What's On - February half term in and around Keswick 2019
Whinlatter Forest Adventure Club
Whinlatter Adventure Club is an amazing holiday club for children aged 7 to 12. This half term expect Jack in the box den building, climate change crafts; chime out in the forest, tree planting & much more! Places are limited, to book a place or for more info contact Sonia Dryden: 017687 78127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org More info.
Sourpuss at Theatre by the Lake
Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. Shut out of the house he feels lost and confused, but the garden soon intrigues him. Watch Sourpuss on his journey of discovery, learning the secrets of the great outdoors. This playful adventure features string and shadow puppets beautifully crafted by hand. More info and book.
Brainiac Live at Theatre by the Lake
Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, due to popular demand Science’s greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance. Based on the multi-award winning TV show, Brainiac Live! is more mischievous than ever before, taking you on a breathless ride through the wild world of the weird and wonderful. More info and book.
Giddy Goat at Theatre by the Lake
With lots of audience participation and inventive musicianship, this family concert will delight young audiences, families and friends of all generations alike. Being a mountain goat is no fun when you are scared of heights - poor Giddy’s head spins and his knees turn to jelly. A wonderful concert to enjoy with family. More info and book.
Read our half term blog for more ideas and inspiration.
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