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Adventure into Keswick

Huddled beneath the massive bulk of Skiddaw is a compact town with neat grey stone buildings on the southern bank of the river Greta. Built on the alluvial plain between Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick is one of the area’s busiest and most vibrant locations. The town’s pubs, restaurants, cafes, independant shops and outdoor clothing shops surround the Moot Hall, a distinctive building in the central square which now accommodates the Tourist Information Centre.


Whether you want to explore the lakes and fells, discover the history of the region, have fun or just sit back and enjoy the wealth of art and culture that the Lake District has to offer, Keswick has something for everyone.

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Adventure on the water, It's time to get wet!

Whether you want to be at one with nature and swim in the famous lakes and experience the thrill of open water swimming, paddle board, kayak or canoe along in the sun, or sail. The Lake Derwentwater provides an opportunity to be on the water for all.

Adventure by bike

Whether you are a Mountain Biker or Road Cyclist you are very welcome here. We are just off the Sea to Sea (C2C) Cycle route and eight miles from the 19km Altura Trail in Whinlatter. We are on Cycleroutesuk’ Honister Loop and handy for several of their other excellent tours.

Honister Slate Mine

Honister Slate Mine, this nearby attraction is a unique adrenaline fuelled climbing adventure playground. 

Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter forest is England’s only true mountain forest and boasts dynamic views and unique landscapes and is the home to the new GO APE attraction.

Ghyll Scrambling

An exhilarating wet and wild activity at nearby Honnister Ghyll. 

Eating and Drinking
Eating and Drinking Door Step Walks

Eating and Drinking

We’re looking for the best of local products to bring to you during your stay.

Door Step Walks

We understand the need to reset, take a step back, and explore.

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Dog Friendly

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Home Cooking

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