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Scenic buses & family friendly days out in Keswick

About Keswick

There’s so much to see in this welcoming market town. With its incredible mountain backdrop and Derwent Water, Keswick is the gateway for walking, sailing and scenery. Explore Derwent Water on the Keswick Launch, or enjoy the stunning lake views from the National Trust’s Friar’s Crag walk.

A lively town with a plentiful selection of outdoor equipment shops and a very popular Saturday market, it boasts three parks and two museums.

Bus routes in Keswick

Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere – 77/77A scenic bus route from Stagecoach Cumbria

The Honister Rambler 77

Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere via Catbells, Seatoller, Lanthwaite, Whinlatter & Braithwaite

One of Britain's most scenic bus routes - take a hike around Lake Buttermere or explore Honister Slate Mine.

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Lancaster to Keswick via Kendal & Windermere – The Lakes Connection 555 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

Lakes Connection 555

Lancaster to Kendal & Keswick via Bolton le Sands, Carnforth, Levens, Windermere, Ambleside, Rydal & Grasmere

Travel through the heart of the Lake District on the Lakes Connection 555 - up to every 30 mins during the peak of Summer.

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Carlisle to Patterdale via Caldbeck, Keswick & Aira Force – Route 73 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

The Caldbeck Rambler - Route 73

Carlisle to Caldbeck, Keswick & Patterdale via Dalston, Hesket Newmarket, Uldale, Bassenthwaite, Troutbeck, Aira Force & Glenridding

A beautiful Saturday's only route running through the heart of Cumbria - alight in Keswick to explore Buttermere or stay on the bus for Glenridding & Patterdale.

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