Keswick Adventures Blog

News and information about our activities and the local area

Keswick Adventures Blog

News and information about our activities and the local area

Plan your visit to Keswick

So you're thinking about visiting the Lake District and staying in Keswick? Great choice! We love it here and wouldn't be anywhere else. We enjoy showing off our home town, too, so we've got plenty of guides to help you plan your trip. Whether you're here for stag do or hen do, having a family break, celebrating a special occasion, or just on a sol...

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Indoor activities in Keswick when it rains

Whether drizzling or pouring, despite the beauty of the landscape, sometimes you want to stay inside when it's wet. But if you're on holiday in Keswick, you don't want to waste your time gazing out of the window of your accommodation - you'll probably want to find something to do that involves a roof over your head. Fortunately, even though Keswick...

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10 Amazing Restaurants in Keswick

Keswick has some incredible restaurants showcasing food from all around the world. From the best burgers to top Thai, there's something to suit everyone. All these restaurants are popular, so remember to book ahead (where possible) to avoid disappointment.  If you're planning a feast after one of our outdoor adventures, we recommend giving you...

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14 Activities in the Lake District you Have to Try

While Keswick is our favourite place in the national park, there are so many things to do in the Lake District that we highly recommend travelling slightly further afield and exploring. Each town, valley and mountain range has something different to offer and there really is something for everyone. Here are just some of the activities you can so in...

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Keswick Adventures’ Round-Up of the Year 2023

We're looking back at another incredible year at Keswick Adventures, with all our highlights from 2023.  New venue After a search lasting a couple of years, and lots of planning, in October we finally moved into our brand new venue at the The Pencil Factory in the centre of Keswick. We'd been at our previous venue, just outside of town, for ye...

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New Indoor Adventures for Keswick

Keswick Adventures has this month launched a set of exciting indoor adventure activities from its new venue in the heart of the town.We have been running outdoor activities around the northern Lake District since 2016 and have expanded so much that we recently relocated to larger premises at The Pencil Factory in Keswick. As part of the move, we ha...

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19 Amazing Things to do in Keswick

Keswick in the Lake District is fantastic, there's no question about it! This gorgeous market town sits on the edge of Derwentwater lake, is surrounded by mountains, and has an incredible amount of things to do both in town and nearby. From wonderful attractions like the scenery and local museums, to fun activities such as axe throwing and kay...

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Helen Skelton’s and Dan Walker’s Hydrospeeding Adventure

Have you been watchingDan and Helen's Pennine Adventure on Channel 5? The two British presenters have been travelling through England along the Pennines - the 'backbone of England' - and enjoying some adventurous activities as they go. The journey takes them from Sheffield - where Dan lives - all the way into Cumbria, Helen's home. Hydrospeeding in...

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Behind the Scenes of The Witcher

Like many enthusiastic fans, we were very excited to see The Witcher back on our screens as Season 3 launched on Netflix. As part of our sister compan...

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Exciting Things to do for Father’s Day in the Lake District

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday the 18th of June 2023 and it’s the perfect day to celebrate your wonderful dad! Forget novelty mugs, silly socks, ...

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11 of the Best Walks In and Around Keswick

Walking in and around Keswick is a real pleasure thanks to the beautiful scenery, range of options, and easy access. It can be just a few minutes by foot, car, boat or bus until you're at the base of a mountain or along the side of a lake. We've spent many years walking around Keswick, so we're confident we can share the best walks with you! Try th...

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Guide to Derwentwater in the Lake District

Derwentwater is one of the Lake District’s most famous and best loved lakes thanks to its ease of access, position close to the town of Keswick, spect...

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The Best Places for Kayaking in the Lake District

Kayaking is one of the most popular outdoor adventures in the Lake District, so it’s fortunate that there are plenty of places where you can get out o...

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Short Walks in Keswick

Although the Lake District is an amazing place for long hikes, sometimes you just want a gentle stroll to stretch your legs, or a short walk to fill i...

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The Best Live Music in Keswick

After we've had a great day on the water we love to head into Keswick to grab a pint at one of the amazing pubs or to sit back and enjoy some live music. During the summer especially, there are lots of brilliant local acts in the pubs, bars and venues across this Lake District town, so you'll be spoiled for choice. Book your adventure and then brow...

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