Your Home from Home in Keswick, the Lake District

Welcome to Pitcairn House in the Northern Lake District Market town of Keswick.


Situated close to the base of Skiddaw and right beside the beautiful shores of Lake Derwentwater, Keswick is in a most idyllic setting. Surrounded by spectacular mountains and breathtaking scenery it is easy to see why the whole area continues to attract visitors from around the UK and all over the world.

Your home from homee

Pitcairn House B&B in Keswick Pitcairn House is conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of Keswick.   Although close to the town centre the guest house is situated in a quiet residential neighbourhood with numerous shops, cafes, bars, bistros, restaurants plus local attractions all nearby. The picturesque shores of lake Derwentwater are also less than a 10 minute stroll from the front door whilst the whole area is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and picturesque fells. Built from the local slate, this old, tall but elegant Victorian house can even trace its name right back to the early 1870’s. The whole house has a warm, welcoming atmosphere that is immediately evident on entering through the beautiful stained glass porch door. Within moments of arrival guests quickly notice that unmistakable home from home feeling which greatly contributes to making everyones stay a relaxed and comfortable experience.

The small car park at the rear of the property takes 3 cars plus there is ample FREE on street parking around the house. The car park also has anchor points for securing motorcycles.

The owners and your hosts, Heather and Steve, have been running  Pitcairn House since March 2007 achieving an excellent reputation for providing great value bed and breakfast accommodation. They have consistently attained a 4 star Certificate from VisitEngland, a Breakfast Award in 2018/2019 and a Silver Award in early 2019. Every effort is made to ensure all guest have a memorable and enjoyable stay as well as assisting them to get the very best out of their visit to Keswick and this beautiful area of the Lake District.


The current situation with COVID-19 now means we must follow government guidelines to help prevent the spread of this virus. We have implemented some new procedures regarding arrival /departure, social distancing, hand sanitizing, room servicing and breakfast routine which we hope will not adversely affect your stay. Please contact us so we can make you aware of these new procedures and how they may affect you before making any reservation or if you have any concerns about your stay. Thanks. 

         Heather and Steve look forward to seeing you soon.

Contact Details

Heather & Steve
Pitcairn House, 7 Blencathra Street, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4HW

Telephone: 017687 72453