My Favourite History Place: Keswick

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By Dorothy Hind, published 28th August 2018

Keswick on Derwentwater

Adventure is a buzz word in the tourist trade and this old market town with under 5,000 residents advertises that it is the Lake District’s Adventure Capital. There is plenty to justify the title – the challenges of mountaineering on foot, bicycle or climbing-rope, swimming, canoeing, sailing, dragon-boat racing, hang-gliding and all offering a personal or public competitive element...

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