The Lake District

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  • 1. Castlerigg Stone Circle

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    A Neolithic monument about 100 feet in diameter, this stone circle was built around 3,000 years ago on a hill overlooking St. John's Vale. The...Read More

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  • 2. Derwent Pencil Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Legend has it that shepherds found graphite on Seathwaite Fell after a storm uprooted trees in the 16th century. The Derwent company still makes...Read More

  • 3. Derwentwater

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    To understand why Derwentwater is considered one of England's finest lakes, take a short walk from Keswick's town center to the lakeshore and...Read More

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  • 4. Keswick Launch Company

    Tour–Sight

    For the best lake views, take a wooden-launch cruise around Derwentwater. Between late March and November, circular cruises set off every half...Read More

  • 5. Moot Hall

    Information Center

    The handsome 19th-century Moot Hall, with its one-handed clock, has served as both the town hall and the local prison. Now it houses the main...Read More

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