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1. Theatre by the Lake, Keswick – right on the shores of Derwentwater, the theatre has a fine reputation for drama, music and dance.

2. Cumberland Pencil Museum, Keswick – find out how the famous Cumberland brand of pencils are made marvel at the world’s biggest pencil ever made.

3. Unrivalled walking of all grades in the most beautiful part of the UK – the Lake District.

4. Cars of the Stars, Keswick – a host of famous cars from movies and TV can bee seen in this town centre museum including the Thunderbirds Rolls Royce and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

5. Mirehouse, Bassenthwaite – beautiful country house and gardens just outside Keswick that has an unrivalled location between Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake.

Looking over Ashness Bridge to Derwent Water and Skiddaw - Courtesy of Cumbria Tourist Board   Boats on Bassenthwaite Lake - Courtesy Cumbria Tourist Board

6. Keswick Launches – see stunning Derwentwater in its best light by taking a relaxing launch trip on this most famous of lakes.

7. Trotters World of Animals, Bassenthwaite - wildlife park with collection of rare and interesting animals. Primates, antelope, zebra, buffalo, reptile house and bird of prey centre.

8. Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick – this neolithic stone circle ringed by hills creates an inspiring experience for visitors.

9. Puzzling Place , Keswick - holograms, illusions, art work, computer modules and the famous gravity room provide fun for kids and adults alike.

10. Keswick Museum and Art Gallery – get a close up view of Keswick’s links with the lake poets and founders of the National Trust at this charming Victorian museum.

Gill Brow Farm, Newlands Valley, Keswick, Cumbria, Lake District, UK, CA12 5TS  

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