Lake District - Keswick & Derwentwater (Chapter)
This is the Keswick & Derwentwater chapter from Lonely Planet’s Lake District guidebook.
Pocked with islands, fringed by pebbled shores and overlooked by the hulking dome of Skiddaw, there are few lakes with such an immediate wow factor as Derwentwater, a place that encapsulates all the essential qualities of the Lake District landscape.
• camp among the green pastures and glowering fells in Buttermere and Borrowdale
• row a boat out to one of Derwentwater’s idyllic woodland islands
• survey the scenery from the top of Castle Crag
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Keswick & around, Thirlmere, Bassenthwaite Lake, Back O’ Skiddaw, Whinlatter, Lorton & Loweswater, Cockermouth, Borrowdale & Buttermere and Lodore, Grange & Rosthwaite.
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