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.
If you're a history buff, head to the Western Lakes and its fascinating collection of museums. (X4/X5)
For the best seat in the house, catch the circular route for two lakes, a mine and a forest. (77/77A)
Visit Wordsworth's birthplace. The town has plenty of antique shops and galleries. (X4/X5)
Take the lakeside road for walks in Borrowdale, afternoon tea in Grange and the return boat to Keswick. (78)
Whatever the weather, go deep underground and experience guided tours of the original mine. (77A)
Take a walk on the wild side! From alpacas to zebras, it's a fun day out for everyone. (X4)