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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
 
 
 
Mobile Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

127 Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NN

 
 
 
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!

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Lakes Distillery
Cumbria Tourism Awards WinnerMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Setmurthy, Nr Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, CA13 9SJ

The distillery is set in what used to be a Victorian Model Farm, which has been carefully renovated, and is now a stunning set of buildings.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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

 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Cumberland Pencil Museum

Southey Works, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG

Visit Keswick, the home of the first pencil, and pencil perfection since 1832. Walk through a replica of the Seathwaite Mine, where graphite was first discovered. Trace the history of pencil manufacture over the last 350 years.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (20 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lingholme Sporting Quad Bike Treks

Lingholm Sporting Quad Treks, Derwent Bay, Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5UB

We offer fantastic off-road quad bike treks in the heart of the Lake District with some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (18 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Keswick Brewing Company
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

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)
 
 
 
Lake District Paddle Boarding

Lake District Paintball, Birkmere Nursery, Potters Lane, Newton Reigny, Blencow, Penrith, CA11 0DA

Lake District Paddle Boarding is the Lake Districts only dedicated SUP provider.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Keswick Bikes

Southey Hill Trading Estate, Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5ND

 
 
 
Newlands Adventure Centre
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
 
 
 
Cyclewise Whinlatter
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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
 
 
 
Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum

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

Mining and quarrying heritage of Cumbria. Underground guided tours. Narrow gauge industrial railway. Largest collection of cable excavators in Europe, over 50. Vintage excavator trust working weekends in May and Sep.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
 

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