What is Keswick known for?

Keswick is a popular destination for visitor’s holidaying in the Lake District National Park. The pretty market town is known for its bustling high street with a twice weekly market and wide selection of independent shops. The town is situated just 10 minute’s walk from Derwentwater, attracting visitors hoping to get out on the lake and soak up the scenery. It has earned a reputation as one of the best places for outdoor adventure activities in the Lake District and boasts some of the best hiking trails in the UK. In the past, Kewswick attracted poets and artists, including Robert Southly and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.