Summer Stargazing Walk Summer Stargazing Walk

The Foreshore is an easy walk from the centre of Keswick, and it’s lovely at all different times and seasons, on a crisp winters day or a warm summer evening. Why not try out our summer stargazing walk?

Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 40 minutes

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DuckBirds on Derwentwater

The Foreshore is a great place to feed the ducks! But can you recognise which bird is which? Take this handy guide with you to help you recognise some of them.

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FlowerSpring plants on the Foreshore

Spring is a good time to explore the woods around the Foreshore- have a look in Cockshott Wood (behind the National Trust shop) Friars Crag woods and Ings Wood (just beyond Friars Crag) for some of these wild flowers.

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bookletThe View from Here: a guidebook for children

The Project worked with children form Borrowdale, Braithwaite and Threlkeld primary schools to create a children’s guidebook for the Foreshore. Children collected ideas, took pictures, write poems and designed games. Why not download a copy and take it with you on your next visit?

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bookletSmartphone app

A Derwentwater Foreshore app is available to download for your iphone, ipad or android device. Use it to take a tour from the Lake Road subway along to Friars Crag and find out more about history, wildlife and the spectacular view.

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projectAbout the project

Find out all about the Foreshore and the work we are doing here.


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