Boat Landings beside Derwentwater
Walking in the Newlands Valley
Keswick from Latrigg
Fishing in Lakeland
Evening Sun
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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:

Keswick and Derwentwater in Autumn 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.

Cycling and Mountain Biking - we are situated on the C2C route. There are many days out and shorter trips both on and off road. View some local routes.

Nichol End Marina Canoeing and Kayaking - available on Derwentwater and other lakes and rivers. Canoes and Kayaks available for hire locally.

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!

Keswick Market Place

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


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