Your Home from Home in Keswick, the Lake District


Pitcairn House was built in 1872 and is constructed mainly from local Lakeland slate. We are located within a 5 minutes level walk of the town centre which is pedestrianised.

We can be contacted at most reasonable times by either telephone on 017687 72453 or via the internet on our web site (

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
Guests are requested to arrive after 3 pm to ensure rooms are fully serviced. Earlier or later arrivals can be arranged but please contact us to advise intended timings. For guests in cars there are 3 car parking spaces at the rear of the property which can be easily accessed down the side of the building plus there is ample, unrestricted on street parking. The nearest railway station is either Penrith or Windermere. Both have bus connections to Keswick bus station which is situated by Booths supermarket and within a 15 minutes walk of the house or if you prefer 2 minutes by Taxi. If you need assistance with any baggage we are more than willing to assist.

Main Entrance, Reception
The main entrance leads directly from the pavement with 2 steps into the vestibule. There is an exterior door and internal door with Yale lock. Please ring bell located to the right of the door and wait for assistance.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc
From the front door the main hallway has the dinning room to the right and directly ahead is the stairs to all guest accommodation which is situated on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Unfortunately we do not have any ground floor guest rooms and for those with walking difficulties there are numerous stairs to each floor. Sorry but the building also does not have a lift.

Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
All guest our rooms on the 1st and 2nd floor have en-facilities.The 3 rooms on the top floor all have wash basins in the rooms but share a separate shower and toilet, both of which are located on the same landing directly outside the rooms. All rooms have individually controlled central heating,TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers.

Dining Room
We have a spacious, airy dining room with separate tables for each room.

Additional Information
Free WiFi available to all guests. Drying faciities. Small guest car park. Anchor points for M/Cycles.

Contact Telephone and Email Address
We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve and if you have any comments please phone 017687 72453 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 017687 72453