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Lake District Activities and information for Keswick and the North Lakes

Useful Links
Theatre by the Lake – Keswick’s own award winning Theatre on the shores of Derwentwater
Honister Slate Mine – Via Ferrata, Underground Mine Tours and learn how slate is mined
Go Ape in Whinlatter Forest – Tree Top adventures for all, only a few miles from Keswick
Alhambra Cinema – Top Films and a quality traditional Cinema in Keswick
Keswick Museum – A gem of a museum showing the history of Keswick and its many artifacts
Keswick Launch – Lake cruises on Derwentwater, rowing boats and motor boat hire.
Keswick Climbing Wall – Indoor climbing and outdoor activities
Rheged – Large screen movies and many things to do, exhibitions, displays and shops. Well worth a visit
Keswick Golf Club Enjoy a round of golf on one of the UK’s most beautiful courses
The Cumberland Pencil Museum – The famous Keswick pencil museum
Osprey Watch – Keep in touch with our own nesting Osprey
The Puzzling Place – Where seeing is not always, believing

Local Restaurants – A selection of local eating places that we recommend but there are many. many others.
Morrels – A fine restaurant on Lake road. Modern style and great food – tel 017687 72666
Casa Bella – Family run Italian style restaurant specialising in freshly cooked pasta and pizza – tel 017687 75575

North Cumbria Festivals
Keswick Beer Festival – Popular annual beer festival held at Keswick Rugby Club on the first weekend in June
Keswick Film Festival – A fantastic programme of film from around the world.
Words By The Water – Keswicks literature Festival based at The Theatre by the Lake
Keswick Convention – Keswick’s Christian Convention which has been taking place since 1875

Outdoor Activities – Guiding/Climbing/Scrambling/Cycling
Chase Adventure Centre – Organised activities for all grades in Climbing, Canoeing, Gyhll Scrambling etc.
More Than Mountains – Instruction in Climbing, Scrambling, Navigation, Guided Walks
Mobile Adventure – Keswick based Lake District Outdoor Activities to suit all grades and skill levels
Keswick Rambles – Daily walks from Keswick. See website for full details
The Lake District Walker – Based in Cockermouth and offering Guided Fell Walks in the Lake District
Pace the Peaks – Fell walking in the Lake District with Cathy Colam

Lake District Walking Routes and Photography Sites
Lake District Walks – Lake District walks and photos of Keswick area and others.
Trekking BritainInteresting walk routes and images from around the UK
Mad About Mountains – Photo images of Lake District fells
Sharp Edge Images – Talented Keswick based photographer Stuart Holmes with work around the World

Official Tourist Information Sites
The Official Keswick Website – – Keswick Tourism Association, Accommodation, Walking Routes, Activities, Attractions, Adventure, Travel Timetables, What to see and What to do, and much more.
Lake District National Park Authority – Official Site for LDNPA
Cumbria TourismRegional tourist board web site for the Lake District and the whole of Cumbria
Visit Britain – Official site for all tourism businesses in Britain
Visit England – Accommodation and visitor attractions in England
The National Trust – Information on National Trust land & properties in the Lake District and the whole of Britain

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