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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

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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!

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
Trotters World of Animals
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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
 
 
 
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
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Mobile Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

127 Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NN

 
 
 
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre
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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
 
 
 
Lakes Distillery
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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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Gallery 26 at 27
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27 Station Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5HH

Gallery 26 at 27 houses the work of the well known artist, Nelsonn, a painter and sculptor who produces works in series of 26 which are in different materials, styles and subject matter.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (17 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Langstons No 1 Gin

Underskiddaw, Keswick, CA12 4QA

Langtons No 1 Gin is a celebration of the Lake District using pure slate filtered water from an ancient aquifer hidden deep beneath Skiddaw mountain and carefully chosen botanicals creating a gin of unsurpassed smoothness.

 
 
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
 
 
 
 

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