Our Top 7 Recommended Keswick Walks

Looking to immerse yourself in the landscape of Keswick? Take a walk around Derwentwater, or explore one of the many trails in the area.


From the moment you step on the fell you can start to enjoy sensational panoramic views over Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale. Add to this to the West the views of Newlands Valley and the Western Fells making this walk unrivalled

Ashness Bridge & Surprise View

Ashness Bridge is perhaps the most photographed packhorse bridge in the Lake District due to its location and stunning views. This extremely popular viewpoint looks out over Derwent Water with spectacular views over Bassenthwaite Lake and the River Derwent

Lodore Falls

A short walk through trees and moss-covered rocks to the thundering Lodore Falls in the beautiful Borrowdale valley near Grange. The 30m cascade is situated just behind the Lodore Falls Hotel buildings.

Brandlehow Park

Brandlehow is an easy, low-level walk, along the shores of Derwentwater in the Lake District. This mostly flat (but not pushchair-friendly) circular walk is about 2.3 miles and can be started at any point on the route.

Friars Crag

This relatively level route takes you into some fabulous locations with stunning lake and mountain views. Follow the road from the theatre down to Derwentwater foreshore. The wooded islands and the Jaws of Borrowdale will soon come into view.

Maiden Moor & High Spy

Park outside the lovely village of Grange and walk up the quiet lane to Manesty. A good path runs up the fellside, with wonderful views over Derwent Water

Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell

This walk starts at the National Trust Great Wood car park on the road to Borrowdale. If keen you could walk out from Keswick along the shore of Derwent Water to make it a longer day.

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Keswick is a small town in England that is known for its picturesque scenery and its many outdoor activities. The town is situated in the Lake District, which is a popular destination for hiking, climbing, and other outdoor pursuits.

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