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This typical lakeland town of medieval origin was the home of Coleridge and Southey (who died here); their respective families lived at Greta Hall (private). Thanks to the graphite mined at Borrowdale since the mid-16C, Keswick has the distinction of having been the site of the world's first pencil factory (1832).

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Tourist attractions Keswick : Things to see and do

  • Castlerigg Stone Circle Interesting

    rd. Penrith GB - Keswick CA12

    Castlerigg with its 38 megaliths situated on grassy land near Keswick is older (5 000 years old) than the legendary Stonehenge. Its use, like that of Stonehenge, remains a mystery. The site is all the more remarkable in that it offers a view extendin..

  • Local museum

    50 st. Main GB - Keswick CA12 5JS

    The local museum contains manuscripts by Wordsworth and Southey and the famous musical stones.

  • Pencil Museum

    st. Main GB - Keswick CA12 5NG

    This little but interesting museum describes the process for manufacturing quality pencils.

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Hotels Keswick

  • Inn on the Square

    Main Street GB - Keswick CA12 5JF

    In the Lake District National Park, Inn on the Square has a central location by Keswick’s market square. This family-run property offers Scandinavian-style design combined with Cumbrian elements. Modern bedrooms have an en suite bathroom. The prope..

  • The Royal Oak at Keswick

    Main Street GB - Keswick CA12 5HZ

    The 18th-century Royal Oak at Keswick is located in the market town of Keswick, just 2 miles from Derwentwater. A traditional pub, it offers home-cooked seasonal food, cask ales and cosy en suite accommodation. The Royal Oak at Keswick has elegant e..

  • Skiddaw Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    29-31 Main St GB - Keswick CA12 5BN

    Prix Prices from : 94 £

    Located in the heart of Keswick, Skiddaw Hotel offers good food, and spacious rooms with satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is free WiFi, and permit parking next to the hotel. The 31 Square restaurant serves menus of local produce,..

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