Guest House / Holiday Accommodation Keswick, Cumbria

About Us

Welcome to Tarn Hows Guest House offering Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Keswick at the heart of Wainwright’s Lake District.

Tarn Hows Guest House is a traditional, elegant, slate Victorian residence built in 1864 and recently refurbished throughout, maintaining many original features, yet beautifully appointed having bedrooms with that ’wow-factor’. Tarn Hows could be the perfect base for your stay in the Lake District as our Guest House is within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, parks, lakes & fells.

Welcome to Tarn Hows : Lake District Guest House Accommodation

We at Tarn Hows Guest House are more than willing to share our local knowledge and enthusiasm for Keswick, Cumbria and the Lake District by helping to plan your stay, whether, after a hearty breakfast, you are sight-seeing or wishing to experience the breathtaking scenery from a higher viewpoint. We have a library of walking guides, books and maps of the Lake District which are available to guests.

  • Private Parking
  • Quality Bed & Breakfast
    • Stylish Bedrooms
    • Wi-Fi Internet Access in Guest Rooms
    • Drying Facilities for guests
    • Close to Keswick Town Centre
    • Open All Year
    • Strictly Non Smoking
    • No Pets

Keswick is the perfect base for your Lake District stay, and if you enjoy freshly cooked local food, comfortable, stylish and elegant accommodation with excellent service and hospitality, then Tarn Hows Guest House is the only place for you.

Premium Yet Affordable Guest Accommodation In Keswick, Cumbria

The bustling, historic market town of Keswick in the Lake District is only a few minutes walk away with its acclaimed shops, bars and restaurants. The tranquil waters of Derwentwater are on the doorstep as is the main route to the beautiful Borrowdale valley, reputed to be the most scenic and inspiring in the whole of the Lake District. Leaving your car in our private car park, there are boundless opportunities to explore Keswick, the traditional villages, and the majestic fells and local cultural heritage of the Lake District. If you wish to walk, climb or cycle amongst the spectacular scenery of the Lake District, there is advice, help and information for you at Tarn Hows Guest House. There are local facilities for guided walks, climbing, golf, swimming, fishing and pony trekking . Why not try sailing, canoeing or kayaking on the beautiful Derwentwater, or for the more adventurous, Via Ferrata or quad biking!

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Access Statement

All our bedrooms are on the first or second floor and therefore there are a number of stairs to climb to access them.  All bedrooms have use of private facilities which include a shower, toilet and basin.  There are no baths in the property.  Room 2 is a twin room, which can be converted to a double, and is on the first floor.  It has a separate private shower room which is located on the half landing between the ground floor and the first floor. Room 3 is a superior double room with en-suite and is on the first floor.  Room 4 is a double room on the first floor with a separate private shower room which is located on the half landing between the ground floor and  the first floor.  Room 5 is a standard double with en-suite on the first floor.  Room 6 is a single with en-suite on the first floor.  Rooms 8 and 10 are standard double rooms with en-suite on the second floor.  Rooms 9 and 11 are single rooms with en-suite on the second floor.

There is private parking around the back of the property for seven cars, accessed via a driveway to the left of the property next door (1 Eskin Street).  There is a guest entrance leading from the car park into the property; there is restricted headroom in the rear corridor.

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So if you're looking for an affordable Lake District Guest House then look no further than Tarn Hows. Whether it’s a query or a quote, pick up the phone and call 01768 773217 today or visit our contact page or send us an email.