Keswick is a wonderful place to be based if you wish to explore the Lake District. The town is on the shores of Derwentwater and is surrounded by majestic mountains. The walking locally is superb 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, at 3053 feet is the 4th highest mountain in England and the views from the top are superb.
Whether it is walking, boating, climbing, horse riding, paragliding or mountain biking, there is something for everyone in the Keswick area.
Derwentwater is popular for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing and has its own Launch Service stopping at several points around the Lake. Boats can be hired from Nichol End Marine at Portinscale, about 2 miles from Keswick.
The town is well known for it’s excellent eating and drinking establishments, with a wide range of restaurants, inns, and tea shops. We can give advice on the local favourites.
Outdoor shops abound if you need that essential outdoor equipment for the fells – Keswick is the home of the famous George Fisher outdoor shop on Lake Road.
For those of you into golf, Keswick Golf Club has an 18 hole golf course at Threlkeld Hall, just 5 miles from Keswick. Superb course surrounded by stunning scenery! 10% off green fees at Keswick Golf Club when booked through us.