Goodwin House is tucked up on a quiet street but yet just a few minutes walk from the bustling market square with the striking Moot Hall at its centre. Regardless of how active or relaxing you want your visit to be there is plenty for everyone to do.
Why not have a look at the Keswick Tourist Association website at www.keswick.org
which is a great ‘one stop shop’ for information about what’s on in and around the local area.Offers from Goodwin House
The Theatre by the Lake
Famous for the quality of its productions and varied range of shows. At Goodwin House we are ambassadors for the theatre and are proud to offer our guests discounted tickets. Please do let us know if you would like more information either when you book or when you arrive.The Launch at Derwentwater
A fabulous way to see the area around Keswick from the water and it allows you to get off and look around from different drop off points. We have special discounted tickets available and information on times so please ask when you arrive.Nichol End Marine
If it's water sports you are looking for you will find plenty of water based activities including sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. We have some discounts available for certain activities just let us know when you arrive and we will be happy to provide further information and help you book.EVENTS and FESTIVALS
There are numerous events and festivals throughout the year in Keswick and more information including specific dates can be found at www.keswick.org
Walking/Hiking: Keswick is perfect for exploring the fells and famous peaks such as Cat Bells, Blencathra, Skiddaw, Latrigg, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn etc. If you would like some information or local routes with maps and directions you can find many easy to follow guides in the guest information pack, in the breakfast room or please do just ask us for advice.
Climbing: Indoor climbing is available at the King Kong Climbing Centre in the centre of Keswick which includes a Bouldering Wall and Ice Climbing section. For information on climbing outdoors visit www.ukclimbing.com
Mountain Biking: Whinlatter Forest offers some of the best trail-based mountain biking in the country; for more information visit: www.forestry.gov.uk/whinlatter
. There are a couple of bike hire places in the town which can also provide advice and guidance on as well as the bike if you did not bring one!
Swimming: You are in the Lakes so if you are a swimmer or triathlete, Derwentwater is recommended as a great place for open water swimming. Have a look at The Lake District website
before you do or ask us and we will aim to help you.