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Keswick & Derwentwater

Previous guest recommendations

In no particular order, we have listed below some recommendations made by previous guests of Bridge Cottage.

  • The view over Derwent Water from Latrigg
  • The woods opposite the cottage where we saw a red squirrel!
  • Derwentwater ferries
  • Lingholm Kitchen & Country Estate
  • The railway path to Keswick/Threlkeld
  • Walking direct from the cottage, across the bridge to the river path or on the old railway to the fells (We never moved our car after arriving 'till leaving)
  • Brantwood
  • Local bus service to get around to places you can't walk to
  • Cheesy Chips with gravy in The Round in Keswick Town
  • The 8 mile walk round Derwent Lake

Dates for your diary

  • 11th November - Dark Skies Walk, Whinlatter Forest
  • 16th November - Kendal Mountain Festival
  • 17th November – Keswick Christmas lights switch-on
  • 25th November - Magical Santa Express (Ravenglass railway)
  • until 26th November - Libby Edmondson - A Life Full of Colour, Rheged Centre, Penrith
  • 1st December - 'Run Yoga', Whinlatter Forest
  • 2nd December - Dark Skies Adventure Walk, Whinlatter Forest
  • until 30th December - 'To the Lakes!' exhibition, Grasmere
  • 1st January - New Year's Dip, Derwentwater
  • 13th, 27th January & 9th February - Dark Skies Walk, Whinlatter Forest
  • until 31st May - Explorations and Experiments: Early Scientific Discoveries in the Lakes, Keswick Museum
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Distances from Bridge Cottage

  • Penrith, M6 motorway and mainline railway station: 25 minutes
  • Grasmere: 20 minutes
  • Ambleside: 30 minutes
  • Carlisle: 50 minutes
  • Windermere: 40 minutes
  • Kendal: 55 minutes


Bridge Cottage in Keswick - The Lake District

Contact Us

Bridge Cottage,
8 The Forge,
Forge Lane,
Keswick, Cumbria,
CA12 4NX