"A welcoming Guest House with high standards of hospitality, comfort & cleanliness"

Ideal for long or short breaks in Keswick and the Northern Lake District


Quietly situated and with private car parks, yet only four minutes walk from the town centre, Acorn House is ideal for long or short breaks in the heart of the Northern Lake District. As we have the prestigious Silver Award by the English Tourist Board you are guaranteed of a warm welcome.

The atmosphere of this fine Georgian house is friendly and relaxing, and the Edwards family are always on hand to ensure that your stay is an enjoyable one. Traditional furniture enhances the character of each of the nine spacious bedrooms, each individually designed and decorated with more than a touch of luxury.


The generous full English breakfast (or vegetarian option) will set you up for the day, whether walking, climbing or sightseeing.

After the days exertions you can relax in the elegant and comfortable lounge, or enjoy the attractive garden complete with pond and decked seating area.

The guest house is open for most of the year and with full central heating and a welcoming open fire in the residents lounge when really chilly, you can be sure of a warm welcome at Acorn House, whatever the season!


The property is a 5-minute drive from the A66 connecting with Workington and Penrith and just 16 miles from Junction 40 of the M6. You can drive to pretty Ambleside in 25 minutes and Grasmere in just 15. Of course, if you prefer to give the car a break too then there is also a good local bus service to many parts of the National Park.

Much closer to Acorn House are the many local shops, restaurants and attractions of Keswick. With a nearby cinema, theatre and lake – there is just so much to see and do, whatever the weather.

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