Half Term in and around Keswick 2017
Keswick Museum and award-winning film-maker, Terry Abraham, present a rich and fascinating exhibition exploring the landscape, people and history of ‘The People’s Mountain’: How the mountain was made and mined, Life in the villages, the story of the Sanatorium & farming the land. More info.
SOAKED at Threlkeld Village Hall: A play by Emma Rydal, Directed by Peter Macqueen It’s Wine O Clock! When do you stop? Imogen and Rich don’t care if the glass is half full or half empty, as long there is wine in it that’s what’s important. More info
Hallowe'en Crafts at Whinlatter
Come along and join us on 27th Oct as we make hallowe'en bats, cats, witches and wizards! Free of charge. Drop in between 11AM & 3PM. More info.
Wild Wednesday at Whinlatter 25th October & 1st November 11AM – 3PM – Join us for simple crafts & wildlife activities. Free/ drop in. More info.
At Wordsworth House and Garden daily until 29th Oct - Objects of Celebrity - The Bowder Stone 11am – 4pm An exhibition offering a fascinating glimpse into the mad world of Georgian landowner King Pocky and the early tourists who flocked to the Lakes in search of thrills – plus a rock the size of a house! More info.
At Wordsworth House and Garden 24th Oct A life in the landscape 7.30pm Penny Webb, National Trust countryside manager for the North Lakes, shares highlights of her career in conservation. £5p/p inc coffee and cake. Call 01900 824805 to book.
If you're looking for an easy or moderate walk there are seven waymarked walks from the Derwentwater boat landings. Ranging from just 15 minutes to 1¾ hours the routes are easy to follow, whichever one you choose. More info
The Derwentwater Walk - A scenic 10 mile waymarked walk around Derwentwater, Queen of the Lakes. On flat and easy paths, the walk passes through ancient woodlands and along the shores of the lake. The scenery is stunning, with perfect picnic stops and cafes and restaurants en-route. More info.
Go for a bike ride, bring your own or hire. Hire a bike in Keswick town centre or up at Whinlatter Forest. If you want a bit of extra help up the hills there are electric bikes aswell. Visit our cycling page for details of bike hire & cycle routes around Keswick.
There are a wealth of adventurous activities both indoors and outdoors to be enjoyed from tree top adventures to biking, canoeing to climbing walls, ghyll scrambling to horse riding More info.
From fish and chips to a freshly prepared baguette you'll find a a great selection of cafes, takeaways and delis in Keswick. For dinner you'll find an equally impressive choice. More info.
For a bit of retail therapy we have a wide range of independent shops and a twice weekly market on Thursdays and Sundays. Perfect for your everyday needs or a souvenir to take home. More info.
There is a good choice of attractions, museums, wildlife park, visitor centres and parks just waiting to be explored with something for every taste and age group. More info.
Book accommodation quickly and easily on Keswick's tourism website, operated and managed by Keswick Tourism Association. Book Local. Book your accommodation on-line with us and support the local economy.
Stay in superb Self Catering Cottages or plan a break in a luxurious lodge in a holiday park. Stay on a farm and enjoy rural life surrounded by stunning scenery. Choose between B&B, self catering and camping.
Book a stay in a caravan or bring your own and enjoy magnificent views from your door.Try Camping and glamping in wonderfully situated campsites or stay in a hostel or camping barn. Camping in the Lake District has to be one of the great holiday experiences