Situated between the huge bulk of Skiddaw and the gentle beauty of Derwentwater, Keswick has become the major centre for tourism in the north lakes. This pretty market town offer a wide range of attractions for visitors, from shops and restaurants to museums with a difference, and boating trips around lake Derwentwater. Keswick has many literary connections, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Hugh Walpole, Robert Southey, William Wordsworth and Alfred Lord Tennyson. The population of Keswick is about 5000.
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The Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Old and new photos of the line with description of all the stations.
Furness of Keswick
A family business offering 9-16 seater minibus service in Keswick for schools, walking parties and outdoor groups.
Keswick Mountain Rescue Team
The team is responsible for rescues in the Northern Lake District. Information about the team and its centre, pictures of the team in action, and previous rescues.
Local and tourist information, accommodation advice and news about Keswick and the Northern Lake District.
Keswick Tourism Association
This official site offers a complete guide to the Heart of the Lake District including hotels, bed and breakfast, guest houses, attractions, shops and diary.
Guide to the village hall, W.I, parish council.
Penrith to Keswick Railway Line Reinstatement Project
A well thought case to try and re-open the scenic railway line between Penrith and Keswick. Photographs news, statistics and costs.
Profile, services and fleet. Also offers a baggage transfer service for walkers and cyclists.
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