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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 (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 017687 88850

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Lake View Restaurant

Connoisseurs of fine cuisine will find much to appreciate at Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa.

Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa, Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RE (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01768 776551

 
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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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 (2 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 79798

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Grisedale Pike

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

-, - (3 miles, 4 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 (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 0845 6439215

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Loweswater

Loweswater is a small hamlet situated between Loweswater and Crummock waters. It is home to The Kirkstile Inn which has been providing food and shelter for some 400 hundred years, and now has it's very own brewery.

Loweswater, Cumbria, CA13 0RU (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01539 822222

 
Buttermere Lake

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

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Kirkgate Centre

A lively arts centre in the centre of Cockermouth, the Kirkgate shows regular films, live music nights and a range of theatre productions. Call the Box Office on 01900 826448.

Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9PJ (9 miles, 15 km)

tel: 01900 826448

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Bitter End

CAMRA's Cumbria Pub of the Year 2000 and home to one of the smallest breweries in the county.

The Bitter End Brew Pub, 15 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9PJ (9 miles, 15 km)

tel: 01900 828993

 
Dob Ghyll

Commence from the Dob Gill Car Park around a kilometre along the road from Wythburn on the western bank of Thirlmere. Take the footpath that ascends through woodland from the back of the car park.

Thirlmere Reservoir, Wythburn, Cumbria, - (7 miles, 11 km)

 
Buttermere Ayrshires Ice Cream

Speciality: Ice-cream

Syke Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9XA (5 miles, 7 km)

tel: 017687 70277

 
Skiddaw

This mountain is one of the oldest formations in the Lake District (and indeed in Europe) and provides a variety of gentle ascents for even the most inexperienced walker. Skiddaw overlooks the popular market town of Keswick.

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Blencathra Centre

The Blencathra Centre has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality programmes, over 5000 visitors and 90% repeat business and is committed to helping people discover, explore, understand and be inspired by the natural world.

Field Studies Council Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4SG (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 017687 79601

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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 (2 miles, 4 km)

tel: 017687 72090

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Altura trail south loop

Whinlatter Forest is England's only true mountain forest. Rising 1000ft above sea level, Whinlatter provides a whole range of outdoor activities for everyone.

Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 017687 78469

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Elvastone Circle

The 15 stones, of which the tallest is just under one metre, form an almost perfect circle some 40 metres in diameter. Only 15 stones of the original 30 remain.

Eva Plain, Nr Smetmurphy Common, Embleton, Cockermouth, - (7 miles, 12 km)

 
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, - (2 miles, 4 km)

 
Mountain Walking

A full or half day exploring the surrounding fells, led by an instructor on a route to suit your groups ability and the weather.

Newlands Adventure Centre, Stair, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UF (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 017687 78463

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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 (10 miles, 16 km)

 
Ashness Bridge near Surprise View

Catch the launch on Derwentwater for Ashness Bridge or drive down the eastern side of the lake, head up the narrow lane past Ashness Bridge to reach Surprise View. Car park available.

Watendlath Lane, Derwentwater, Keswick, Cumbria, - (2 miles, 4 km)

 
Thirlmere

Thirlmere is a pretty, clear lake with a wooded shoreline and is best enjoyed from the west shore which winds its way through the trees. The views around the lake up to Helvellyn and Dollywagon Pike are impressive.

-, - (7 miles, 11 km)

 

Rosthwaite, CA (5 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01539 822222