Nestling in a stunning backdrop of the Lakeland fells, Keswick offers an idyllic landscape to visit and stay. It is a beautiful market town located on the shores of Derwentwater in the breath-taking Lake District, which was awarded World Heritage Site status in July 2017.
Keswick is a major tourist centre, steeped in a rich history, offering everything from a wide range of outdoor pursuits and children’s attractions to a vast array of cafés, restaurants and tea shops as well as a wealth of shops, including food, clothing and gifts.
And there are plenty of places to stay, including campsites, B&Bs, self-catering and hotels. For further information on accommodation see our Plan Your Visit to Keswick section.
So, whether it’s a relaxing lakeside stroll, an invigorating hike or a meal in one of the town’s excellent eateries you’re after, you will find everything you need right here in Keswick – a perfect place to reflect, inspire and enjoy!
View the Visit Keswick 2023 guide for the best of Keswick accommodation, dining, shopping, event and attractions.
Packed with lots of useful and interesting information, with an underlying theme of sustainability, the guide will inspire you to make the most of your visit to Keswick!
The Enjoy Keswick website, developed by Keswick Ministries introduces visitors to the many great restaurants, shops and other activities that can be enjoyed during your stay.
Keswick has so much to offer. You can explore the outdoors, go hiking, climbing, canoeing, ghyll scrambling or take days out at the spa, dining, shopping and relaxing in the many cafés – there is something for everyone.