Keswick and the Lake District
Keswick is situated adjacent to Derwentwater, in the heart of the Lake District among some of the most dramatic scenery in England. The whole area offers a wide range of activities:
Walking - the area abounds with walks of the highest quality and of all grades both on the fells, around the lakes and in the valleys. Some useful route guides can be downloaded to help you pre-plan your holiday walkling.
Climbing - rock climbing to all grades is widely available. Keswick also has its own artificial climbing wall.
Paragliding - The North lakes boast over 20 recognised sites, some challenging cross country terrain, 2 schools and tandem flights.
Fishing - there are course and game fishing opportunities on local lakes and rivers. Full advice and guidance can be given.
Pony Trekking - there are local facilities in the Keswick area, and also Llama trekking!
Sport - other local facilities include golf, bowls, tennis and swimming.
Car Drives - various itineries can be suggested taking in some of the most impressive views, passes, lakes, etc which the Lake District has to offer.
Shopping - Keswick has numerous individual type shops and a thriving Saturday street market, and a growing farmers' market on Thursdays.
Museums - among the local attractions are the town museum and the popular Cumberland Pencil Factory Museum