Welcome to Keswick the Lake District. Here you can plan your stay and book your stay on Keswick’s Official Visitor Website
Discover where to eat, sleep, shop and have fun in Keswick the Lake District.
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Book quality Guest houses and experience a true Lake District welcome or spoil yourself in a luxurious Hotel
Stay in superb Self Catering Cottages in idyllic valley and town locations
We are surrounded by stunning scenery and fabulous things to do.
Explore our six lakes – Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite Lake, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Loweswater and Thirlmere
Discover our valleys - Borrowdale, Buttermere, Newlands, Derwent, St John’s in the Valley and back of Skiddaw
Climb our mountains – Skiddaw, Catbells, Blencathra, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn
One of the pleasures of Words by the Water is that the speakers are playing themselves. The words are their own; they wear their usual clothes; their views are unrehearsed; there is no role to hide behind. This makes for a lively event and vibrancy for the audience. There are many other joys to be had at the festival: browse through the following pages and you will see the richness of the programme, the range of topics covered and the variety of the speakers.