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Ferndene Guest House

6 St John's Terrace | Ambleside Road, Keswick CA12 4DP, England
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Ranked #26 of 178 Keswick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard and Christine make you feel very welcome in this cosy B&B. Richard has lots of advice and recommendations for local activities. Our room, #5, was on the second floor (third in American usage) with 2 large windows facing the street and a view of the lovely old church. The bed was comfortable and there was a good amount of... More

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this guesthouse is exceptional! Friendly helpful hosts and staff. Very comfortable and Spotless room, Lovely freshly cooked breakfast. Ideal position just a short stroll into Keswick or the lake. We will certainly be back.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My boyfriend booked three nights in 'the suite' at Ferndene (9-12 June 2014) for my birthday, and what an amazing present it was! We travelled up via train and found the B&B really easily thanks to the directions on Ferndene's website, we were greeted by the lovely Richard & Christine who throughout our stay were fantastic hosts! They really made... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I visit Keswick many times per year - I don't usually stay in B&B this place was great owners friendly and helpful breakfasts were (truly) excellent - you pick what you want the night before you eat - then all is cooked fresh rooms OK Shower and bathrooms clean parking good TV in room OK tea and coffee in room... More

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Really pleased of everything the Ferndene Guest House has to offer.Clean,homely,friendly beauty location..and friendly mine hosts.Came to spend my birthday here and utterly enjoyed all moments.Highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Nice couple running Ferndene, very knowledgeable of local area. Excellent room, facing church, with comfortable bed and equipped with everything we needed, although third floor...so ...many stairs! Fantastic breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We recently stayed 2 nights and I can highly recommend the Ferndene. The room we stayed in was room 5 and it was a beautiful room. The breakfast was excellent and I can say it was the nicest breakfast I have had in any hotel/guest house. The owners were lovely and Richard gave us some very good advice on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

What a clean comfortable and friendly place to stay, Richard and Christine were so accommodating and made us feel so welcome. The breakfast was amazing and the room spotless. An ideal place to stay in Keswick and we would not hesitate to stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The welcome from mine hosts on arrival set the scene for the week.We enjoyed a most friendly and lovely atmosphere for all our stay.The quality of the breakfast and its presentation was a credit to them both and menu requests outside the norm attended too without fuss. The room and en-suite was spotless with a great shower and we have... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ferndene Guest House is a great B&B in close proximity to Keswick town centre - a couple of minutes walk. Room was modern and very clean and stocked with provisions for hot drinks etc which were refilled every day. Breakfasts were delicious and gave plenty of choice. A couple of reviewers mention parking: Richard made sure everyone could park and... More

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Address: 6 St John's Terrace | Ambleside Road, Keswick CA12 4DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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Richard and Christine welcome you to Ferndene B&B Guest House - A contemporary family run guest house offering high standard, comfortable and friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in Keswick.Ferndene Guest House is quietly situated a short stroll from the centre of the beautiful market town of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District National Park We are the perfect base to enjoy the magnificent scenery whether you wish to walk, cycle and explore the huge range of outdoor activities available nearby or simply to relax in comfort and get away from it all for a relaxing or romantic break. Ferndene Guest House is a pleasant ten minute walk from the Derwentwater lakeshore with its stunning views, boating, lake steamers and the famous Theatre by the Lake.Our traditional Victorian guest house has been comprehensively refurbished while still retaining much of its original character and, with our modern Annexe conveniently located next to our car park (providing free off road parking), has been carefully decorated in a modern style throughout. Rooms in the main house offer magnificent views of the mountains, with our exclusive top floor Suite giving panoramic views over Keswick and the fells.After a restful night's sleep in one of our tastefully furnished bedrooms enjoy a relaxing start to the day with breakfast served in our comfortable dining room overlooking the garden and St. John's Church. Indulge yourself with the famous Ferndene Guest House cooked Cumbrian breakfast, selected from the best locally available and Fairtrade sources (lighter options and vegetarian breakfasts also always available on request). ... more   less 
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