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Useful information about Derwent Hill and the local area

This page contains information and links to websites that you might find useful when preparing or following up a Derwent Hill course

Keswick and the local area

Information about the Lake District National Park

Keswick fact sheet 
 

Weather

Met Office Keswick forecast

Met Office mountain weather forecast

Keswick School weather station

Cumbria Floods 2009 weather information

Activities
Most activities have a governing body whose websites have information about the activities and local clubs and events.
British Canoe Union- canoeing and kayaking

Royal Yachting Association – sailing

British Orienteering Federation

British Mountaineering Council – climbing and hillwalking

Institute of Outdoor Learning – professional body promoting outdoor learning

Environment
The Countryside Code 

BBC Countryside Code Quiz

The Woodland Trust – leading woodland conservation charity

Nature Detectives

RSPB – information on British birds

Lake District Osprey watch

Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Save our Squirrels – information on red squirrels

Identify wild flowers

Maps
Ordnance Survey

Geograph project – maps and photographs together

Photographs
Derwent Hill on Flickr