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The Local Area | Keswick & Derwentwater
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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

  • 27th April - 6th May - Ulverston WalkFest
  • until 31st May - Explorations and Experiments: Early Scientific Discoveries in the Lakes, Keswick Museum
  • 17th - 19th May - Keswick Mountain Festival
  • 18th May - Keswick Mountain Festival 1.5K swim
  • 1st June - Aquasphere Epic Lakes Swim Ullswater
  • 7th - 9th June - Great North Swim Windermere
  • 22nd - 24th September - Lake District Weekender Walking Festival
Upcoming Events
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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