The farmhouse is a lovely typical old style English cottage with the odd conversion added on.
The room we stayed in was en-suite with a shower but a bath was available across the landing. As with any traditional cottage the rooms are reasonably small but very well fitted and with a good attention to detail from Joanne. Rob is a painter/decorator so the whole building is kept to a high standard and the whole building was warm enough without being too hot.
The breakfast was superb and basically a wide choice of whatever you want, far more than we could eat. They also provide a pack lunch service which was also very good at £6, sandwich (cheese/ham or whatever), apple, orange, 2x snack bars, cake (or mince pie), crisps and a drink.
There is the pub across the road which we had New years dinner in and the food was very reasonably priced and very good.
There are other places to eat and drink within a mile or so but the only lakeside café we did that was close was the nickel end marina café as it rained a lot when we were there and the lake was only a few feet from their back door at the marina so it made for an interesting lunch (which was also very cheap).
All in all a very enjoyable stay with lovely friendly owners who cannot do enough to make your stay enjoyable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Swiniside Farmhouse is in the Newlands Valley. It has three letting bedrooms all of which are en-suite and tastefully decorated. It is in the ideal location with some fantastic walking and cycling. The views are breathtaking all around, especially on the top of Catbells and Derwentwater is just a stone throw away. The market town of Keswick is just 3 miles awaywith all amenities. There is an Inn across the road that do bar meals and also more eating placea in Portinscale and Braithwaite. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Swinside Farmhouse Newlands Valley, Keswick, Lake District