Keswick

The main street/market square and The Moot Hall. Keswick is located just off the A66 road, approx. 22 miles west of Penrith. An old market town close to the shore of Derwent water, it’s one of the main Lake District centres for water sports, climbing and fell walking. There are plenty of pubs, shops of all kinds, (including outdoor wear and equipment)a beautiful park, with crazy golf, 18 hole mini golf and 18 hole putting green. The Theatre by the Lake is an excellent place to visit, with plays, music festivals, lectures and various talks going on there all year round.

This end of the Moot Hall is the
National Parks Info. Office

This plaque is on the other end of the
Moot Hall

The Pack Horse Inn shopping centre is just off the main street near the Moot Hall.Walk through the centre and you come to the Motor Museum, full of well known vehicles

One of the entrances to Fitz Park Closer look at war memorial

Some of the excellent shows of flowers, bushes and shrubs in Hope Park.
Hope Park was donated to the town in 1974 by Sir Percy and Lady Hope for the pleasure
and benefit of the towns people and visitors

Get your tickets for the crazy golf and mini golf from the park office.

The Crazy golf course and the mini golf course
Walk out of Hope Park towards the lake and on the right hand side you come to Crow park. Some spectacular views of the lake and surrounding hills can be seen from here

The Theatre by the lake just over the
road from Crow Park

Call in the cafe for a coffee and a sticky bun

The car park near the theatre is plenty big enough for a couple of hundred cars.
Carry on past Crow Park and the Theatre by the Lake and you come to the lake. You can hire a boat, feed the ducks and swans or go for a cruise around the lake, the choice is yours.

Four views of the beach area at the end of the road to the lake. The road may end here but
you can walk for miles around the edge of the lake if you want but please follow the country code
The island in the centre of the photo is owned by the National Trust
and is open to the public just one day each year.
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