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Browsing attractions within 10 miles of Over Brandelhow


Buttermere Lake

Buttermere is a peaceful lake located in the western corner of the Lake District and surrounded by an impressive, rugged landscape.

-, - (5 miles, 8 km)

Whinlatter Go Ape

One lush green forest and a healthy dollop of breathtaking scenery; a smattering of tree-top high wires, tricky crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires. Whinlatter is the highest Go Ape course in the country, at 360 metres above sea level

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 0845 6439215

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Walking in Seatoller
  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Miles: 8

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Nr Keswick, Cumbria, CA (3 miles, 5 km)

Dungeon Ghyll Force

National Trust property in Great Langdale. 40ft vertical drop. Spectacular scenery. Parking for the walk up to Dungeon Ghyll is available at the foot of Harrison Stickle.

Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU (8 miles, 13 km)

Crummock Water

Crummock Water has unparalleled views. At 2.5 miles long, it is a clear, rocky bottomed lake flanked by steep fellsides of Skiddaw slate.

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Skiddaw & Thirlmere

From the heights of Skiddaw at 3000ft (914m) to the silvan beauty of Thirlmere, one of Lakeland's major lakes, is an accessible area and a delight to explore.

Cumbria, - (3 miles, 5 km)


Rosthwaite, CA (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 01539 822222

Sailing at Derwent Water Marina

We offer Sailing tasters, family sailing sessions or RYA courses

Derwentwater Marina, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA8 1NT (3 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 72912

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From above the shores of Derwentwater, Borrowdale presents an impressive picture - high peaks reflected in the lovely lake. The valley is a paradise for all walkers with low and high routes to suit all tastes.

Cumbria, CA12 5UY (1 miles, 2 km)

Great Gable

Great Gable stands to the north-east of Wastwater and offers a variety of climbs for walkers and climbers.

-, - (6 miles, 9 km)

Hemmingways Angling Adventures

Casting tuition and guided days, groups and individuals. All equipment provided.

Hemmingways Angling Adventures, c/o Shundraw, St Johns in the Vale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RR (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 78575

Rock Climbing

A visit to either a local crag or Keswick Climbing Wall where you will be introduced to basic skills enabling you to reach the top of climbs which become increasingly harder as you gain in experience and confidence.

Newlands Adventure Centre, Stair, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UF (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 017687 78463

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Mine Tours, at Honister Slate Mine

Guided Mine Tours of England’s oldest working slate mine wend their way through the 900 year old mine deep in the heart of the former volcano, Fleetwith Pike.

Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 77230

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The Lakes Distillery

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a working distillery and discover how the Lakes whisky, gin and vodka are produced.

The Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy, Nr Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, CA13 9SJ (9 miles, 14 km)

tel: 017687 88850

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Keswick Launch Comapny

Launch trips around Derwentwater. Hop and off to enjoy a walk. Our four launches have open and covered decks and operate on a regular timetable throughout the year. Private launch hire is available for special events.

Keswick on Derwentwater Launch Company, Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ (3 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 72263


Derwentwater is the widest of the lakes in Cumbria - the Lake District. Overlooked by the mighty Skiddaw and with the bustling market town of Keswick on its northern shore, it is a popular choice with visitors.

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Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

Just a few minutes walk from the town centre in a lovely location beside the river Greta with glorious open views towards Skiddaw and Latrigg, this award-winning attraction offers fascinating changing exhibitions.

Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, Fitz Park, Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4NF (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 73263

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Blencathra - Famous Nelsonn Lakeland Panoramas

Gallery 26 at 27 houses the work of the well known artist, Nelsonn, a painter and sculptor who produces works in series of 26 which are in different materials, styles and subject matter.

68 Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DX (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 72090

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Holme Wood

Holme Wood, owned by the National Trust. The fells on the lake's southern shore are thickly wooded, the name itself derives from the Old Norse for 'leafy lake'.

B5289, South of Cockermouth, Loweswater, Cumbria, - (8 miles, 13 km)


Set near Skiddaw forest overlooking the River Greta in the north of the Lake District, Blencathra is one of the county's most renowned peaks.

-, - (7 miles, 11 km)

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop.

Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria, CA10 2AA (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 0191 2691200

Fultons Lakes Jewellery Works

Explore our range of exquisite jewellery, all handcrafted in our Keswick workshop.

Hendersons Yard, Bell Close Car Park, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5JD (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 79798

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Grisedale Pike

Grisedale Pike forms the backdrop to Derwentwater's western shore.

-, - (4 miles, 6 km)

Eyelusions Exhibition

A unique optical illusion exhibition. Witness balls rolling uphill in the anti-gravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures.

9b Museum Square, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DZ (3 miles, 5 km)

tel: 017687 75102