THE LAKE DISTRICT - THINGS TO DO
Keswick is located in the Northern Lake District, 16 miles West of Penrith and 30 miles South of Carlisle.
The town is situated at the foot of the Skiddaw mountain range and at the Northern end of Derwentwater, the widest lake in the Lake District. The town attracts a wide range of visitors who enjoy the beauty of the area. There are variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and galleries, a cinema, leisure centre, museum and the award winning Theatre by the Lake. There are also some stunning parks and the nearby lake, where you can hire rowing boats or take the launch. A number of places of interest nearby make this an exciting area to stay.
Keswick is a haven for walkers who visit the beautiful town as a base for some of the best and most famous walks in England. Many visitors travel down Borrowdale Valley which is the most direct route to ascend Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. There are many other activities to choose from in the area including cycling, water sports, fishing, bird watching and golf.
To the right is a selection of website links to activities for all ages. We are more than happy to advise and help with activities during your stay in our guest house and have many leaflets, maps and brochures to help you plan your activities.
Theatre by the Lake:
Tarn Hows is an ambassador of the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick. When you book with us you get a discount off your tickets to the main shows at the theatre. Go online at www.theatrebythelake.com or book your tickets at the box office on 017687 74411. Don't forget to use our discount code provided on your booking confirmation.