The stunningly located town of Keswick is a lake district market town of some 5,000 inhabitants. Situated between the huge bulk of the mountain of Skiddaw and the gentle beauty of the lake Derwentwater, Keswick has become the major centre for tourism in the north lakes.
Keswick is the North Lakes' most popular holiday and day trip destination catering for the needs of hundreds of thousands of tourists, visitors and holidaymakers every year.
There is a wide variety of shops, cafes, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants in the town and for those requiring accommodation there is a wide range of hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, hostels, caravan and camping sites.
Other visitor attractions in Keswick include the highly successful Theatre by the Lake, The Alhambra Cinema, public parks, gardens, museums, swimming pool, stately homes, The Cumberland Pencil Museum and the Cars of The Stars Museum. No visit to Keswick would be complete however without a visit to the lake and what better way to round off your stay than a leisurely Lakeside walk, taking in the beauty of Derwentwater and the surrounding fells.