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Greystoke House

(10 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.5
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.7
  • Facilities 4.3
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.8

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Greystoke House Information


A warm welcome awaits you at Greystoke House Guesthouse, situated in Keswick, in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Originally a Victorian gentleman's residence built in 1897 from local Skiddaw slate, Greystoke House is situated in a quiet residential area, less than a five minute walk to Keswick’s famous market square with its many shops, bars, pubs and restaurants. Greystoke house offers warm and comfortable accommodation in both standard single and double en-suite rooms. We are a small, non-smoking, dog friendly Bed & Breakfast, ideally located to visit a variety of local attractions including the Theatre by the Lake and Keswick museum and provides the perfect base for walking and exploring this beautiful area of the Lake District.


  • Free WiFi internet
  • Bike lock-up
  • Meet & greet service
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Express check out
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Pet(s) live on property


  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Farmhouse breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Adventure
  • Backpacking
  • Cinema
  • Exhibition


The house is approached from street level up 1 small step and 2 larger steps into the main entrance and the front entrance porch is well lit from dusk until midnight. There are three 1st floor bedrooms, and three 2nd floor bedrooms and no ground floor guest accommodation, there are 10 steps up the first flight to a landing and 7 further steps up to these first floor bedrooms. The stairs are 92cm wide with a strong balustrade and shallow carpet. The handrail is on the left hand side ascending. There are 9 steps up to a small landing with a window then a further 8 steps up to the 2nd floor where there are 3 further bedrooms. The stairways and landings are well lit and uncluttered. We would like to advise our guests that we are committed to the issue of disability access and aim to provide a quality service where-ever possible. Greystoke House will continue to assess and improve disability access whenever opportunities become available.


Check in: 16:00 till 20:00
Check out: 10:00
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Pets by arrangement
Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Penrith (M6 junction 40) (17.0 miles)

    From Penrith on the A66 take the A591 to Keswick/Windermere, at the T-junction turn right towards the town centre.

    Take the first left turn after the Fire / Ambulance station on to Blencathra Street. Follow this round to the right and continue along, taking the 4th left turn on to Leonard Street. Continue over Helvellyn Street and we are first on the left.

    For a scenic route coming from the South, leave the M6 at junction 36 and take the A591 through Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere and follow the instructions as above.

  • Train from Penrith (North Lakes) (17.0 miles)

    The nearest railway station to Keswick is Penrith (North Lakes), on the West Coast Main Line. 

    A bus service, taking forty minutes, connects Penrith Station with Keswick Bus Station. 

    You could even hire a PAYG low emission car at Penrith Station!

  • Coach from Keswick Bus Station (0.5 miles)

    From Keswick Bus Station, walk past booths towards the town centre. Continue onto Main St, crossing the road, and turn right heading past Bar Metro towards the Market Square.
    Continue and head towards the left-hand side of the Moot Hall.
    Turn left on to Station Street and continue until you reach the junction with Penrith Road.
    Sharp right turn onto Southey Street (down the side of Cumbria Cottages).
    Take the third left onto Helvellyn Street then turn right onto Leonard Street.
    You will see us diagonally opposite. 

  • Air from Carlisle Lake District Airport (40.0 miles)

    Keswick is within easy driving distance of Carlisle Lake District Airport where you can hire a car having easy access to the M6.

    Take the M6 South to Junction 40 and follow the directions for travelling by car.

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