Family Attractions

family attractions

Keswick Launch, Boat Trips and Watersports

Boating and getting out on the water remains popular. Keswick Launch companies offers trips around Derwent Water with an option to hop on and off at different stops to walk around the lake.

The views from the lake are amazing and you can look down the Borrowdale valley to England’s highest peak Scarfell Pike. The Launch runs year round and details of the timetable can be found at http://www.keswick-launch.co.uk/ Keswick Launch also offers self drive options of motor or rowing boats.

For the more active minded Derwent Marina at Haws End is an outdoor activity centre that offers sailing, windsurfing, and canoeing.
http://www.derwentwatermarina.co.uk/

Alternatively you can bring your own boat of any type and launch on the lake.

A sport growing in popular is outdoor swimming and throughout the year wet suited and costumed people can be found taking a dip and swimming the length and breath of the lake. It’s always advisable to take a swim float but swimming is allowed, available, and free in Derwent at any time.