The area around Laurel Bank

Laurel Bank is a delightful B & B situated on an elevated site close to Keswick town centre and the historic Castlerigg Stone Circle in the heart of the English Lake District. It is worth exploring the area around Laurel Bank on foot, but for those who want to travel by bus there is a bus stop on the door step of the B&B with connections to Keswick town centre, Keswick bus station, Penrith railway station, Cockermouth, Workington, Whitehaven, Windermere and Lancaster.

Here are some of the picturesque spots in the vicinity of Laurel Bank.

Stroll into Keswick

Take a walk from Laurel Bank B&B to Keswick town centre along the attractive local footpath and enjoy a tranquil moment on the footbridge over the river Greta. A welcome respite to take in the splendid mountain scenery surrounding Keswick.

Path into Keswick
Path into Keswick

Fitz Park

Fitz Park in Keswick on the banks of the river is less than twenty minutes’ walk away from Laurel Bank and here you can relax in the colourful gardens. There is also a playground for the younger members of the family or swimming and exercise facilities for everyone in the Keswick Leisure Centre.

Fitz Park, Keswick
Fitz Park, Keswick

Bowling

Along with cricket a popular activity in Fitz Park is bowling.

Bowling in Fitz Park
Bowling in Fitz Park

Keswick town centre

Keswick town centre where there is an abundance of shops, pubs, restaurants and sports and leisure facilities for all ages.

Keswick town centre
Keswick town centre

Derwentwater

Derwentwater is a short walk from the centre of Keswick town centre and you can take a trip on the ferry or feed the ducks!

Derwentwater
Derwentwater

Surprise View

Further afield you can take in the glorious surroundings from Surprise View which can be reached by car or on foot.

Derwentwater Surprise View
Derwentwater Surprise View

Tour of Derwentwater

For the more energetic a cycle ride around Derwentwater and beyond takes in spectacular scenery.

Round Derwentwater by bike
Round Derwentwater by bike

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