Summer holidays in and around Keswick
BRICK SCIENCE: RHEGED’S LEGO LAB
Friday 12 July – Sunday 1 September 2019
This Summer experience an interactive and fun-filled LEGO® laboratory, featuring dozens of things to do across 6 science themes!
Follow the Zog Activity Trail at Whinlatter Forest
Head on an exciting forest journey with Zog and his friends! Follow the trail markers through the woods to find familiar characters from the story, collect stars as you learn like Zog did at dragon school, and complete interesting challenges along the way.
Enjoy a full day out in Whinlatter Forest with fun for all ages - walking and cycling trails, wild play trail, Segway, Go Ape...read more
Try something new
Why not try something adventurous this summer - experience something new as a family.Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as go ape, cycling, rock climbing, via ferrata and zip wire adventures plus water sports such sailing, canoeing, paddle boarding and kayaking,
FREE weekly storytelling sessions which take place on Fridays from 10.30am to 11.15am at Theatre by the Lake.
Join in a Lake District National Park guided walk
Let someone else do all the planning and just enjoy the walk.
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.
Food and Drink
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, leisure pool and parks just waiting to be explored with something for every taste and age group. More info.
Visit Keswick Blogs
Read our blogs for some great ideas for fun family days out around Keswick.
Visit Keswick Itineraries
We've put together some of our favourite things to do in and around Keswick allowing you to mix and match and create your own itinerary.
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.