Borrowdale Hotel


Things to do near Borrowdale Hotel

Honister Slate Mine

2.8 miles away

Interesting & accessible slate mine with gift shop and free parking in Borrowdale. Underground guided tours, superb zip wire Via Ferrata course, Family friendly

Honister Slate Mine makes an interesting and exciting day out for all the family. Go deep underground! Explore this subterranean world which provides a wonderful insight into the history of the mine and allows you to grasp the immense scale of our operations and those of our forebears. With more than eleven miles of tunnels to explore with enormous caverns, exciting jeep rides, the amazing Via Ferrata and a fascinating history... It's the perfect all weather attraction!

The Theatre By The Lake

3.0 miles away

Lake District theatre near Derwentwater. Onsite café / restaurant and bars. Full disabled access, parking nearby.

Wonderful theatre just a few steps from the shores of Derwent Water. Fabulous productions every month. Two auditoriums - The Main House seats 389 and The Studio is a more intimate performance space with seating for 90. You can enjoy pre-theatre meals in our restaurant or just pop in for a snack and a drink during your walk.

Highfield Restaurant

3.3 miles away

Award-winning Keswick restaurant with a daily changing menu, using fresh and seasonal local produce. Excellent views. Special diets catered for by arrangement.

Join us at the award-winning Highfield Restaurant for good food in a fantastic location. Enjoy spectacular Keswick views, and dine in an environment listed by The Times newspaper as one of the UK's Top Ten Scenic Restaurants. Our international team of chefs prepare excellent fresh meals of the very highest standards. We have two AA rosettes and a Visit England Breakfast Award as testament to our quality.

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

Keswick Launch Co

3.4 miles away

Lake cruise and boat hire company in Keswick, near Derwentwater. Family tickets available. Well-behaved dogs welcome.

Offering Lake District cruises starting from Keswick and stopping at several lakeshore jetties around beautiful Derwentwater, running throughout the year.

Treeby & Bolton

3.4 miles away

Art glass gallery and china shop in Keswick with onsite café serving tasty meals. Frequent special events. Deals in fine china, jewellery, prints and lamps.

Treeby & Bolton is a China Shop, Gallery and Gift Shop located in the market town of Keswick in the Lake District. Offering a fine selection of art glass, fine china and enamels, jewellery and contemporary art from around the world. The store is ideal for those seeking something different and special. This independent and friendly shop and gallery features a range of pieces to suit all tastes and pockets and when you're finished browsing, there is a wonderful little cafe too!

Casa Bella

3.4 miles away

Italian style restaurant based in Keswick offers freshly cooked pizza & pasta. Family friendly fully licensed Italian with air conditioning. Open daily from 5pm

A warm welcome awaits at the Casa Bella Restauant in the charming Lakeland town of Keswick. This family run Italian style restaurant offers the finest local produce and a superb range of fresly cooked pasta and pizza dishes to tantilise the taste buds. Relaxed and informal, it's a popular choice for visitors and locals. A warm and friendly welcome is guaranteed to start your evening out in Keswick, here in the heart of the Lake District.

Treasure Trails

3.5 miles away

Take on the role of a top secret agent to save Keswick from the evil Dr. Leadfinger. Print, download or collect your treasure trail pack for this two-hour mission.

Beautiful lakeside Keswick, home to the Theatre by the Lake and the Pencil Museum, is the setting of this dramatic treasure trail. Do you think you've got what it takes to save the Keswick Graphite Mine, agent? We're relying on you and your team to walk the streets of Keswick and gather your information. You can stop to enjoy the views and you can have strategic meetings in local restaurants and pubs, but make them quick - there's a case to solve! Click the link above to purchase your trail to download or print. You can also buy an official pack, or find details of trusted local outlets keeping your mission details to hand and awaiting your arrival. All you have to do is hand over a few coins to prove your identity.

Puzzling Place Ltd

3.5 miles away

Optical illusion exhibition in Keswick. Includes anti-gravity room, hologram gallery and interactive optical illusions. Family tickets available.

Are you looking for things to do in Keswick? With galleries and exhibits sure to appeal to people of all ages, make Puzzling Place your first choice for a memorable day out in the Lakes. Give your brain a workout with our incredible range of illusions, holograms and other exhibits which are sure to entertain as much as frustrate. If you would like further information about our galleries, please visit our main website via the link provided below.

Destination Cumbria

3.5 miles away

Specialist all inclusive adventure activity booking service in the Lake District with a range of land and water-based activities, pamper and tour packages available. For all.

An all inclusive outdoor adventure booking service, Destination Cumbria in Keswick has one of the best choices of activities available in the Lake District and Cumbria. We're unaffiliated, offering impartial advice and the highest standards of customer service assured. Choose from our fantastic range of land, air and water-based activities featuring everything from fishing and scrambling to tree top walks, gentle guided walks and tours and adrenalin pumping skydiving.

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

Keswick Adventure Centre

3.7 miles away

Keswick-based outdoor activity centre with a wide range of adventures and activities for all ages, and a mobile climbing wall for hire. Professional, safe and fun.

At the Keswick Adventure Centre, we provide the customer service, support and experience you need to enjoy outdoor activities from single sessions to full weeks of action-packed excitement. We've got activities for all ages, from seven upwards, and things to do range from mountain walks to indoor or outdoor rock climbing. You can try your hand at Ghyll scrambling, enjoy the thrill of white-water tubing or face your fears at Via Ferrata, including sheer cliff-climbing and crossing Burma bridges. Our other activities include our zip wire, abseiling, canoeing, rafting, WaterRollerz and mountain biking.

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

Go Ape! Whinlatter

4.4 miles away

Aerial assault adventure course near Keswick in the northern Lake District. Car parks, visitors centre, shop & play area. Pet friendly, cafe and bike hire. Children over 10 welcome

Go Ape! Whinlatter in the Lake District National Park guarantees a thrilling and challenging experience and is situated in the North Lakes within one of England's favourite natural mountain forests. Our Lakeland outdoor adventure course includes zip wires up to 89 metres and is perfect for fun family days out, groups and team building events. We're located just north west of bustling market town Keswick and close to Bassenthwaite Lake, home to the famous Ospreys.

Horse and Farrier Inn

6.0 miles away

Enjoy a quiet pint or some delicious food in our 300 yr old inn set in an idyllic location in the picturesque village of Threlkeld, just 4 miles east of Keswick in Cumbria.

With a varied and interesting menu using the freshest local produce, prepared in our gleaming kitchen, we're regularly awarded the AA rosette for quality and service. We always have a varied selection for vegetarians or special dietary requirements. When you've worked up a healthy appetite on the fells you'll certainly enjoy a welcoming pint and a bite at the Horse and Farrier.

The Salutation Inn

6.0 miles away

Traditional 17th century Lake-District coaching inn offering great beer and great food in a stunning setting with views to the Helvellyn range. Pet friendly. Bike storage.

Picture this - after you'd spent several hours on the fells this morning, you called at The Salutation for their mouthwatering roast dinner and now you're sat enjoying your favourite tipple admiring the views up to Blencathra. That's what all our visitors enjoy (with our without the walk!). We're renowned for our pub food and dining room menu together with a fine selection of drinks and ales.

Ravenstone Lodge Restaurant

7.8 miles away

Homely restaurant in Keswick offering the best of English cooking. Where possible we use local ingredients to create sumptuous dishes.

When you're looking for restaurants in Bassenthwaite, make Ravenstone Lodge your first choice for a truly memorable dining experience. We are a small privately owned hotel surrounding by breathtaking views of Bassenthwaite Lake and the surrounding fells. Whether you're joining us for a hearty and delicious breakfast, or you're looking to choose from our comprehensive dinner menu, you will find something to appeal to all tastes and appetites. To find out more about our menus, please visit our main website via the link provided below.

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

Sara's Bistro

7.9 miles away

Bistro serving delicious locally sourced Cumbrian produce in Grasmere, Lake District. Cafe during the day. Friendly & relaxed atmosphere. Daily specials.

If you're looking for excellent home cooked food in a friendly atmosphere in Grasmere, then look no further than Sara's Bistro. This relaxed restaurant serves an excellent range of cuisine from across the world, with a fantastic range of great quality local food offered at value for money prices. A must for anyone visiting the Lake District!

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

The Jumble Room

8.0 miles away

Small, colourful Grasmere Restaurant in the Lake District serving high quality, locally sourced & organic produce in a quirky, relaxed atmosphere. Good range of beers & drinks.

The Jumble Room at Grasmere in the beautiful Lake District makes a great choice when it comes to enjoying fine, locally sourced, organic food. Established over 14 years, this small, colourful restaurant prides itself on sourcing the best local ingredients and cooking them with the care and attention they deserve. The Jumble Room is a great place to relax and forget about mad and hectic lifestyles, simply escape, switch off and enjoy.

Treasure Trails

8.1 miles away

Find the missing manuscript by Lakes poet Millard Worth Wows via a circular treasure trail around pretty Grasmere village. Walk in the footsteps of the Lakeland poets!

Our trail hunt for a mysterious long-lost manuscript takes place in beautiful Grasmere in the heart of William Wordsworth Country, home to a wonderful selection of pretty tea rooms, inns and quirky shops including the famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop. Look out for William Wordsworth's former home Dove Cottage! Our accessible and family friendly circular trail around this favourite Lakeland village is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs and follows in the footsteps of the Romantic poets and painters.

Ullswater Steamers

8.1 miles away

Steamboat cruise tourist attraction at Ullswater, holds occasional special events such as food cruises. Available for private hire. Children welcome.

Award winning Lake-District attraction celebrating over 150 years of transporting visitors around Lake Ullswater - one of England's most beautiful lakes. Have a great day out and choose from a variety of cruise options or take your special celebration out onto the water with a private charter.

Dove Cottage & The Wordsworth Museum

8.4 miles away

Family friendly museum in Grasmere village, the former home of poet William Wordsworth. Full disabled access, exhibitions, guided tours, gift shop & café.

Dove Cottage, situated in Grasmere, was the home of William Wordsworth from December 1799 to May 1808, the years of his supreme work as a poet. This quaint Grade 1 listed building makes an interesting visit for visitors whilst in the Lake District. Come and discover the beauty of and inspiration of Wordsworth's daffodils, pace eggs, the Lakeland landscape, exhibitions, poetry writing, painting and so much more.

* Calls cost no more than 6p per minute from a BT landline

Grasmere & Great Langdale

9.3 miles away

Beautiful Lakeland village, home to William Wordsworth and impressive valley. Ideal for walking, boating, cycling & climbing. Superb scenery & range of paths.

Visit the beautiful Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District for a day to remember. Walking, cycling or simply exploring, this charming village was once home to William Wordsworth and is well worth a visit. Offering a wide range of walking opportunities, spring daffodils and woodland paths, see the Bluebell's at Dora's fields, visit the famous Dove Cottage or enjoy boating on picturesque lakes... Whatever your interest, there something for all tastes at Grasmere.