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Getting Around In Keswick

Here we have provided details of alternative ways of getting around in the Keswick area, whether you want to whiz around on two wheels or take a leisurely lake cruise across Derwentwater.

This is a growing list and we are always on the lookout for new attractions to add to it. Please contact us if you require further local advice as our staff are always happy to share their knowledge with our guests.  

Keswick Bikes Cycle Hire

Keswick Bikes have a variety of Cycle Hire options and expert advice to ensure customers get exactly the right bike for their kind of riding. Keswick is a truly brilliant place for both mountain AND road bikers.

As bike nuts themselves, they make full use of their own experiences and love passing their tips and advice on to clients.

The Mountain Goat Lake District

Mountain Goat have a variety of guided tours that reach every corner of the Lake District.You can either join one of their six guided sightseeing tours or create your own Lake District adventure with exclusive private hire. Try “The Cross Lakes Experience” daily throughout the summer from Bowness-on-Windermere with the ferry service to the western shore of Windermere and mini coach service to visit Hill Top (the house of Beatrix Potter in the hamlet of Near Sawrey) and beyond.

Keswick Launch Company

Located on the lake shore of Derwentwater near to the Lakeland market town of Keswick, the launch company offers Lake District cruises around Derwentwater throughout the year.

The launches commence their journey from the Keswick boat landings and cruise around the lake stopping at seven lakeshore jetties where you may disembark. Alternatively, stay on the boat and enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.

Keswick launches are a fantastic and convenient way to explore the Northern Lake District. Purchase an explorer ticket and hop on and off the boats.