Keswick Adventures Blog

News and information about our activities and the local area

10 Amazing Restaurants in Keswick

Waiting staff holding a platter that contains two burger and some chunky chips

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

Tarn Hows in the Lake District on a summer day

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

lee-keswick-adventures-tee Lee Simpson of Keswick Adventures in front of Derwentwater

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

indoor-archery-targets Group of people preparing for indoor archery

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

The Keswick Launch boat on Derwentwater, with mountains and Derwent Isle in the background

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

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 f...

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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

Person playing an acoustic guitar

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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The Most Amazing Hen Do Ideas in the Lake District


It’s that time of year for planning your hen do activities and creating a memorable experience for the bride-to-be. Cumbria is an incredible destinati...

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Keswick Adventures’ Round-Up of the Year 2022


Another year is coming to a close so it’s time to look back on 2022 and celebrate the amazing times we’ve had with customers, staff and friends. It’s ...

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9 of the Best Keswick Watersports


Keswick is a real playground for watersports: there’s a reason it’s known as the adventure capital of the Lake District! The town sits on Derwentwater...

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The 15 Best Stag Do Activities in the Lake District


What do you do during a stag weekend in the Lake District? Well, the real question is what can’t you do! For day and night, there are loads of activit...

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9 Amazing Outdoor Team Building Activity Ideas


What could be better for a team building activity day than getting outdoors in the beautiful Lake District and Cumbria, where we have so much open spa...

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What to Do in Keswick in Winter


If you’re in Keswick, chances are you love being in the great outdoors. But sometimes it’s just a bit too cold, wet or wintery and you’d like nothing ...

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Winter 2022 Opening Hours and Christmas Gift Vouchers


As the season comes to a close, we will be wrapping up some activities and taking a partial hibernation until next spring. However, although individua...

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