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Skiddaw Croft B&B

  • Skiddaw Croft
  • Portinscale
  • Keswick
  • Cumbria
  • CA12 5RD


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Historic Romantic
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 6 comfortable guest rooms
  • Spectacular views
  • Delicious breakfasts
  • Children over 8 welcome
  • Drying facilities & cycle storage

About this Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to Skiddaw Croft Guest House in Portinscale. We are situated in a beautiful location just two miles from Keswick. Our elegant Edwardian residence provides a spacious and comfortable range of guest rooms, ideal for single travellers, couples and families with older children. Walkers and cyclists are welcome and our property boasts splendid views over the surrounding Fells and Derwentwater.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

All of our guest rooms are well equipped with a flat screen TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and adjustable central heating.

Room 2 is ideal for families and has one double bed, one single bed and wonderful views over Grisedale Pike. It has en-suite shower/wc/basin. 

Room 3 offers the perfect retreat for couples and has a king-size bed plus fantastic mountain and lake views. It has en-suite shower/wc/basin.

Room 4 is one of our guest rooms suitable for solo guests with a single bed and a lake view. There is a basin in the room and it shares a separate shower room with our second single room.

Room 5 is an attic room with a double bed (some restricted headroom) and overlooks Grisedale Pike and Fells.  It has en-suite shower/wc and has a basin in the room.

Room 6 is a double room at the top of the house with a double bed.  It has a dormer window with fantastic views of Derwentwater and the Fells.  It has en-suite shower/wc and a basin in the room.

Room 7 is our second single room with a single bed and amazing views over Derwentwater and the surrounding Fells.  There is a basin in the room and it shares a shower room with the other single room.


Our rates include a delicious breakfast, which is created using locally sourced produce where possible. Vegetarians and guests with special dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice given. Breakfast is served from 8am to 9am with an earlier breakfast possible by arrangement.

Other facilities

  • Cosy guest lounge with books and magazines
  • Cycle lock up
  • Free Wi-Fi (Fibre Optic Broadband)
  • Private parking to the rear of the property
  • Drying facilities
  • Packed lunches by prior arrangement


Our prices per night, with complimentary breakfast, are as follows:  

Single room - £42 

Double room - from £77 for 2 adults  

Family room - from £96 for 3 adults.   

There is a minimum 2 night stay and seasonal price changes may apply - please contact us for further details.  

Room rates vary where less than full room occupancy is required and we are happy to assist you.  

Check in time is 3 pm to 8 pm and please check out by 10am on your departure day.   Please let us know if you wish to check-in outside of these times so we can assist you. 

All of our accommodation is non-smoking.   The above prices are a guide. The up to date room rates are available on our website through the link at the top of the advert under the telephone number. Bookings can be made via our website and will reflect any special offers we run and discounts available.

Around and About

 Our guest house is set in the northern reaches of Derwentwater and within easy reach of the varied shops and attractions of Keswick, two miles away. The local village of Portinscale has two marinas within a five minute walk which offer a range of water sports, such as paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing. A village shop/ cafe, pub and a hotel with a bar and restaurant can also be found in the village.



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