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
|Thu 12 Dec||Swallows & Amazons at Theatre by the Lake|
|Fri 13 Dec||Swallows & Amazons at Theatre by the Lake|
|Sat 14 Dec||Colour & build a 3D wooden Santa or Angel at The Pencil Museum|
|Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec||RSPB Christmas crafts at Whinlatter at Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre|
|Sat 14 Dec||Swallows & Amazons at Theatre by the Lake|
|Sun 15 - Mon 16 Dec||Father Christmas Cruises at Keswick|
|Sun 15 Dec||Keswick's Own Christmas Proms at Theatre by the Lake|