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.
Keswick has a fantastic choice of places to eat. Make a visit to the Pencil Museum, take a cruise on the lake and see the latest production at Theatre by the Lake.
And not forgetting the great choice of accommodation from hotels and b&b's to cottages and campsites. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Visit the Pencil Museum, Keswick Brewing Co, take a cruise on Derwentwater or visit GoApe at Whinlatter.
At certain times of the year you can see the nesting Osprey's from Dodd Wood. Learn about nature in Keswick.
Historic places to visit
Visit Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum, Honister Slate Mine and St John's Church, to name a few...