History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The town of Keswick is the only settlement of any real size in the area. Keswick is geared towars outdoor pursuits, with number of shops supplying top quality footwear and other gear for enjoying walking, boating, and other outdoor activity in the Lake District. Keswick is famous as a centre of pencil making, and though many of the pencil factories are gone there is an interesting museum detaling the history of the area and its industrial past.
About Derwentwater Lake
Address: Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Attraction Type: Countryside - Lake
Location: Keswick, the centre for Derwentwater, is best accessed off the A66 (exit the M6 at Penrith).
Website: Derwentwater Lake
OS: NY 260200
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
Lodore Falls Waterfall - 0.8 miles (Countryside)
Derwent Island House - 1.8 miles (Historic Building)
Castlerigg - 2.1 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Bowder Stone - 2.3 miles (Countryside)
Keswick Museum - 2.4 miles (Museum)
Castle Crag - 2.6 miles (Countryside)
Crosthwaite, St Kentigern's Church - 2.7 miles (Historic Church)
Force Crag Mine - 3.9 miles (Family Attraction)
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