Keswick Buses - Explore the area during your visit

There's so much to see in this welcoming market town. With its incredible mountain backdrop and Derwent Water, Keswick is the gateway for walking, sailing and scenery. Explore Derwent Water on the Keswick Launch, or enjoy the stunning lake views from the National Trust's Friar's Crag walk.

A lively town with a plentiful selection of outdoor equipment shops and a very popular Saturday market, it boasts three parks and two museums.


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Keswick to.......

Lodore 13 mins by bus


 Enjoy scenery from 'Surprise View' and explore Ashness Bridge. Catch the Keswick Launch    on the trip back with a bus & boat ticket. (78)



 Ambleside 45 mins by bus


 A bustling market town. Get a bus & boat ticket and catch the steamer for a leisurely boat ride or amble around the shops. (555)



 Workington 55 mins by bus



 If you're a history buff, head to the Western Lakes and its fascinating collection of museums. (X4/X5)


 Grasmere 30 mins by bus  




A busy, attractive village. Visit Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum then stock up at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. (555)


Buttermere   every 60 mins  

90 x 70



For the best seat in the house, catch the circular route for two lakes, a mine and a forest. (77/77A)

 Cockermouth 32 mins by bus  




Visit Wordsworth's birthplace. The town has plenty of antique shops and galleries. (X4/X5)




Things to do........

Borrowdale Valley 13 mins by bus



 Take the lakeside road for walks in Borrowdale, afternoon tea in Grange and the return boat to Keswick. (78)


Honister Mountain Adventure 13 mins by bus 



 Whatever the weather, go deep underground and experience guided tours of the original mine. (77A)



Lake District Wildlife Park 24 mins by bus



 Take a walk on the wild side! From alpacas to zebras, it's a fun day out for everyone. (X4)

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