Rose Cottage, Threlkeld - Things to do

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So, if you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won’t see why we go. What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money. We eat and make money to be able to enjoy life. That is what life means and what life is for.

George Mallory, on Mt Everest
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Apart from climbing Mount Everest, the Keswick region is a great one to plan almost any holiday in, as shown in these films on Vimeo:
Walks A few of our favourite walks in the area (to be added to - watch this space!)

Eagle Crag, in the Stonethwaite Valley, Borrowdale

Watendlath, a loop walk from Rosthwaite over Lingy End and back via Stonethwaite

Scafell Pike, with a 360 deg view from the highest point in England

And if you do go walking, we can recommend I never solo just in case - something to alert your friends if something goes wrong and you don't make it back as planned.
Link to
                    ineversolo website

Links

The Village:
Threlkeld village website

Threlkeld quarry and mining museum

UK Airsports paragliding shop

Castlerigg stone circle

Keswick:
Keswick Launch company

Things to do with the kids in Keswick

Mirehouse historic house and gardens

Alhambra cinema

Keswick Adventure Centre

Keswick Climbing Wall

Theatre by the Lake

The Puzzling Place

Pencil Museum

Keswick Museum

Keswick golf club

Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft

Keswick Mountain Adventures

Keswick bike hire

Keswick Brewery

Keswick Rambles

Lake District Wildlife Park

Trotters World of Animals

Dubwath Silver Meadows

Newlands Activity Centre

Nearby:
Go Ape!  Treetop Adventure, Whinlatter Forest

Honister Slate Mine

Bowder Stone

Walking Britain - recommended walks in the Lake District

Mobile Adventure

Platty+

Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary, Penrith

Cumbria Gyroplanes

Air Ventures paragliding school

Lake District Ski Club (Raise Mountain)

Visit Lakeland Forests

National Trust: Wordsworth house

Jennings Brewery

Not to forget:
Mountain Rescue Teams

Lake District Mountain Rescue search dogs

 
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