Autumn on Derwentwater


Lakeland Village Guest House Accommodation

Jenkin Hill Cottage is quietly situated in the village of Thornthwaite, beside Whinlatter Forest, close to Bassenthwaite Lake. Just 3 miles from Keswick town centre.

Jenkin Hill Cottage Guest House

En-suite rooms, gardens, car park, free WiFi.

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Lakeland Prints

From Viridian Gallery

Castlerigg by Diane GaineyCastlerigg by Diane Gainey

This print is just £17 delivered.
Information and more prints.

Evening Sky by Diane GaineyEvening Sky by Diane Gainey
Order on-line.

Annual Festivals in Keswick

The  Keswick Film Festival takes place in  February. There are Keswick Fiml Club presentations throught the year.

The Words by the Water Literary Festival is held in March at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswicks. Check in January for the program of the next festival to be held.


jazzbandThe Annual  Keswick Jazz Festival takes place in early May. News of next year's festival will be posted  on



The Keswick Mountain Festival, mid-late May

keswickmountainfestivalWith a program designed to appeal to all who love the Lake District and great mountain scenery worldwide, the Keswick Mountain Festival offers many activites and a choice of walks led by experienced leaders. There is alco an exciting series of talks from leading mountaineers and outdoor personalities.

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The Keswick Beer Festival takes place in early June. Good beers, good ciders, good weather (hopefully)  and good entertainment! Tickets for next year will go on sale in December - see

The photo is of The Monologues performing in the beer tent on the Sunday evening, 2011.




For all events try to book your accommodation well in advance or you may be disappointed.




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