United Kingdom, Keswick
View of the mountain Skiddaw
from Keswick in the Lake District
Keswick is the home of the modern
Theatre by the Lake which is the
permanent home for repertoire and
festivals. It carries on the
tradition of summer season
productions first started by Century
Theatre in the 'Blue Box'. This was
originally a mobile theatre which
subsequently found a static home at
Keswick for many years and is
currently situated at Snibson
Discovery Park in Leicestershire.
The town is home to the Cars of the
Stars Motor Museum, a motor vehicle
museum featuring celebrity cars from
television and film, and Keswick
Museum and Art Gallery; a Victorian
museum which features the famous
Musical Stones of Skiddaw.
Keswick is also the site of the
Cumberland Pencil Museum. This
details the manufacturing history of
pencils and shows how pencils have
been used through the ages. One of
the exhibits is what is claimed to
be the world's largest pencil. there
is also a mining a rock museum.
Castlerigg stone circle, a well
preserved prehistoric monument, is 2
miles (3.2 km) away.