Situated in the heart of Keswick this award winning guest house boasts a convenient setting, in a quiet street, within a few minutes’ walk of the town centre, Theatre, Cinema, parks, river surrounding fells and the Jewel in our Crown – the magical Lake Derwentwater.
Richard and Judy know there are many accommodation choices in Keswick and appreciate the time you have taken to look at the accommodation we offer in our award winning Victorian Guest House. Our priority is to offer our guests the high standards expected when away from home. Cleanliness, Comfort, Hospitality and, of course, an Award Winning Breakfast!!
If you have any questions about us, the house or Keswick please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to assist you with your travel needs.
We have a range of different sized, centrally heated, fully equipped, en-suite bedrooms, all with showers, toilets and wash basins. All are tastefully decorated in plain muted colours with co-ordinating, quality bed linen and soft furnishings.
Sumptuous extensive breakfast menu.
We are inspected annually by Visit England and the AA. These are creditable and major organisations within the tourist industry so you can be sure in the knowledge that excellent standards have been achieved and are maintained to warrant the awards.
"We are members of Keswick Tourism Association and as such we are absolutely thrilled to have just won 'Keswick in Bloom 2014 Small Establishment Category'"
Keswick [ pronounced ‘Kezik’ ] is a small town, but offers so much for you to do. It has been a market town since the 13th century and still has a market in the pedestrianised centre every Thursday and Saturday. Whether you want to browse the shops, have a coffee/tea or cold drink in the Market Square, visit the museums and galleries or cruise on Derwentwater, Keswick is a wonderful place for your holiday or short break.
If your desire is to absorb the spectacular, breathtaking scenery which surrounds this small market town on foot, there are innumerable walks starting right outside our front door! We have books, maps and a wealth of knowledge to help you plan your day. Should you wish to participate in guided walks www.pacethepeaks.co.uk and www.keswickrambles.org.uk can provide just what you need. If you prefer to be a little faster on your feet then mountain bikes and cycles are available for hire from www.KeswickBikes.co.uk We offer secure cycle storage should you wish to bring your own bike. If you want to try a new adventure you can hire all the equipment and get advice and training for all sorts of outdoor sports and activities www.adventurekeswick.org
We have to mention Honister Slate Mine in Borrowdale. Daily mine tours, Via Ferrata Classic and Via Ferrata + Zip. Its all seasons, all weather and all ages! www.honister.com
Look on www.keswick.org to find out the events happening during your visit. Choose from art exhibitions, festivals, concerts and art workshops to cycle races, fell races and country fairs. Whether you take part or just watch they will provide wonderful memories for you to take home with you.
On a sunny day it is hard to beat a stroll through the gardens of Hope Park down to Derwentwater followed by an hours cruise around the lake www.keswick-launch.co.uk Or perhaps a game of pitch and putt or miniature golf?
There are many galleries and museums and a visit to the Cumberland Pencil Museum is a must www.pencilmuseum.co.uk it’s the perfect all weather attraction for all the family! Take a step back in time and visit our wonderful, historic, 100 year old one screen cinema www.keswick-alhambra.co.uk and the Theatre by the Lake has an extensive programme all year round www.theatrebythelake.com Keswick Museum is undergoing a large refurbishment programme and will re-open in February 2014
Keswick boasts numerous pubs and restaurants some serving local Keswick Brewery ales and Cockermouth based Jennings Cumbrian Ales too! All offer different foods from the best cuisine to good old fashioned English pub fayre. There are also Chinese, Indian, Italian Thai and Mexican restaurants, all within easy walking distance of Amble House.