combined with it's historic roots, Keswick is an ideal place to spend your holiday.
events & what's on around keswick
|Sat 7 Dec||Brewery Tastings at Keswick Brewing Company|
|Sat 7 Dec||Build and create your own at The Pencil Museum|
|Sat 7 Dec||Keswick Christmas Gift & Craft Fair at The Skiddaw Hotel|
|Sat 7 Dec||Swallows & Amazons at Theatre by the Lake|
|Sun 8 Dec||Aurora Wind Octet at Theatre by the Lake|
|Sun 8 - Mon 9 Dec||Father Christmas Cruises at Keswick|
|Mon 9 Dec||Swallows & Amazons at Theatre by the Lake|