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KESWICK INFORMATION

Emergency contacts, weather, history & local facts

This section of DoKeswick provides visitor information including contact details for Police, Keswick hospital, doctors, chemists, supermarkets and more. There is also the Keswick weather forecast, essential for planning your day's activities.

 

Keswick and the northern lakes has an incredible history - Castlerigg Stone Circle overlooking St.Johns in the Vale is over 3000 years old and one of the oldest stone circles in England, Borrowdale is famous as the birth place of the modern day pencil and the Lake District mountains are a geologists dream! George Bott provides us with extracts from Keswick: the story of a Lake District town.

 

The Keswick Launch company offers guided lake cruises. Stu Woodbridge, ex-boatman, has condensed the Derwentwater tour into written form and gives us fascinating overview of the history of the area and interesting Lake District facts and figures.