Keswick is one of the most popular towns in the Lake District and it's easy to see why. There is so much to do in this fabulous area from walking to sightseeing and attractions as well as amazing pubs and food to enjoy. Plus, it's one of the most dog-friendly towns in England! Below we've rounded up 5 of the best things to do in Keswick.
We hope this article gives you some inspiration for things to do if you're staying in one of our Keswick Cottages.
Fitz Park is the perfect place to take the little ones on a sunny day or to relax with a friend or partner, taking tin the views of Latrigg and Skiddaw. The River Greta flows along one side of the park creating a beautiful and peaceful setting.
If you're after a cultural attraction, The Keswick Museum and Art Gallery is a quirky museum with a gallery for the Mountain Heritage Trust.
Castlerigg Stone Circle is an incredible landmark just outside of Keswick. The area has views of Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Blencathra and it is one of the most famous stone circles in Britain. Built over 3000 years BC, it is believed the site was once used for religious or ceremonial occasions. The mystery surrounding Castlerigg makes it one of the most visited places in the Lake District.
The King Kong Climbing Centre offers indoor and outdoor adventures for adults and kids too. Have a go at ice caving, climbing and even caving! This is a great attraction to visit and keep everyone entertained, especially on a rainy day.
Derwentwater has to be one of the Lake District's most beautiful stretches of water. Surrounded by woodland, bays, jetties and fells, the perfect way to take in this gorgeous lake is to hop on one of the Keswick Launches and hop off at the different jetties dotted around the lake.
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