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Pitcairn House

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Pitcairn House for the Easter break and had an amazing time. Steve and Heather were very accommodating, from an early arrival to holding our bags on the last day so we could keep exploring the area until we had to leave for the train. They even helped before we arrived with directions on how...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is very pleasing to see that the advice we gave before and during your stay was so useful and hopefully helped you get the best out your visit. We are always happy to provide maps or guides, suggest scenic walks or routes to vaious local crags and take a kean interest in the daily adventures of our guests. It...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent a lovely few days at Pitcairn House, which is beautiful and comfortable and feels like a real home away from home. Heather and Steve were excellent hosts, and the breakfasts were delicious every morning, with cereal, fruit, yoghurt and a choice of cooked items. The room was lovely, with views of the mountain, and we were able...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is very satisfying to read that you felt so at "home in"our home" as this has always been our aim, to provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere that quickly puts all our guests at ease. It is also pleaseing to know that your mix up with arrival dates was easily sorted and did not affect the enjoyment of the remainder...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for biker friendly accommodation in the lake district and found Pitcairn House on the motogoloco website as a recommendation. Heather and Steve were great hosts and happy to advise on routes and great roads to ride in the area. Great breakfast, clean and comfortable rooms, friendly welcome. Would recommend to anyone not just bikers.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is good to know you found us on the Motogoloco website which recommends plenty of biker friendly accommodation throught the country. The website has some great features including the easy to use mapping facility that alllows quick exporting to SatNav devices so ideal for planning routes. We are also pleased you enjoyed your stay with and appreciate all the...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent stay in this lovely B&B, would not stay anywhere else in Keswick, been coming here now for 5yrs and the standards are as excellent as ever. Lovely rooms & furnishings. Lovely comfy beds. Excellent breakfasts and above all second to non hospitality, Heather & Steve will make your stay in Keswick, there knowledge of the area, for walkers...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is very reassuring for us to know that we have continued to maintain the high standards in our guest house so consistently over the 5 years of your visits. Along with the pleasant rooms, comfy beds and hearty breakfast, we feel sure it is the warm, welcomimg atmosphere in our home that encourages so many of our guests to...

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was booked as a gift for us and what a great gift it was. It is in a brilliant location right next to town.Steve and Heather are very good hosts and have a lovely place to stay. Our room was fantastic and it was a shame we couldn't stay longer. Unfortunately we had to move on to the next...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed the stop over at Pitcairn House on your way north and hope it has wetted your appetite for a longer visit to explore more of the local area. When sharing your experience with Sheena and Lee maybe it will encourage them to come and see for themselves the picturesque beauty surounding Keswick. Many thanks...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a well priced, well positioned and welcoming bed and breakfast then look no further than the Pitcairn. Just come back from a two night stay, we were made very welcome by Heather and Steve, lots of little touches to make your stay special, none so much more than the home made cakes offered daily for you...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Heather's home baked cakes are extremely popular especially with a cup of tea or coffee after good walk on the fells. Some guests even have one as an alternative to their desert after an eveing meal out, but whenever they are eaten we are just pleased they are enjoyed by so many guests. It is also good to know that...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic B&B, two minutes away from the centre of town, with parking and a drying room! From the minute we arrived we were made to feel welcome and the room was immaculate. Lots of little extras to make you feel special. Heather and Steve have plenty of knowledge of the surrounding areas and if your a biker, this is definitely...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Our proximity to Keswick is a regular topic in many of our reviews as often guests are pleasantly surprised as to how close we actually are to the town centre. The Theatre and lake Derwentwater are also a mere 10 minute walk too, plus there are plenty of popular walks that can be started direct from the front door of...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent B&B in the heart of Keswick. Lovely, quiet room with fantastic views. The only B&B I've stayed in that gives you 2 sausages which is fantastic! Couple of parking spaces which is quite rare in Keswick.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for all your positive comments. It was very pleasing to see you thought our guest house was excellent and amongst other things enjoyed the breakfast. We like to feel our selection for breakfast is quite extensive with plenty of choice to suit all appetites, whether large or small, plus there is something for those...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really comfortable and clean B&B with a wonderful friendly welcome. Easy parking, very convenient for town, lake and theatre (check out their theatre ticket and lake launch offer. Highly recommend - plan to return.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

We are pleased to see you enjoyed your brief stay with us and such a shame you missed the Theatre ticket offer. At least next time you make a reservation you will be aware of discount code and can benefit from the reductions available at the ever popular Theatre By The Lake. Thank you for the recommendation and we look...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well what else did we expect? Horizontal, wet, wind driven weather for the whole weekend. Walks turned into 'plodging' through mud, rainproof's turned into full-length swimming costumes, and formerly magnificent vista's turned into grey mist covered nothingness. To the rescue, off-setting all that outside stuff, came Steve & Heather at Pitcairn House to rescue our visit. The parking on-site was...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Unfortunately the weather was particularly awful during your stay but pleased to see we provided such a warm, comfortable refuge from the deluge outside. It is very rewarding for us to read all your lovely comments and so good to know that everything you experienced at Pitcairn House either met or exceed your expectations. When visiting Keswick again, at least...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pitcairn House is a traditional slate built, Victorian Guest House conveniently situated within a 2 minute walk of Keswick. All guest rooms are centrally heated, pleasantly decorated and comfortably furnished with modern facilities including flat screen TV's, hospitality trays, hair dryers, fluffy towels and toiletries. The whole area is surrounded by stunning mountains and picturesque fell scenery plus the shores of Derwentwater lake are less than 10 minutes walk away. Other popular local attractions such as the Theatre by the Lake, parks, museum, cinema, pitch and put, pleasure boats and launches are also nearby. There is a small private car park at the rear of the hous with anchor points for m/cycles, a drying room and free connection to BT Superfast WiFi. We look forward to welcoming you into the warm, friendly atmosphere of our home soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pitcairn House

Address: 7 Blencathra Street, Keswick CA12 4HW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $55 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Stayed in a few of the rooms and all very modern, clean and comfortable”
LynnW78, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are lovely”
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“get a room on the lower floors”
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“Top floor had great views”
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“All rooms seem good value.”
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