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County - Cumbria | Map
Tel code: 01768 | code search
Postcode: CA12 | code search
Population: 5000
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Keswick History
Birthplace of:
Sara Coleridge
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Food Legends:
Derwentwater Cakes
Folk Customs:
Ambleside Rush-bearing
Grasmere Sports
World Gurning Championships

Keswick Events

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Words by the Water Literature Festival
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Keswick Market
"There is 80 plus stalls on Keswick Thurs & Sat . In 2015 we won best large outdoor market in Britain .Every stall is different ,90% are Cumbrian based .The charter ..." More

Burns Farm Caravan Park
"We have stayed at burns Farm many times over the years and have always found the family to be helpful. The site has splendid views and is only ..." More

Burns Farm Caravan Park
"I found this site very basic, with no hot water either the whole week, also we had nothing but problems waiting and queuing for the showers and sinks, and the ..." More

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"A foodie taking a break in a cottage in the Northwest? For a quick way to stock up on regional produce, regional specialities, organic vegetables and the finer things in ..." More

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Well I stayed in the lovely gill head farm and ...More

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Keswick, a Victorian market town in the heart of the Lake District is dramatically situated between the foot of Skiddaw and the shores of Derwentwater. Whatever you're looking for - history, culture, scenery, activity or just relaxing Keswick has something for everyone. Keswick's largely traffic free town centre has a wide array of specialist shops and galleries and a bustling local market held every Saturday. Take time to stroll though the beautiful parks down to the boat landings on Derwentwater. When you are ready for a rest there are excellent tearooms and cafes. In the evening you will find no shortage of restaurants, cafes and pubs. For those in search of culture the Theatre by the Lake offers music, theatre, dance and much more.

Many people come to Keswick especially for the wide ranging outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, canoeing, climbing and paragliding to name but a few. Keswick plays host to a variety of events and festivals throughout the year. Keswick and the Northern Lakes area offer traditional hospitality with a range of accommodation to suit all ages and pockets. We look forward to welcoming soon in Keswick. Population 5,000

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Keswick I F A
Keswick IFA
Lamont Pridmore
Saint & Co

Attraction

Cars of the Stars Motor Museum
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Cumberland Pencil Museum
Go Ape!
Honister Slate Mine
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery
Keswick-on-Derwentwater Launch Co Ltd
Lonscale Sheepdogs and Farm Visits
Mirehouse
Moot Hall
Seatoller Barn TIC
Thornthwaite Galleries
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
Trotters World of Animals
Whinlatter Forest Park

Budget

Denton House *book online*

YHA Borrowdale *book online*
YHA Derwentwater *book online*
YHA Keswick *book online*

Camping

Burns Farm Caravan Park
Castlerigg Hall Caravan & Camping Park
Gill Head Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Church

St Kentigern

Classes

Yoga - Gina Farncombe

Cottage

Kirkstones at Thwaite Howe Cottages
Manesty Holiday Cottages
Sally's Cottages
Sharpstones at Thwaite Howe Cottages

Dentist

Brundholme Dental Practice

Doctor

Bank Street Surgery
Castlehead Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Cumberland Estate Agents
Keswick Estates
Mitchells Lakeland Properties
Smeatons Estate Agents

Golf Club

Keswick

Health and Fitness Club

Oxley's at Underscar

Hostel

Denton House
YHA Borrowdale
YHA Derwentwater
YHA Keswick

Inn

Horse & Farrier Inn
Keswick Lodge
Kings Arms Hotel
Kings Head Hotel
Queens Hotel
The Royal Oak
Troutbeck Inn

Market

Keswick Market

Performing Arts

Lakedance
Theatre by the Lake

Pub and Bar

Horse & Farrier Inn
Lake Road Inn
Pheasant Inn
Sweeneys Bar Restaurant
Swinside Inn

The Royal Oak

Restaurant

Armathwaite Hall
Borrowdale Gates Country House Hotel
Casa Bella
Horse & Farrier Inn
La Veechia Galleria
Lemon & Lime
Luca's Restaurant
Lyzzick Hall Hotel
Ouse Bridge House
Sweeneys Bar Restaurant
Swinside Inn
Swinside Lodge Hotel
The Royal Oak

Self-Catering

Balmoral Apartment
Dewent Manor at the Derwentwater Hotel
Lynton Lodge Studio
Manesty Holiday Cottages
Sally's Cottages
The Coach House

Solicitor

Oglethorpe & Broatch

Taxi

Autoliner Chauffeur Drive
Davies Taxis
Derwent Taxis
K L M Taxis
Skiddaw Taxis

Theatre

Theatre by the Lake

Vet

R G & J M Gilbert

Sports Clubs

Braithwaite Bowls & TC (Tennis)
Keswick & District LTC (Tennis)
Keswick AC (Athletics)
Keswick RFC Ltd (Rugby Union)

Shops

Bookends
Evergreens
Boots
Peabodys
Keswick Pet Shop
Cotswold Outdoor
George Lightfoot & Son
S & K Butterfield Ltd

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Peabodys
Sharp Edge Gallery
Thornthwaite Galleries
Necessary Angel
Blencathra Art
Strollers
Sundance Wholefoods
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
The Coffee Lounge
Ginger & Pickle
Pillars Coffee Shop
Grange Cafe Ltd
Lakeland Pedlar Wholefood Cafe
Lakeside Tea Gardens
A Different Taste Deli
Ye Olde Friars
Johnsons Fudge Shop
Necessary Angel Contemporary Jewellery & Fine Art
Fat Face
White Stuff
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Antiques

Young John & Son
Lakes Antiques & Collectables
Grisdale Simon

Activities

Go Ape!(Adventure)
Air Ventures Paragliding School(Airsports)
Escape(Airsports)
UK Air Sports(Airsports)
Keswick Mountain Bike Club(Cycling)
Derwent Water Marina(Water Sports)

Places to Stay near Keswick

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Brierholme Guest House (0.04 miles)

Brierholme Guest House
Brierholme provides excellent accommodation in the centre of Keswick, just a 1 minute walk to the town centre. There are wonderful views of the surrounding fells from all the rooms.

* Within 1 minute walk of ... More | visit website
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Dunsford Guest House (0.04 miles)

Dunsford Guest House
Dunsford is a beautifully restored Victorian house providing high quality accommodation exclusively for discerning couples. It is ideally situated in a quiet location and yet is only a two minute walk from the town centre, ... More | visit website
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Queens Hotel (0.10 miles)

Queens Hotel

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The Queens Hotel has enjoyed a perfect location in the centre of picturesque Keswick, in the heart of the English Lake District, since being rebuilt in 1826.Surrounded by stunning mountain ... More

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Skiddaw Hotel (0.10 miles)

Skiddaw Hotel

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Boasting a town centre location set amongst beautiful scenic countryside, the hotel provides a unique oasis the in the centre of the bustling market town of Keswick. Surrounded by the picturesque lakes ... More

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Sally's Cottages (0.19 miles)

Sally
Sally's Cottages is an award-winning local family run holiday cottage letting agency in Keswick with over 475 self-catering holiday cottages across the Lake District and Cumbria. We pride ourselves on our friendly, personal service and ... More | visit website
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Lyndhurst Guest House (0.22 miles)

Lyndhurst Guest House
The Lyndhurst Guest House in Keswick, Cumbria, is a great choice for Lake District accommodation. The Bed and Breakfast is ideally situated for those looking to enjoy a holiday in the Lake District, visiting the ... More | visit website
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Edwardene Hotel (0.22 miles)

Edwardene Hotel

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Welcome to the Edwardene, a beautiful Victorian property full of character & charm with great food & friendly atmosphere With a silver award for excellent levels of quality, cleanliness & customer ... More

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LakeSide House (0.23 miles)

LakeSide House

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Lakeside House has undergone complete restoration and has been redecorated and refurnished to offer luxurious, contemporary guest accommodation for visitors seeking a special bed and breakfast stay in Keswick.

The building ... More

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Howe Keld Lakeland Hotel (0.23 miles)

Howe Keld Lakeland Hotel

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Howe Keld is a quality bed and breakfast hotel in a great location halfway between the town of Keswick and the shores of Lake Derwentwater-both are within a few minutes ... More

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Highfield Hotel & Restaurant (0.24 miles)

Highfield Hotel & Restaurant

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Situated in the small market town of Keswick in the heart of Englandís Lake District, this award winning hotel and restaurant offers magnificent Lakeside views and highly acclaimed cuisine. Highfield Hotel & ... More | visit website

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