Things to Do

While you enjoy your stay at Underscar

Things to do in and around Keswick

For those who appreciate beauty, tranquillity and unbounded freedom, the Northern Lake District is a paradise beyond compare. Timeless and peaceful, this is a magical part of the Lake District National Park. Enjoy its great walks, spectacular views, and refreshing air.

The great thing about staying at Underscar is the easy access you get to a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages and tastes.

Main activities are:


Whatever you call it this is what most people do in the Lake District and its why many of you are here. You can walk from your apartment door for a short walk or you can set off from your apartment for some more challenging stuff.  A 10 minute car ride takes you to the start of more short, medium and challenging walks.

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Other Outdoor activities.

A wide range of more organised outdoor activities are also easily accessible within 30 minutes of Underscar. These include:

Mountain biking, Para-gliding, Water-based activity: rowing, kayaking, dinghies, stand up paddle-boarding, fishing, wild swimming, Tree walking, Watching wildlife, Ghyll scrambling and Via Ferratta

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Places to visit

Some locations offer specific activities; look at Grizedale forest,  Keswick pencil museum, Mirehouse, Theatre in the Lakes. There are also agricultural shows and fell races on some weekends during the year.

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Eating Out

Spoilt for choice here: you can get virtually anything within 5 miles of the Keswick area; pizzas, fish and chips, burgers of various kinds, meals from local produce in local pubs, quality dining in local hotels and high end fine dining in the Lake District’s most recent Michelin starred restaurant.

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BUT you may want to stay in.

Staying in: all our apartments are equipped with Smart TVs which you can use to access all freeview channels plus all channels from your own streaming services, Sonos loudspeakers in all rooms to listen to streaming services and your own playlists. These are self-catering apartments so kitchens are spacious, really well equipped in all respects and a joy to cook and eat in. The kitchens are part of an open plan layout and all of your guests can join in the preparation and serving of a meal.

Staying on-site; go in the pool at anytime, enjoy the Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Take a treatment.  Take a walk round the East woodland or if you are lucky enjoy the sun; remember every balcony is south facing.

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