Heather and Steve would like to welcome you to Pitcairn House;
built around 1872 our family run guest house is a delightful Victorian building with a warm, homely atmosphere.
Pleasantly situated in a quiet location, we are within 5 minutes walk of Keswick town centre and many other local attractions.
The beautiful Derwentwater, with its magnificent scenery and awe inspiring mountains, is a mere 15 minutes walk from our front door.
With countless paths, fell walks and cycle routes throughout the area, there is something to suit all levels of ability, whether walking, climbing or cycling.
Motor cyclists are also welcome and will enjoy the many winding roads, country lanes and stunning scenery; we are ideally placed for touring the Northern lake area plus Carlisle and the Western part of Hadrian's wall, are all within a short drive. Ambleside, Windermere Coniston and many other beautiful areas of the lakes are all close at hand.
Our accommodation comprises of 8 rooms, 5 en-suite plus 3 standard, all pleasantly decorated and tastefully furnished, most having excellent fell views; all are centrally heated and have TV's, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryers, clock radios.
Our light, airy dining room has separate tables where a choice of full Cumbrian, Vegetarian or Continental breakfast is available; packed lunches (small charge) and free flask filling is also available.
Keswick on Dewentwater is situated by one of the Lake District's prettiest lakes and provides a wide variety of activities, plus plenty of interesting places to visit.
Apart from the extensive walking opportunities there is the popular Theatre by the Lake, cinema, museum, leisure pool, tennis courts, bowling greens, beautiful gardens and parks, pleasure boats plus all types of golf.
The large pedestrian area in the town centre, is surrounded by historic buildings, interesting shops, cafes and a wide variety of eating places, providing good food to suit all tastes and pockets.
We hope you come and visit this beautiful area soon and look forward to seeing you at Pitcairn House.
Very close to Keswick town centre.
Easy access to many walking and cycling routes.
Views around the lake
Disabled Facilities: There are no disabled facilities.
Pet Facilities: Pets are allowed. Pets in selected rooms. We ask that they are not left alone at any time. At breakfast where possible, pets to be put in owner's car.
Special Diets Provision: Special diets are catered for. Vegetarian and continental options available. If you have any special dietary requirements we will endeavour to meet your needs.
Smoking Facilities: Smoking is not allowed. Completely non smoking.
From M6 motorway North or South take Junction 40 (Penrith) onto A66 West towards Keswick.
Continue along A66 for approx 15 Miles.
Just prior to dual carriageway take slip road left signposted Keswick.
Continue for approx 1/3 mile to T Junction.
Turn Right and follow road down hill towards town, pass Petrol garage on left, under old railway bridge the fire and ambulance station.
Take next Left into Blencathra Street, following round to right and continue almost to other end of street.
Pitcairn House is on the Right, on the corner with Shorley lane. We have limited car parking at the rear of the Guest House. By Foot from town:
From the pedestrian precinct walk up passing Moot Hall keeping left. Pass Keswick Lodge public house and turn left into Station Street. Walk approx 300 yards and turn right into Southey Street.
Turn 2nd right after approx 50 yards into Blencathra Street and Pitcairn House is about 25 yards on your left.