The Lake District National Park Voluntary Rangers lead free or low-cost guided walks throughout the year. Many start from Keswick or nearby. Please take a look at the events and guided walks calendar.
Alternatively Keswick Rambles (opens in new window) offer a selection of classic walks.
Loads going on, from taster sessions to enjoying a walk with a celebrity. Visit Keswick Mountain Festival (opens in new window).
Our walkers checklist is a great way to prepare for a day on the fells.
We produce a series of colourful leaflets of some popular routes. You can buy large colour copies from our Information Centre for just 95p or print them out from this website for free:
5 km or 3.1 miles, 2 hours, Easy grade
A short but revealing walk.
6 km or 3.7 miles , 2 - 3 hours, Moderate grade
A pleasant walk through town and country.
9 km or 5.5 miles, 3 - 4 hours, Moderate grade
A long but gradual ascent to an outstanding viewpoint over Derwentwater.
13 km or 8.1 miles, 5 - 6 hours, Easy grade
Long but leisurely stroll around the shores of Derwentwater.
13 km or 8.1 miles, 5 - 7 hours plus waiting time for launch, Strenuous grade
A challenging walk on popular fells.
Walking and cycling Keswick Railway Path (PDF) (Closure due to flood damage)
Up to 10 km or 6.2 miles but can doubleback at any point.
Superb views of the surrounding fells and woods.
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We can help you with booking accommodation, tickets or attractions. See us in Moot Hall in the Market Place, home to Keswick Information Centre.