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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only place to stay in Keswick. Heather and Steve are genuinely friendly and helpful, the rooms are spotlessly clean and full of lovely touches, and the excellent breakfasts fill you up for the day. We return year after year and will continue to do so! Sue & David

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you both again and so pleased you enjoyed another stay with us at Pitcairn House. Thank you for all the lovely comments we were both flattered by your kind remarks. We hope it is not too long until we see you again. Kindest regards Heather and Steve.

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having decided to stop off in the lakes on our way home from a road trip and a weekend of BSB action we soon found out just how busy and hard to find accommodation in the lakes is in high summer but we were lucky when we found that Steve and Heather had a cancellation and where more than happy...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

As avid bikers ourselves we hope we have a good idea what our fellow riders are looking for when choosing their accommodation. From reading through your lovely review it would seem we are achieving our aim and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our home. As you mentioned it was very fortuitous that we had a cancellation just...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been a little while since we last stayed here but once again it didn't disappoint. Fortunately we were able to get booked in at very short notice for a new year stay. The booking process is simple, check the dates online or just call up direct. We don't even look elsewhere in Keswick now, Pitcairn is our first choice....

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

While it is always great to welcome back guests it is even better to know that we have maintained the high standards you experienced on previous visits. Like many guest houses we have an on-line booking system but we always feel speaking to prospective guests gives a much more personal feel to a reservation. Our location makes us a very...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Highly recommend staying at this wonderful B&B. Beautiful accommodation and really lovely welcoming hosts. So many walks right on the doorstep and the town is a stone's throw away. Lots of restaurants, shops and pubs to choose from and will definitely come back soon. Thank you

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is very satisfying for us to read all your lovely comments and emphasises so many of the positive aspects Pitcairn House has to offer. Our close situation to the town, Lake, Theatre, shops and restaurants plus easy access to so many walks helps make us a very popular choice of location. This plus the hospitality of our home is...

Merstham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay at Pitcairn House. Heather and Steve are as friendly and helpful as any hosts possibly could be and the accommodation is excellent. Keswick is also a lovely location with lots of bars and restaurants in addition to access to some superb walks. Can't recommend it enough.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation of excellence and for adding your comments in a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found the hospitality of our home so welcoming. Our close proximity to Keswick is definitely a positive factor for many of our guests when selecting their accommodation, plus many local walks can be started...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

All aspects of Pitcairn house are of the highest quality, this - coupled with the most friendly and accommodating hosts ensures that we try and visit on at least 3 occasions per year time permitting. We have stayed in most of the rooms now, all of which are super clean, freshly decorated and very comfortable. I love my food which...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is great to know we are maintaining the high standards you have come to expect when staying at Pitcairn House and seems to be one of the main reasons you keep coming back. We also understand the importance of a good breakfast and endeavour to offer our guests an extensive menu choice which we hope covers all appetites. Your...

Heswall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is the second time I have stayed here and it turned out to be another lovely stay. Heather and Steve were very helpful and friendly. Our room was was comfortable and clean with en suite facilities and lovely views looking out towards Skiddaw. The guesthouse is situated about 5 minutes work from Keswick town centre and all its main...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is always very satisfying for us to welcome guests back into our home and so pleased you enjoyed another stay. We have to agree that the views from the windows of your room are quite spectacular and helps make this one of our most popular choices of rooms. Thank you for all the positive comments and we hope you...

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay, great bedroom, comfortable and well decorated. Heather and Steve were very friendly. Breakfast good, very welcoming and homely. We would definitely go back. Great location to Keswick and Derwent Water.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa and Gary and so pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us. It is lovely to read all your positive comments and very satisfying to know you would like to come back. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and we look forward to seeing you maybe in 2017. Kind regards Heather and Steve

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely weekend staying with Steve and Heather at Pitcairn House, we couldn't have been made to feel more welcome. Very comfortable double en-suite room, with a stunning view of Skiddaw. Delicious breakfasts, with a wide range of choices. We will be back.

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you again Phil, to meet Julie and welcome you both into our home. We have to agree with you about the view which undoubtedly is one of the main reasons for the rooms popularity with our guests. This plus the warmth, hospitality and friendly atmosphere we hope all contribute to a comfortable stay in Pitcairn...

Bulli, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The proprietors were very friendly and helpful. Booked restaurants, taxis and made us a packed lunch as we had an early start to catch a train. The building was lovely however we had a room up under the roof and it was a workout with the bags when we left. Steve helped us with bags on arrival. Lovely views out...

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heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you for all the warm comments and glad you enjoyed your stay in our home. The top floor rooms do require the negotiation of a few flights of stairs but as you discovered the view over the roof tops is amazing. Hopefully getting your bags down was easier than getting them up and trust you had a safe onward...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pitcairn House is a slate built, Victorian Guest House conveniently situated within 2 minutes walk of Keswick and close to the shores of the beautiful Lake Derwentwater. All rooms are pleasantly decorated, comfortably furnished and centrally heated plus have flat screen TV's, hospitality tray and hair dryers. The whole area is surrounded by stunning fell scenery and many of the famous Wainwright walks can be tackled direct from our front door. Other local attractions are also nearby such as the ever popular Theatre by the Lake, parks, museum, cinema, pitch and put, pleasure boats and launches. We also have a small, private car park, anchor points for m/cycles, a drying room and free superfast Wi Fi access. We look forward to welcoming you into our home. ... 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: $50 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles X458GNmichelleh, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a room on the lower floors”
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“Top floor had great views”
 of 5 bubbles Osteo16, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem good value.”
 of 5 bubbles gazfraz51, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The top floors have great views of nearby fells”
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