Life of a Mountain Blencathra


Organizer: Keswick Museum

Name: Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

Phone: 017687 73263




Fitz Park
Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria,
CA12 4NF

Price Notes

Regular admission price to the Museum


Travelling from Penrith on A66, follow signs for town centre. Turn right after war memorial on to Station Road.


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 of Threlkeld and Mungrisdale through the centuries and the story of the Sanatorium, farming the land and the Blencathra Hunt (with a chance for a selfie with a Calvert Trust Herdy & Lamb!), Village and mountain sports

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
20/05/2017 04/01/2018 Open daily from 10 am until 4 pm. Last admissions 3.30 pm.