Keswick

View of Keswick, Cumbria Lake District

KESWICK GUIDE
The Lake District, Cumbria

Set at the northern tip of Derwentwater, Keswick is a short distance from the A66.

With a population of around 4,200 the town size increases considerable during the main tourist season, but is also a destination year round.

You will find great accommodation, spectacular views locally and a wide range of shops and eateries.

PLACES TO STAY
There are dozens of places to stay in Keswick.

You can choose from smart hotels, bed and breakfast, guest houses, cottages and hostels.

Many are close to the town centre, others to Derwentwater, which is on the edge of the town.

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PLACES TO EAT 
The town centre has a wide range of eating houses. Take in a smart restaurant, or queue for fish and chips. The numerous pubs and inns have lunch and dinner menus.

Check the alleyways off the main square, where there are some quirky eateries tucked away in the corners. Coffee and tea shops abound.

THINGS TO DO
Derwentwater is a short stroll from the centre of Keswick. Here you can take trips on the water, feed the ducks or take a walk and enjoy some peace and tranquillity the further you go from the busy end.

Pay a visit to the unique Pencil Museum, of venture up the climbing walls. Take a brewery tour and enjoy in a play at the Theatre by the Lake.

CLOSE BY

  • Theatre by the Lake 0.9 miles
  • Derwentwater 1.7 miles
  • Cat Bells 2.4 miles
  • Go Ape Whinlatter Forest Park 2.9 miles
  • Whinlatter Forest Park 3.4 miles
  • Buttermere 7 miles
  • Wastwater Lake 10.2 miles
  • Scafell Pike 10.8 miles

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