"Keswick" Top 5 Page for this destination Keswick by iandsmith
Keswick Travel Guide: 143 reviews and 329 photos
They're everywhere and so many of them look the same. Street after street of grey stone. There's a certain drabness about it but, it must be said, it makes a great backdrop for the numerous flower pots, painted window sills and occasional autumn leaves.
I remember looking down our street and thinking that, apart from the laundromat, I couldn't recall a single building that wasn't an accommodation house. Then again, after seeing what Keswick and surrounds has to offer, I can understand why tourists would want to go there.
Utterly inspired by fellow Vters Bigs (whose travelogue on Buttermere is one of the truly great photo shoots) and Steven Tilly's adventures I put it on my map. Three nights should be enough I thought, in the context of my trip and, it would have been, except for that Great Britain problem called "weather".
Visiting Keswick though, you haven't come to look at the town. Tourists flock here by the hundreds of thousands to the Lake District National Park, just to walk and bathe in the splendour of it all.
- Pros:Great scenery, comfortable town, lots of side attractions within easy distance
- In a nutshell:If you only stay in one town in the Lakes District, make it Keswick
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