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The Winchester Bed & Breakfast

  • 58 Blancathra Street
  • Keswick
  • Cumbria
  • CA12 4HT


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Historic Romantic
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 6 well appointed ensuite rooms  
  • Surrounded by walks and hikes  
  • Quality Cumbria Assured 

About this Bed and Breakfast

An award-winning B&B in Keswick, The Winchester is perfect for walking and activity breaks in the North Lakes. We consistently receive excellent reviews from our guests and the B&B features spectacular mountain views and stylish all ensuite accommodation. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Each of our six ensuite rooms includes free WiFi and is appointed to a high standard, with a choice of four double rooms, one twin and a family room (children over 8 years welcome). Facilities include flatscreen TVs with Freeview channels, hairdryers, glasses, refreshment trays with tea/ coffee making facilities, fluffy soft towels, alarm clocks and complimentary toiletries. Essentials such as ironing facilities, cork screws and bottle openers are all happily provided on request. Arrival requested between 3pm and 9pm. 


A hearty award-winning Cumbrian breakfast is included in your booking, served in our elegant dining area featuring views across to the great northern peak of Skiddaw. Generous breakfasts are locally sourced, and include a range of buffet starters such as fresh fruits, yoghurt and cereals followed by our popular big Cumbrian cooked breakfast – a vegetarian cooked option is always available and special diets are happily catered for on request. View our full breakfast menu on our website.

Other Facilities

We sell discount launch tickets for Derwentwater trips and discount theatre tickets - just ask when booking!


2 nights minimum stay at weekends. Sorry no children under 8 years old and no pets please. 

Around and About

Keswick town centre with its wide choice of specialist shops, markets, fine inns, arts centre and restaurants is just a 2 minute level walk away – don’t miss the town’s weekly open air markets on Thursdays and Saturdays! 


The Winchester is located on Blencathra Street five minutes walk from the centre of Keswick town centre. From the A66, take the first turning into Keswick and drop down the hill to the t-junction. Turn right onto Penrith Road and continue for approximately one mile. Follow the river and go past the fire station then take the 2nd turning on your left on to Wordsworth Street. Go 100 yards onto Blencathra Street and The Winchester is opposite on your right.


Senior Citizens special

Special rate of £35 pppn for all over 60s Aug 5th - end of Oct (excl Bank Holidays). 3 min level stroll into town. Unrestricted parking Discount Launch & Theatre tickets Min stay 2 nights. Rates based on 2 sharing. Call 017687 73664 ref SCS

Offer expires 28th Oct 2016

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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SPECIAL SHORT BREAK DEALS - SAVE up to £25 on a double room

Stay any 4 consecutive nights - £145 per person; Stay 3 nights (Mon - Thurs) - £110 per person Deals available for stays between 5th Aug 2016 & 31st Oct 2016 excl Bank Hol Based on 2 sharing. Must be booked direct 017687 73664

Offer expires 26th Oct 2016

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

Contact direct to redeem offer



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