Accessibility

Accessible Accommodation in the Keswick area

Click here for details of accessible accommodation. Please discuss your individual requirements with the owner prior to booking as facilities vary between properties.

Things To Do and Eating Out

On our website, accessible shops, attractions, outdoor activities and places to eat display a disabled access logo. 

Attractions

Some businesses offer more specific information on their own websites which you can view at the links below -

Theatre by the Lake - click here for accessibility information.

Keswick Museum - click here for accessibility information.

Whinlatter Forest - click here for accessibility information

Mirehouse Historic House & Gardens - click here for accessibility information

Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre delivering outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities. Specialist equipment allows guests to experience a range of activities with rooms designed for the care of those with profound and complex disabilities.

Accessible Walks

Keswick to Calfclose Bay - This is a level walk just beyond the town taking you through the woods as far as Calfclose Bay, back along Derwentwater lakeshore and returning via Hope Park. The section from Keswick town centre, through Hope Park and along the lake as far as Friars Crag is accessible with a wheelchair.

Latrigg - There is a small car park at Gale Road above Applethwaite with a Limited Mobility Path to the summit of Latrigg and the viewpoint over Keswick.

Parks - Both Fitz Park and Hope Park have wide level paths which are wheelchair accessible. Fitz Park has car parking on Crosthwaite Road whilst the Lakeside car park is close to Hope Park and the lake shore.

Car Parking

There are several car parks in Keswick with disabled spaces. Click here for more details.

Radar Accessible Toilets

There are 2 locations in Keswick -

  • Bell Close Car Park
  • Lakeside Car Park

Mobility Scooters and Wheelchair Hire

Mobility scooter hire and wheelchair available from Keswick Motor Company, Lake Road Keswick Tel: 017687 72064

Blog

Freedom Wizard is a charitable organisation which takes people, who for whatever reason are no longer able to manage it under their own steam, out onto the fells in their all-terrain chairs. Read our blog about our dayout with them.