Things to do
Keswick attracts a wide range of visitors with its variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and galleries, a cinema, leisure centre, museum and well reputed theatre, there is much to see and do for those that like town life. Derwentwater, the nearby lake, offers travel via the launches, boat hire, fishing etc.
The whole Northern Lake District is a haven for walkers and those that enjoy ‘the great outdoors’. There are many other activities in the area to choose from though, including cycling, water sports, fishing, bird watching and golf.
There are many activities, for all ages and abilities, in the Lake District and Cumbria. Below are a selection of website links to activities near Greystones.
Please browse the sites below:
Platty PlusSailing lessons on Derwentwater
Keswick Golf ClubStunning mountain course in Threlkeld
Watendlath Trout FishingNo permits required for this weekly stocked tarn
Whinlatter forestForest visitor centre with awesome walks and mountain bike trails
Keswick Mountain BikesBike sales & service. Mountain bikes for hire.
The Puzzling PlaceA strange and puzzling place!
Keswick Climbing WallExcellent facilities near town centre
Keswick Canoe CompanyCanoeing adventures for all abilities
Cumbria GyroplanesTake a flight in a gyroplane, the Lake District from above!
Places of Interest
Theatre by the LakeFamous theatre located near Lake Derwentwater
Castlerigg Stone CircleKeswicks' ancient stone circle.
The Pencil MuseumWorld famous museum of pencils
King Kong Climbing CentreIndoor climbing centre
Alhambra CinemaCosy, traditional cinema in Keswick
Honister Slate MineWatch slate splitting
Mirehouse Historic HouseHistorical house
Keswick LaunchCruises on Derwentwater
Osprey viewpointVisit the Osprey viewpoint at Dodd Wood
Keswick.org – A comprehensive update on everything in and around the Keswick area. From events, festivals, where to visit, where to eat, where to walk and where to sleep. If it’s going on, it’s all on keswick.org.