Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Theatre by the Lake is a year-round professional producing and presenting theatre which provides a service through the performing arts to communities of, and visitors to, Cumbria. The core programme is home-produced professional drama productions, including a six month summer season of six plays in repertoire, a major Christmas production and at least one other production in the Spring of each year.

Theatre by the Lake is the only new English Regional Producing Theatre to have been built with National Lottery funding. It opened in August 1999, since when it has produced and presented over 5,000 performances. The Official Opening ceremony was performed by the theatre's President, Dame Judi Dench, and her late husband, Michael Williams, on 14 December 1999.

The theatre is situated at Lakeside in Keswick with its famed views across Derwentwater, Borrowdale and the Western Fells. Theatre by the Lake has been sensitively designed to complement this unique and beautiful location. It has a traditional Lakeland exterior of locally-sourced stone, slate and roughcast, in keeping with Keswick's distinctive architecture.

For information of what's on at the Theatre by the Lake at Keswick during your stay, please visit

To book please telephone the box office on 017687 74411. Remember to tell the box office staff that you will be staying at Linskeldfield Holiday Cottages, This will qualify you for a discount on the published seat prices. The tickets will be held for you to collect at the box office. Tickets can also be bought online, please contact me for your online discount code.

This place is amazing – everything has been thought of. The kennels are an excellent idea.

Nikki, Dave and George, Blackpool