Keswick Golf Club

At the beautiful heart of the English Lake District, Keswick Golf Club offers a unique golfing experience, with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells, including Blencathra, Skiddaw and the Helvellyn Range. This 18 hole course offers a delightful and varied experience for golfers of all abilities. Measuring just over 6200 yards off the Championship tees, the par of 71 confirms that a round of great character awaits. Special deals available when staying with us.

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

The Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum is situated three miles east of Keswick, in the heart of the breathtaking Lake District in Cumbria. The quarry and museum have been lovingly run by our knowledgeable and dedicated staff for more than ten years, and the site continues to expand through the dedication of the staff and volunteers. The museum offers activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors.


Mirehouse is a family run historic house attraction open to visitors to enjoy its strong literary connections, live piano music and children's activities. Its gardens stretch from Dodd Wood to Bassenthwaite Lake and include four woodland playgrounds, a heather maze, a rhododendron tunnel and poetry walk for children and grown ups alike to enjoy.

Derwent Water Launches

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. Alternatively, stay on the boat and enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.

Pencil Museum

Be amazed at the world's longest colour pencil, marvel at the James Bond style World War II pencil, follow the history of pencil making in words, pictures and lovingly restored machinery, find out exactly how we get a lead into a pencil today and let the kids free to colour & draw in the Kids Art Studio.

Go Ape - Whinlatter

Take one lush, green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; blend with a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings (using ladders, walkways, bridges and tunnels made of wood, rope and super-strong wire) and wind-in-your-face zip wires; finished off with a liberal dose of people in search of their inner Tarzan.

Guided Walks

The Lake District National Park has walks for every ability from ambles around lakes to high ridge walks, with a bit of scrambling. You don't need to worry about navigation and can learn from a knowledgeable local about the area. Pick from short, scenic picnic strolls to full days through spectacular landscape. And they're usually free!

Trotters World of Animals

Located by the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, near Keswick in the Lake District, Trotters is the only Wildlife Park in the north of Cumbria. From Anaconda to Zebra, Trotters has over 100 species of animals including many that are endangered such as Gibbons and Vultures.

Bike Hire

Keswick Bikes have a variety of Cycle Hire options. All are current model bikes not more than a few months old. Helmet & Toolkit including lock and spare tube are provided. We are always delighted to help with route advice at any of our locations, just ask!

Horse & Farrier

The Horse & Farrier has enjoyed an idyllic location in the centre of the picturesque village of Threlkeld, just 4 miles east of Keswick in Cumbria, for over 300 years. Our Restaurant is well known locally for the quality and imagination of its food and our Bar serves some of the best Jennings real ales in the Lake District.