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About Keswick, the Lake District

Keswick is a small market town in the Northern Lake District which is encircled by the grandeur of the high fells and lying on the shores of picturesque Derwentwater. An idyllic location not only for all season walking, climbing, sailing, mountain biking, fell running and cycling but also provides a wealth of low level paths and less arduous fells for those who want to take things easier.

Things To Do

TripAdvisor Top 10 Things To Do in Keswick
See reviews and photos of Keswick tourist attractions.
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Eating Out

Eating Out in Keswick
A directory of places to eat in Keswick from Keswick Tourism.
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TripAdvisor Top 10 Best Keswick Restaurants
See reviews for the best dining in Keswick, Lake District.
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Explore the surrounding picturesque area straight from the cottage on foot!

Guided Walks
The Lake District National Park organise guided walks graded from easy through to hard so you can find the walk that is perfect for you.
Guided Walks

Family Walks
There are a number of easy small hills and fells to walk, ideally suited for families and novice hill walkers.
Family Walks around Keswick

Forest Walks
Whinlatter, England’s only mountain forest, offers mountains of walking trails with unrivalled views across the Lakes. There are miles of surfaced trails and tracks for you to explore.
Walking in Whinlatter

Safety on the fells
Before heading out onto the fells we strongly advise that you fully prepare for unpredictable weather, and difficult terrain.
Stay Safe on the Fells

What’s On

Keswick Events and Festivals
Keswick is home to a variety of events and festivals. Keswick Tourism’s events calendar is the best place to check out what’s going on in Keswick.
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Tourist Information

Visit Keswick
The official tourist information website for Keswick.
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Go Lakes
The official guide to the Lake District, Cumbria.
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BBC Weather Keswick
The Lake District weather is an unpredictable mistress. See what the BBC predict.
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Met Office
Keswick weather direct from the Met Office.
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Local forecast for the Lake District National Park.
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