A Guide to

Things to do

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Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, Underscar is a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts. Amidst this natural paradise, one might catch glimpses of the local red squirrels, these naturally shy creatures look striking with their fiery red coats and are often spotted near our feeders. With their bushy tails twitching in excitement, they diligently forage for nuts and seeds, preparing for the day ahead.

Accompanying the squirrels are the myriad of birds whose songs fill the air not only during the dawn chorus but throughout the day. From the melodious trill of thrushes to the cheerful chirping of sparrows, Underscar resonates with the vibrant melodies of our feathered friends.
The beauty and wonder of the natural world envelops us here at Underscar, continuously enchanting our guests year after year

Things to Do

From exploring the rich history of the area to immersing oneself in the breathtaking natural beauty, Keswick offers something for everyone. Try visiting the pencil museum one of Keswick’s most unique attractions. The Pencil Museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of pencil making. Learn about the origins of this humble writing instrument and marvel at the world’s largest pencil.

Experience the beauty of Derwentwater, one of the most picturesque lakes in the Lake District, with a leisurely boat trip. Sit back and relax as you glide across the tranquil waters, soaking in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and wooded shores.

Keep an eye out for cultural events and festivals happening in Keswick throughout the year. From music concerts to literary festivals, there’s always something exciting happening in this vibrant town.

Explore by foot

Walking, Hiking & Rambling

Walking, hiking, and rambling in the Lake District offer an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in some of the most stunning natural landscapes in England. With its rugged mountains, serene lakes, and picturesque valleys, the Lake District beckons outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels to explore its trails and paths. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll along the shores of a tranquil lake or a challenging ascent up a rugged peak, there’s something for everyone. Popular walks include the gentle paths around Derwentwater, the iconic ascent of Cat Bells, and the scenic circuit of Buttermere.