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King Kong Climbing Centre

Heads Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5EZ

Using all our 15 years’ worth of experience worth of building climbing walls we’ve created a dedicated climbing centre that aims to suit everyone’s needs!

 
 
 
Theatre by the Lake
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Lakeside, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ

Theatre by the Lake has a setting on the shores of Derwentwater no other professional theatre in Britain can match. Each year it stages up to nine of its own productions of classic, modern and new plays and has won multi-starred reviews.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (24 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Go Ape!
VistEngland VAQAS

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

One lush green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires. Whinlatter is the highest Go Ape course in the country, at 360 metres above sea level

 
 
 
Alpacaly Ever After
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

The Lingholm Estate, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5RY

Do you want to take an alpaca for a walk? Of course you do!

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  • Rail station: Penrith (19 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Trotters World of Animals
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RD

Go wild & experience a world of wildlife! There's over 100 species from Anaconda to Zebra. Rare and endangered species like Gibbons and Asian Fishing Cats, plus family favourites like lemurs and Meerkats. A great day out for all the family.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

Whinlatter Forest is England's only true mountain forest. Rising 1000ft above sea level, Whinlatter provides a whole range of outdoor activities for everyone.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (26 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Mine Tours, at Honister Slate Mine
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN

Guided Mine Tours of England’s oldest working slate mine wend their way through the 900 year old mine deep in the heart of the former volcano, Fleetwith Pike.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (26 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Sailing
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX

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  • Rail station: Penrith (25 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wordsworth House and Garden
VistEngland VAQASNational TrustMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX

A visit to Wordsworth House and Garden is a unique opportunity to experience late 18th-century life at first hand.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (6 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lakes Distillery
Cumbria Tourism Awards WinnerMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Setmurthy, Nr Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, CA13 9SJ

The Lakes Distillery is located next to the River Derwent, which flows from Lake Bassenthwaite and overlooked by the magnificent Skiddaw Mountain.

 
 
 
Mobile Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

127 Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NN

Caving is a unique activity that opens up a whole new world that most of us never get to see.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (18 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Derwent Water Marina
Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityRoyal Yachting Association

Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA8 1NT

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  • Rail station: Penrith (22 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Canoe the view

Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ

With our fun and leisurely half day canoe sessions, we'll teach you basic canoeing and paddling techniques, journey into the quiet bays around the lake shores and visit the islands.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (18 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Keswick on Derwentwater Launch Company

Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ

Launch trips around Derwentwater. Hop and off to enjoy a walk. Rowing boats and self-drive motor boats are available to hire. Private launch hire is also available to special events such as weddings and birthdays.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (16 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Mountain Walking
Green Tourism Gold AwardAdventure Activities Licensing Authority

Stair, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UF

A full or half day exploring the surrounding fells, led by an instructor on a route to suit your groups ability and the weather.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Lakes and Legends

From Moot Hall, Keswick, CA12 5JR

Epic and fun sightseeing tour of the Lake District. Visit the best views, places and sites while following and discovering the Romans, Vikings, Kind Arthur, poets, authors and all the local legends.

 
 
 
Hemmingways Angling Adventures

c/o Shundraw, St Johns in the Vale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RR

Casting tuition and guided days, groups and individuals. All equipment provided.

 
 
 
Keswick Brewing Company
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The Old Brewery, Brewery Lane, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5BY

A small family-run brewery set up with quality and environmental issues at it's heart.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (19 miles)
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
 

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