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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

  • 5th June for 4 days - Words By The Water Festival
  • 7th June - Keswick Beer Festival
  • 7th - 9th June - Great North Swim Windermere
  • 15th June - The Whopper (6 & 12 hour looped trail race)
  • 21st June - Keswick Duck Race
  • 6th July - Brassed Off at Theatre by the Lake
  • 1st - 5th August - Kendal Calling 2024
  • 22nd - 24th September - Lake District Weekender Walking Festival
  • 15th November - Christmas Lights Switch On
  • 6th - 9th March 2025 - Keswick Film Festival 2025
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