Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

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Ullswater provides the perfect base for getting out and exploring the Lake District.

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Castlerigg Stone Circle

Keswick

One of the the earliest British circles, raised in about 3000 BC during the Neolithic period.
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Whinlatter

Keswick

England’s only true Mountain Forest and home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.
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Go Ape

Whinlatter & Grizedale Forest

Treetop adventures. Great fun for everyone.
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The Lakes Distillery

Nr. Bassenthwaite Lake

A driving force behind a revolution of ‘new world’ whisky distilleries.
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Honister Slate Mine & Via Ferrata

Honister Pass, Keswick

Mine tours and the most famous via ferrata in the UK in the most splendid of places.
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Long Meg and her Daughters Stone Circle

Little Saltkeld, Penrith

One of the finest stone circles in the north of England, and with a diameter of about 350 feet, the second biggest in the country.
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Theatre by the Lake

Keswick

Hailed by The Independent as “the most beautifully located and friendly theatre in Britain”. Up to nine yearly productions of classic, modern and new plays.
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