Keswick is the North Lakes' most popular holiday and day trip destination. Nestling between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake, the town is situated in an idylic location in the Lake District National Park.
To cater for the needs of tourists, visitors and holidaymakers, there is a wide variety of shops, cafes, tea and coffee rooms, pubs and restaurants. For those requiring holiday accommodation in this part of the Lake District there is a wide range of hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, hostels, self catering cottages, camp sites etc.
Attractions in the Northern Lakes are popular with both tourists and locals, and include the highly successful Theatre by the Lake, cinema, public parks, gardens, museums, swimming pool, stately homes, many different galleries and of course, the lakes and the spectacular fells.
Within the KeswickPlus website you will find news and information about attractions and events, tourist information for Keswick, a guide to accommodation, hotels, B&Bs and cottages in the Keswick area. See also news of local events and festivals, including the annual Beer Festival and the exciting Keswick Mountain Festival.
Looking for a place to stay in Keswick and the North Lake District? For the many thousands of people who take a holiday or short break in the Keswick area every year finding the right accommodation is very important. See our North Lake District accommodation guide for information about welcoming and friendly Lake District accommodation, from small bed and breakfast (B&B) or guest house to Country House Hotel or self catering apartments, cottages and mobile homes.
With the town centre Christmas Lights having been switched on during a fun event on 21st November the town already looks to be in true festive mode for the lead up to Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Theatre by the Lake presents Peter Pan on stage from 29th November (until 31st January). From Monday 1st December a new event for Keswick starts - The Keswick Live Advent Calendar.
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery has arranged a Christmas Events Programme of Festive Fun for Families. Download the events program.