Things to do in Keswick

Keswick has something for everyone, all year round! The town has a great range of outdoor shops, along with a wealth of independent stores. The local market is held in the centre of town every Thursday and Saturday. There are art galleries, museums, including the Pencil Museum, and many historic houses close by. Eating out in Keswick is an event, with its’ vast array of cafes, restaurants and warm and welcoming pubs.

Enjoy the parks, tennis courts, putting greens, pitch and put or spend a relaxing afternoon watching the cricket or bowling. Take time out to catch a performance at the Theatre by the Lake. Most importantly do not miss Derwentwater – a fantastic Lake surrounded by the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District – stroll down to it, walk around it, try a new activity on it, take the launch boat along it, walk the fells surrounding it….

The area is an amazing place for walking, climbing and cycling. Discover the fells and trails of the Northern Lakes. Whether experienced or a novice there is something here for everyone. Even at the height of the season you can still find peace and tranquillity. Explore the surrounding area: Buttermere Lake and Crummock Water, picturesque valleys and villages all within a short distance and easily accessible by car or by using the local bus services.

Keswick is a perfect place for a relaxing break, an action packed holiday or a central base to discover the Lake District National Park.