Newlands Adventure Centre

Newlands Adventure Centre is Keswick’s largest provider of outdoor activities and the UK’s longest established outdoor activity centre.

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Derwent Pencil Museum

Derwent Pencil Museum, the home of the first pencil, and the Cumberland Pencil Company, manufacturers of Derwent pencil perfection since 1832.

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Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest is a great day out for all ages offering mountain bike trails, forest walks and a visitor centre. Pick up a map and go exploring taking in the stunning views across Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick.

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Keswick Launch Company

Located on the lake shore of Derwentwater, the launch company offers Lake District cruises around Derwentwater throughout the year. The launches start their journey from the Keswick boat landings and cruise around the lake stopping at seven lakeshore jetties where you may embark or join the various boats.

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Fitz Park

Fitz Park has a riverside setting with glorious open views towards Skiddaw and Latrigg and is an ideal spot for picnics.

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Castlerigg Stone Circle

One of Britain’s most impressive prehistoric monuments sits on a low hill to the east of Keswick with a ring of mountains surrounding it.┬áCastlerigg Stone Circle┬áis one of the earliest stone circles to be found in Britain and is important in terms of megalithic astronomy and geometry.

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