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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
  • Pet Friendly
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 6 comfortable guest rooms
  • Dog friendly
  • 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 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 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. We can accommodate 1 medium sized dog, or 2 small dogs, in this room.

Room 3 offers the perfect retreat for couples and has a king-size bed plus fantastic mountain and lake views.

Room 4 is one of our guest rooms suitable for solo guests and has a lake views. This room also shares a shower room with our second single room, Room 7, which has a dormer window overlooking Derwentwater.

We have a further double attic room, Room 5, overlooking Grisedale Pike and a second family room for three people, Room 6, which has a dormer window overlooking the lake and mountains.


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 - £40  

Double room - from £75 for 2 adults  

Family room - from £90 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 4pm to 9pm and please check out by 10am on your departure day.  

One large or two small/ medium size dogs may be accepted by prior arrangement at an extra charge of £6 each per night. Please note that dogs are not to be left unattended in guest rooms and are not allowed in the breakfast room.  

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.


10% Discount on entire booking for 5 nights or more

When a booking is made for more than 5 nights, we offer a 10% discount on the entire booking

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

Contact direct to redeem offer



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