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Keswick Tourism Association

October Newsletter

Enjoy the Autumn Colours In Keswick The Lake District

There's definitely been an autumnal feel in the air over the past few days. Cold mornings have turned into lovely sunny days with blue skies. We are looking forward to seeing the landscape change as the rich autumnal colours start to develop.

It is wonderful to welcome visitors to Keswick.  It is very important though, that when you do visit us to follow the rule of 6, keep an appropriate social distance from others, wash your hands or use hand sanitiser regularly and pay attention to the regulations of individual establishments.

Take a look at availability on our website and book your break today.

Our Guide to Autumn 2020 in Keswick

Read our blog all about Autumn 2020 in Keswick. We’ve outlined just some of the many things you can do when you come to Keswick, including walks and activities.

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Laura in the Lakes

Daily drop off in and around Keswick.

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Keswick’s 500 Million Year Heritage

The local landscape and the character of the buildings in Keswick reflect not only the human history of the area over the past few thousand years but also its geological history that extends over nearly five hundred million years

Thanks to the Skiddaw U3A Geology Group we have been able to add a new page to our website so click here if you'd like to find out more.

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Alpacaly Ever After

Have you ever seen a llama called George looking this smug? Well there is a very good reason why he’s so pleased with himself - TripAdvisor has announced The Best Places To Visit In The Whole Of England!  The usual suspects are on there; Buckingham Palace, Stonehenge, Alton Towers...but there is one cheeky surprise entry. Can you believe it guys?! We just got the Tripadvisor '2020 Travellers Choice' Award, we're the #1 Activity in the Lake District, and now we're also Best of Britain!

Thanks so much to all of our lovely visitors for their awesome reviews! And if you haven’t visited yet, come and join us, The Woolly Army is waiting.

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Keswick Mouse Trail

The Keswick Mouse Trail is back and it's totally free. Collect a map/leaflet from outside Keswick Cheese Deli in Packhorse Court and see if you can find Gerald and all his little mouse friends, that are playing hide and seek around the town. The map gives a clue as to where they are, but you've got to spot them!

Find all 21 and then pop into the deli to have your map stamped. We've got cute little badges you can buy, to show that you've successfully completed the trail. All profits from the badges are donated directly to Keswick Mountain Rescue Team! Why not give it a go?

Half Term in Keswick

We've lots of information  on our website to make a half-term visit to Keswick a fun-filled one. Our family-friendly fun page has lots of great ideas for things to do whilst our family walks page  includes a wide range of suggestions from a short stroll with a buggy to first ascents of the fells. If you're simply looking for some wide open space to run around in or kick a ball then have a look at our parks page. so you'll know just where to head.

Christmas Events

We're sorry to have to let you know that the Keswick Victorian Fayre has been cancelled for 2020.

There will also be no Christmas Lights Switch On Event this year. We will still have our Christmas Lights but just without the Switch-On event.

Our Keswick Live Advent will still take place but in a slightly different format to suit current circumstances. We will share more details with you in next month's newsletter.

Choose your Adventure!

Pick and mix to have an adventurous weekend filled with different activities. Choose from all these and more besides - bush-craft, infinity bridge, archery, assault course, high ropes and zipwires, forest segway...

There is so much to choose from and we have plenty of activity providers on hand to make sure you have fun safely.

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Download Apps Before You Travel

As the wi-fi signal might not always be the best here there are a couple of apps it may be useful for you to download in advance of your visit.

NHS COVID-19 app

The free NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England, and the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service.

Check-in and get alerted if you have visited a venue where you may have come into contact with coronavirus, using a simple QR code scanner

Mi Permit app

Download the Mi Permit app to pay for Allerdale car parks.

You can pay using this cashless system for extended periods in the long-stay council operated car parks from an hour up to a week using a mobile phone. 

If you are out and about the system also allows you to ‘top-up’ your parking fee.

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Book Now For The Autumn Colours

Now more than ever, our businesses need you to book through or direct.  If you need any information or advice, we will be more than happy to help you.  Just email us at or give us a call on 017687 75738.

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Order your 2020 Keswick Guide

Why not order a free copy of our 2020 Keswick Holiday guide and enjoy planning your autumn stay. 

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Have you found this newsletter useful? All our information is provided free of charge but you might want to consider donating a small one-off amount to help with the cost of producing the newsletter. 

This newsletter is produced by Keswick Tourism Association who also operate the Visit Keswick website and social media and produce the Visit Keswick guide.  We are a not for profit trade organisation, funded almost totally by our members.

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