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Burns Knott is perfectly situated to explore the Lake District. The market town of Keswick has an abundance of outdoor shops, restaurants and cafés, and you will find plenty of walks nearby. A whole host of outdoor activities can be found in the area including mountain biking, climbing, and kayaking, to name but a few. In the evening, try one of the many pubs/restaurants or catch a play at the Theatre By The Lake (discount vouchers available). 


There is a huge variety of things to do in Keswick, whether it is indoor or outdoor. Walks that take in breathtaking views can be challenging or just a short stroll. The town is less than 10 minutes away and has a range of attractions. Parks, a puzzling place, galleries, museums, boat trips, individual shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, a market and many events throughout the year.


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Activities include walking, climbing, mountain biking, BMX tracks, kayaking, wind surfing, golf, tennis and much more.

If it’s wildlife you are interested in, Osprey’s return every year, otters, deer and red squirrel can often be spotted.


Theatre by the Lake

Famous theatre located near Lake Derwentwater. We offer discount vouchers for the Theatre, please ask us before booking your tickets.

Whinlatter Forest

Mountain bike trails and visitor centre

The Pencil Museum

World famous museum of pencils

Alhambra Cinema 

Traditional cinema in Keswick

Honister Slate Mine

Watch slate splitting or try the Via Ferrata

Keswick Launch

Cruises on Derwentwater

Osprey viewpoint

Visit the Osprey viewpoint at Dodd Wood

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