Take the kids to … Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick

Lifestyle The Guardian

Rebuilt after flood damage, this cult favourite in the Lakes is a big draw for visitors when the weather is a bit sketchy The ultimate rainy-day venue in one of the rainiest areas of England, this small museum already had cult status long before its starring role in the 2012 horror-comedy film Sightseers . After being damaged during Storm Desmond in December 2015, its interior has been rebuilt and is now a bright open-plan space that tells the story of Keswick’s pencil industry from its origins in the 1550s. That’s when Borrowdale shepherds are said to have discovered that the black substance …

Read more »

Related Stories

Video: Family Lunch! Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez take kids out

20/04/2019 • 18:14 Video Daily Mail

Take the kids to … the National Space Centre, Leicester

17/04/2019 • 09:00 Travel The Guardian

Jeff Bezos takes his kids out in New York after finalizing divorce from their mother Mackenzie 

15/04/2019 • 18:09 Daily Mail

Take the kids to … Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey

15/04/2019 • 12:27 Lifestyle The Guardian

Take the kids to … Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

12/04/2019 • 11:00 Lifestyle The Guardian

Take the kids to … River Dart country park, Devon

10/04/2019 • 10:00 Travel The Guardian

Take the kids to … The Play’s the Thing, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon

8/04/2019 • 11:50 Lifestyle The Guardian

Take the kids to … Chester: A Life Story, Cheshire

2/04/2019 • 11:39 Lifestyle The Guardian

Take the kids to … Windermere Jetty, Lake District

26/03/2019 • 11:10 Travel The Guardian

Video: Angelina Jolie takes her kids Pax & Vivienne out for ice cream

4/03/2019 • 06:31 Video Daily Mail