Keswick, Cumbria

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Keswick, Cumbria
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Country:
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England
State: North West England
Population: 4,300 (2001)
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Keswick (pronounced /ˈkɛzɨk/) is a small town in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. Due to the beautiful surrounding landscape, which is attracting many hikers, Keswick is strongly influenced by tourism and thus provides a lot of commercial accommodation facilities and (but maybe that's a rumour) cheap outdoor equipment shops.

If you pass by, you can also pay a visit to the Castlerigg stone circle, which is located 2 km east of the town.

Hitchhiking out

East towards Penrith, M6 north (Carlisle, Cumbria) and south (Lancaster)

Follow Penrith Road. After a bridge, there are some houses on the left. The free space on the pavement, right before the bend, is good for cars to stop. There is also a fuelling station on the other side of the street.