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Perfect Location for Fell Walking: walk straight from the door onto the Keswick Fells & around Derwentwater

Watersports:
Nichol End Marine and Derwentwater Marina a short drive away

Mountain Biking:
prepared Trails in Whinlatter Forest Park 3 miles away

Town Centre Location:
- 2 minutes walk to shops, inns, tea shops and restaurants

Great Location: for visiting other parts of the Lake District including Buttermere, Thirlmere and the Caldbeck Fells

Fancy Some Culture in Keswick?
check out the famous and superbly located Theatre By The Lake

Skiddaw & Derwentwater

The Local Keswick Area...

Keswick is a superb location if you wish to explore the Lake District. The town is on the shores of Derwentwater and is surrounded by beautiful fells.

Superb Fell Walking Country

The walking locally is excellent whatever standard you enjoy. Several major walking routes such as the Cumbria Way and the Allerdale Ramble pass through the area, as well as cycle routes such as the Coast to Coast (C2C). Skiddaw, overlooking Keswick, is the 4th highest mountain in England and the views from the top are well known for being some of the best in the Lakes.

Whether it is walking, boating, climbing, horse riding, paragliding or mountain biking, there is something for everyone in the Keswick area.

Derwentwater

Derwentwater is popular for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, fishing and has its own Launch Service stopping at several points around the Lake, allowing you to walk so far and cruise the rest.

Places to Eat & Drink

The town itself is well known for it's excellent restaurants, tea shops and inns, offering something for every taste and budget.

Or there are plenty of excellent country inns in the surrounding villages such as the Langstrath Country Inn in Stonethwaite (6 miles away) or the Swinside Inn in Newlands Valley (3 miles away).

Local villages such as Portinscale and Braithwaite offer a quiet alternative to the town itself and are within easy walking distance of Keswick.

Other Options

If you want to escape the crowds, the peaceful Northern Fells behind Skiddaw, are only 25 minutes drive away.

There are also many other local attractions to enjoy too, including Rheged Discovery Centre on the A66 towards Penrith (winner of the global "BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards"), the Theatre By The Lake, the Pencil MuseumHonister Slate Mine and Derwentwater Marina.

There is something for everyone around Keswick and Derwentwater!