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Come and be inspired

The beauty of the Lake District has inspired many artists, writers, poets and photographers over the years. Famed for the magnificent scenery the area offers more than just artistic delights. Here is a landscape that can offer adventure to all, such as mountain or valley walking, climbing, cycling on country lanes or mountains, sailing or windsurfing, to name just a few of the possible activities.  Shall we see you here?

William Wordsworth is probably the best known of the Lakeland Poets. Experience the artistic heritage of the Lake District and see the works of today's artists.

For the adventurous of all ages this beautiful and unique environment allows many oportunities to test yourself in outdoor activities.

Experience the natural beauty of Northern Lakeland on foot or by car. Sit, relax and dream, watch amazing wildlife, draw, paint or photograph.

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Lakeland Prints

From Viridian Gallery

Castlerigg by Diane GaineyCastlerigg by Diane Gainey

This print is just £17 delivered.
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Evening Sky by Diane GaineyEvening Sky by Diane Gainey
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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.

Tourist information

Within the KeswickPlus website you will find news and information about attractions and events, tourist information for Keswick & the Lake District, 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.

Reception for Walking with the Wounded team

On Monday 14th September, Keswick welcomes the team of 6 wounded war veterans when they arrive in Market Square after completing the Sca Fell Pike leg of a 1,000 mile walk around Britain. Julia Bradbury, who is in town filming for her new television series will join in congratulating the team as they walk up Market Square to Moot Hall at about 4pm.

More details on climbing with the team and on helping them raise funds are on http://walkingwiththewounded.org.uk/walkofbritain2015/buy-a-mile-2/

Keswick's Committed To Rock will sing in the Square from 3.30pm, with Fluid Productions providing the PA system and there will be an opportunity to raise funds for the charity all day via the mobile Keswick Climbing Wall and by purchasing tiffin from Laura of the Lakes.




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