What to do in the local area


Keswick Tourism – Visit the Keswick Tourism site for lots of information about the local area.

Derwent Launch – Take a stunning trip around Derwent water on the launch.

Honister Slate Mine – Honister has many activities for you to enjoy. There is a mine tour and a via ferrata for the brave, as well as a fabulous slate gift shop and a cafe too.

Theatre by the Lake is a great place to take in a bit of culture.

Whinlatter Forest  is part of the Forestry Commission and is a few miles out of Keswick. There are many bike trails, walk, a fantastic adventure playground, cafe and gift shop.

Keswick Museum has in recent years had a refurbishment and has a couple of rooms showing local artefacts and culture.


One of the best things you can do whilst visiting Seatoller is take in the beautiful scenery and fresh country air through fell walking. Here are some links to give you some ideas on walks of all levels.