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About Keswick

Keswick is the perfect place to stay for exploring the Lake District. Here's a handy guide of useful links to help you plan.

Clockwise from top left: (1) Moot Hall in Keswick town centre, (2) Keswick Launch on Derwentwater, (3) Winter walking with views towards Latrigg and Skiddaw (4) View of Keswick from the top of Catbells.

About Keswick, the Lake District

Keswick, a small market town in the Northern Lake District which is encircled by the grandeur of the high fells and lying on the shores of picturesque Derwentwater. An idyllic location not only for all season walking, climbing, sailing, mountain biking, fell running and cycling but also provides a wealth of low level paths and less arduous fells for those who want to take things easier.

Things to do

TripAdvisor Top 10 Things to do in Keswick

See reviews and photos of Keswick tourist attractions.

Eating Out

Restaurants in Keswick

A directory of places to eat in Keswick from Keswick Tourism.

TripAdvisor Top 10 Best Keswick Restaurants

See reviews for the best dining in Keswick, Lake District.

What’s On

Keswick Events & Festivals

Keswick Tourism’s guide to events and festivals in Keswick.

Events in the Lake District

Golakes guide to what’s on in Eden Valley.

Tourist Information

Visit Keswick

The official tourism website for Keswick in The Lake District.

Go Lakes

The official website for The Lake District, Cumbria.

Weather & Travel

BBC Weather Keswick

The Lake District weather is an unpredictable mistress. See what the BBC predict.

Met Office

Keswick weather direct from the Met Office.

Weatherline

Local forecast for the Lake District National Park.

BBC Cumbria Traffic News

Up to date travel info on road works, closures etc.