Things to see and do - Keswick
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Keswick Travel guide
Keswick : Michelin's recommendations
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).
Tourist attractions Keswick : Things to see and do
rd. Penrith GB - Keswick CA12
Catslerigg 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..
50 st. Main GB - Keswick CA12 5JS
The local museum contains manuscripts by Wordsworth and Southey and the famous musical stones.
st. Main GB - Keswick CA12 5NG
This little but interesting museum describes the process for manufacturing quality pencils.
The Heads GB - Keswick CA12 5ER
Highfield has a multi-award-winning restaurant, magnificent lake and mountain views and its own private car park. The beautiful rooms have en suite bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities and DVD players. The menu at the Highfield Hotel & Restaurant..
29-31 Main St GB - Keswick CA12 5BN
Prix Prices from : 89 £
Located in the heart of Keswick, Skiddaw Hotel offers good food, and spacious rooms with satellite TV and tea/coffee facilities. There is free Wi-Fi, and free parking next to the hotel. The 31 Square restaurant serves menus of local produce, while t..
Main Street GB - Keswick CA12 5BN
On Keswick’s main street, 10 minutes’ walk from Derwentwater, The Kings Arms Hotel offers easy access to the Lake District. A private bathroom is included in each room, which has a modern or classic décor and a TV. Full English breakfasts and tradit..
Newlands GB - Portinscale CA12 5UE
34 Lake Rd GB - Keswick CA12 5DQ
Popular local eatery with scrubbed wood flooring, etched glass dividers and a buzzy atmosphere. Seasonally changing dishes have subtle Mediterranean influences; some come in two sizes. Good value menus.
GB - Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE
GB - Bassenthwaite CA7 1HH
Magic Hill, Whinlatter Forest GB - Braithwaite CA12 5TW
A keenly run restaurant in a superb forest setting, with a lovely terrace and great views over the fells and valley below. Lunch offers robust dishes to satisfy walkers and dinner is more modern; many ingredients are foraged from the surrounding fore..