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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
 
 
 
Go Ape!
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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

 
 
 
Sailing Tuition

The Spit, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0PE

Get yourself afloat amongst the stunning scenery of Ullswater! We offer RYA recognised Sailing Tuition for all ages and abilities, and the emphasis is on having fun in a safe environment with one of our experienced friendly Instructors.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Infinity Bridge
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

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

Named so because often you are unable to see the other end! Strung accross a breathtaking gorge high up on the mountain, 2,000 feet above the valley floor. The Infinity Bridge is the longest of this type of bridge in Britain.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (26 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Aira Force Waterfall

Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet. Its roaring falls set amongst enchanting woodland and landscaped glades with cheeky red squirrels and perfect picnic spots make for a great family day out.

 
 
 
Theatre by the Lake
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
The Pencil Museum

Southey Works, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG

Located in Keswick, the home of the first pencil, visitors enter this museum through a replica graphite mine which would have served as the source of the pencil industry over three centuries ago.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (20 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Mobile Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

127 Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NN

THE most popular outdoor activity in the Lakes!

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  • Rail station: Penrith (18 miles)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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!

 
 
 
Alpacaly Ever After
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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)
 
 
 
Archery
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Rookin House Activity Centre, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS

Archery is a great activity for a couple of people or a large group to enjoy some fresh air, banter and some healthy competition.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cyclewise Whinlatter
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Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

British Cycling’s 1st accredited training centre, based at the famous Altura Trails in Whinlatter, Keswick.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (25 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Threlkeld Quarry Museum

Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TT

We are a museum of Mining and quarrying heritage of Cumbria.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens
Cumbria Tourism Awards WinnerHistoric Houses Association Friends Scheme

Underskiddaw, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE

A family-run historic house with strong literacy connections in a fantastic setting. Live piano music and children's quiz in house. Four woodland playgrounds, lakeside and poetry walks in the grounds. Excellent tearoom specialising in Cumbr

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  • Rail station: Penrith (20 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 

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