Keswick in Bloom organise a competition each year for the residents of Keswick to demonstrate their skills in gardening. The competition is split into different sections: Large,Medium and Small gardens; Container Grown; Secret Gardens (we follow the Britain in Bloom judging standard of only judging front gardens, but extend the judging to rear gardens by means of the Secret Gardens category - again for Large, Medium and Small); Best Allotment; Best Wall Garden;Community Award (Residential Homes);The Mayors Cup - best overall entry.The Award Ceremony is held in Hope Park (or the Lakeside Tea Rooms if wet) and is well attended by the entrants and local press.PIctures of 2012 winners are shown below
Keswick Tourism Association contribute to Keswick in Bloom by organising a competition for the businesses in the town. The categories are:Small Guesthouses;Medium Guesthouses / Hotels;Large Hotels;Country Establishments;Retail;Restaurants and Cafes;Pubs.KTA can be contacted by clicking here. Click here for details of members taking part.