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Keswick and the area surrounding it have plenty of sports and activities to offer all of its visitors, including trekking, biking, fishing, boating, golf, and more. Information on the activities that can be found are on www.adventurekeswick.org.
The Lake District in which Keswick is located is one of the most naturally beautiful areas in all of the UK. With this, there have been many hiking and biking trails created so that people could explore these great outdoors. The hiking trails available range from short jaunts just outside of the city, to daylong treks that lead to amazing vistas. Check out this Hiking Route page for more information. There are many areas around Keswick accessible by bike, which range from paved paths through town to dirt tracks leading to mountaintops. Check out this Biking Routes page for more information. You can also take a guided walk: www.thelakedistrictwalker.co.ukNaturally, there are many opportunities for both fishing and boating in the Lake District. In order to fish, one must first obtain a fishing license from the local Environmental Agency. Fly-fishing is allowed in most areas, and lure/bait fishing is only allowed in certain areas. Make sure to know the regulations before choosing a fishing spot. Boats can be rented in many areas around the Lake District. Derwent water is the closest lake to Keswick which do the boat trips. Bassenthwaite, Crummock Water, Buttermere, along with several others, are all within a very short drive from Keswick and offer numerous walks and beautiful scenery.
There are two eighteen-hole golf courses in Keswick, as well as a miniature golf course. For more information, check out this Keswick Golf page.
There is now a 'Go Ape' found at Whinlatter visitor centre on Whinlatter Pass just 2 miles north of Keswick. Whinlatter also does daily bike hire and has some lovely walks and the Osprey centre. The Ospreys migrate to North Africa from early/mid September and return in the spring. Whinlatter is also the only Mountain Forest in England and also is a Red Squirral Reserve.