Cultural Summer Events In Keswick

Summer Events In KeswickSummer events in Keswick, Cumbria are set against a magnificent mountain backdrop that hosts spectacular cultural activities and a feast of fun.

Cumbria is surrounded by festivals, walks, talks, fairs, classes and competitions. Experience the traditions of the Lake District this Summer. So why not plan your summer vacation right now and take a stroll through some of the stunning events coming this year.

Fun Activities To Do in Keswick

If you enjoy outdoor activities try Cumbria’s Grizeldalepen Forest Challenges of zip slides and rope bridges. Make a visit to the world’s longest pencil home and ensure that you don’t leave without paying a visit to Peter Rabbit and friends. Cumbria offers leisure time to families and travellers.

keswick-townThe lake District has plenty of leisure activities. This town comes with a diverse landscape that will enable you to experience a true Cumbrian adventure.

You can traverse down nature trails, laser quest, ten pin bowling and kid’s playgrounds for all ages.

Try your hand at shopping in the Lake District, you will not be disappointed. Take home a souvenir to remember your trip by.

Browse the region’s most enjoyable activities. You can begin at the craft fair to embrace the traditional feel of shopping on the high street, move on to craft centres and independent shops.

Places To Visit

Theatre By The Lake

This warm hearted romance set in the city of Kansas is a great American love story from the 1950s. You can enjoy this great film among many others with your special someone while visiting the beautiful Keswick.

Gladiators & Warriors

This is an ideal summer event for children. Known as a children’s training drill which includes a military drill practise to join the Roman army. You kids will enjoy this perfectly crafted training to uncover the secrets of Gladiator training.


The Cumbrian culinary is a masterpiece. There is so much dedication that goes into preparing food which resembles a work of art. The ingredients are selected carefully, they are combined and prepared until refined, then tried again in a different way.

The Lake District will make you hungry. You can experience the local bakery dishes, real ale, damson gin, high class restaurants and many other specialities. Cumbria is full of inns, pubs, breweries, restaurants and food shops.

Cumbria is full of Lake District attractions for the entire family. Soon you will be wondering where to begin the adventures of exploring this great area. You’ll find a wide range of Keswick hotels with varying rates and offered services to meet your needs with hotels fairy.

Hotels And Accommodation

keswick_lodgeKeswick Lodge

Considered as a luxurious hotel in Keswick, The Keswick Lodge is situated in Keswick’s market town about two miles from Derwentwater. There are 19 rooms that include power showers and many other facilities. Keswick Lodge is one of the many famous Keswick hotels that offers stunning views of the town centre and surrounding hills. This provides you with the perfect opportunity to visit the lake. Room rates start at £82.

edwardine_keswickThe Edwardene Hotel Keswick

Another luxurious hotel in Keswick, the Edwardene Hotel is a beautiful Vistorian property that is situated near the lake, theatre and market place.

It includes eleven en suite rooms and offer guests complete convenience and comfort. Room rates start at £40.

paddocks_keswickThe Paddock Guest House Keswick

The Paddock hotel in Keswick dates back to the 1800’s and is also one in the listed Keswick hotels that offers guests views of the lake, parks, fells and town. It is excellent for walking and climbing. All rooms are en suite and come with many other facilities. Room rates start at £28.

Aerial photos by Simon Ledingham.

Taste Cumbria Food Festival

Just 24 minutes away from Keswick is Cockermouth where a fantastic event called Taste Cumbria Food Festival is going to take place on the weekend of 25th-26th September 2010.

What will be on show?

They tell us that it will be the very best in Cumbrian food, drink and produce – Cockermouth town and regional venues!

Find out all about this event at:  Click here to read more »

Kendal Food Festival

From the 22nd to the 29th of October 2010 Kendal is holding the Kendal and South Lakes Festival of Food which is an eight day event.

This event covers everything about food that you can wish for! There will be activities, demonstrations, talks to excite food lovers of all ages.

Keep an eye on the website:  Kendal Food Fest for upcoming events in the area.

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Keswick Hotels Fairy Awards 2010

Keswick Hotels Fairy is Keswick’s dedicated hotel price comparison website.  It’s totally FREE to use and finds you the cheapest deals on hotels in Keswick in a matter of seconds.  We’re kicking off this years Hotels Fairy Awards by holding local competitions to find the best hotels in the Lake District – one of Britain’s most glorious holiday destinations. Click here to read more »

Keswick Country House Hotel

Keswick Country House Hotel is situated in the beautiful Lake District. It stands on four acres of proudly tended walkways and gardens. The building is Victorian styled and displays an elegant splendour. The bustling town of Keswick is close to the hotel and is a wonderful mixture of pubs, restaurants and little shops. Click here to read more »

Keswick Guest Houses

Keswick is easy to access and is about 20 minutes away from the M6 motorway and alongside the A66 truck road. The closest railway station is Penrith – which is situated on the West Coast Main Line. The bus service to Keswick is the normal transport for most travellers. You can pre book a taxi in Penrith, and many Keswick Guest Houses will make transport arrangements for travllers. Click here to read more »

Swinside Lodge Hotel Keswick

The Swinside Lodge Hotel, one of the renowned Keswick Hotels, boasts of a magnificent Victorian Age home redesigned to welcome guests to the rustic beauty the county of Cumbria has to offer. Located a mere five minutes stroll to the shores of Derwentwater and just right at the foot of Cat’s Bells and within hiking distance of other world renowned fells, the Swinside Lodge Hotel definitely provides guests with more than just comfortable stay in the Cumbrian region.

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The Keswick Lodge

More than just an establishment in the long list of Keswick Hotels for tourists and guests, the Keswick Lodge also has a great history written in its foundation. Originally designed to function as a coaching house during the 18th century, the Keswick Lodge is situated right in the heart of Keswick, a market town that exudes that certain Cumbrian atmosphere. With three of England’s highest summits, Skiddaw, Scafell and Helvellyn, readily accessible to those who want to experience adventure, there is no doubt why the Keswick Lodge is so popular with outdoor enthusiasts.

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Keswick Mountain Festival

Keswick Mountain festival lake district 2015

What The Festival Is All About

If you’re in for some outdoor adventure, then set your sights on one of Lake District’s top festivals! The Keswick Mountain Festival is a celebration of outdoor sports held in the stunning Lake District. It mainly features organised walks, triathlon, climbing, navigational skills and water sports. Plus, there will be a size-able MTB presence! Click here to read more »

Writers wanted for Keswick Theatre

 Keswick Theatre 2015

Keswick Theatre

The Theatre By the Lake in Keswick Is Calling for Submissions from Writers Living in Cumbria, following the success of last years  ‘reading by the lake’ initiated.

It’s a great opportunity for budding writers in the area, if selected will see their work performed live in Keswick. The theatre is seeking entertaining, or original and funny pieces that last just a few minutes and put a grin on audience’s faces.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, check out the full details at