At 3 miles long and a mile wide Derwent is one of the principal lakes in the famous District, offering a wide range of watersports and leisure activities, as well as wonderful walks, views and natural environment.
Keswick Extreme, 0.5 mile
A well-established local business offering a full range of thrilling activities such as Ghyll Scrambling, gorge walking and canyoning.
Derwent Water Marina, 300 metres
A hive of activity – with the opportunity to try out sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding on your own or in groups.
Derwent Pencil Museum, 1 mile
Located in Derwent, the home of the first ever pencil, discover stories of World War II, hidden maps, an 8-metre long colour pencil, as well as fine art shop, workshops and café.
Alhambra Cinema, 1.3 miles
A traditional, independent cinema that was built in 1913 and still hosts the Keswick Film Club every Sunday evening screening the best of British and World cinema, as well as hosting the Keswick Film Festival in spring.
Theatre by the Lake, 1.7 miles
An absolute gem – one of the most beautiful venues imaginable for a theatre, with a regular programme of high-quality productions. Why not arrive by boat!