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Thornleigh Guest House

4.0 of 5 23 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone taking over from Jill & Graham had a hard act to follow, Clare and David have certainly achieved it. From the warm welcome on arrival to the beautifully clean and well appointed bedrooms everything made for a great 3 night stay. The breakfasts offer a good variety and are enough to set you up for the rest of the... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location, fantastic views, wonderful hosts. Thornleigh is the best guest house we have stayed in and we will definitely be returning soon. Thanks Clare and Dave for a lovely weekend and it will definitely be 3 nights (at least) next time - it was just perfect!

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are delighted that everything was perfect for you both and that you really enjoyed your time here at Thornleigh. We really hope that you have the opportunity to return again soon and yes three nights is definitely better and more enjoyable than two!!! Have a fantastic festive period and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very welcoming indeed. We arrived quite late at night and this was no problem at all. The owners, Clare and David, go to great lengths to ensure you have a good stay. Nothing is too much to ask. As a keen walker, their knowledge of the local area was invaluable as well as forthcoming and they really understand what you... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your great review. We are delighted that as a returning guest, you loved the subtle changes we have made at Thornleigh. Our aim as you said to blend a traditional/modern feel and look. You certainly made the most of your time here in Keswick, conquering many mountains in some quite adverse conditions!! It really was an... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just spent the weekend in the company of Clare and David at the Thornleigh Guest House in Keswick and just had to leave a review. From the minute we arrived we were treated like visiting friends. They welcomed is into their home and genuinely couldnt do enough for us. The house is beautiful and our room (5) was... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. What an absolute pleasure it was too meet and host you both. We really enjoyed seeing you both get away from your hectic lives and relax and enjoy the delights of Keswick. You are absolutely right, the views from room 5 are spectacular, looking towards Catbells, Causey Pike and beyond. I must... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was our first visit to Keswick and I am so glad we chose to stay at Thornleigh Guest House. The owners, Clare and David, went the extra mile to ensure we had the best experience possible. The rooms were spotlessly clean, very comfortable and there were fantastic views from our windows. David took great pride in the breakfasts he... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are delighted that Thornleigh ticked all the boxes for you. It really gives us great pleasure and satisfaction knowing how much you enjoyed everything. You were an absolute pleasure to meet and host and can't wait to see you again in the not too distant future. Best wishes Clare and David. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have just had a truly wonderful three night stay at the Thornleigh guesthouse, which is just a short distance from the town centre. Clare and David were very welcoming and made every effort to ensure we had the very best possible experience in their guesthouse. Parking isn’t a problem with two spaces at the front of the house or... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

We are totally blown away by your amazing review. Thank you so much for your comments, we feel truly honoured to learn that you have been coming to Kewsick for 20 years and consider Thornleigh to be one of the best you have stayed in. As you know we have only been the privileged owners of Thornleigh since August and... More 

York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was out first trip to Keswick and will not be our last. We were meet at the door by David and Clare, who were so welcoming. David help us in with our bags. They were so friendly and full of local information. As we were there to do some fell running, they advised us exactly were we could venture.... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you both and were amazed at how active and energetic you are. You certainly inspired us, especially David who nicknamed you 'Mr & Mrs Incredible! We are truly disappointed that we are unable to accommodate you in May 15, as we are already fully booked during that... More 

Rochdale, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

just like to say that Claire and David the guest house owners made our short break extra special would recommend anyone to stay here the owners could not have done any more for us always trying to please us and make us very welcome the place was very clean and food was perfect lthere was a lot of choices for... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are so sorry for the delay in responding, we have been closed for a period of refurbishment. But now back to it and rearing to go!! We thoroughly enjoyed hosting both yourselves and your friends. It was great to see you enjoying the delights of Keswick and having a fantastic weekend. We... More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We have just returned from 4 fantastic nights at the Thornleigh Guest House. We were surprised to see new owners in Claire and David, however it was very obvious that the standard of service offered by the previous owners had been improved on. Those little extra touches that Claire and David provide made our stay just that little bit special.... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Phew, David passed the egg test, he is delighted!! Your comments are really important to us, as previous guests of Thornleigh. Not sure that we deserve the accolade of best guesthouse in Keswick (maybe in our dreams LOL!!) but we really appreciate the thought. We certainly are very fortunate to have such... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Returned to Thornleigh, the only place we have ever been to twice! I think this says it all really. Loved staying here for the central location just outside the front door and the mountains out the back, you are 10 minuets from the lake and the many pubs and eateries in the town. Since our last visit new owners have... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a lovely review. It is always encouraging and rewarding to receive such positive feedback from couples that stayed at Thornleigh prior to our arrival. Thank you very much. It's really nice to meet people like yourselves unperturbed by the weather and determined to tackle the local mountain peaks and have a... More 

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Address: 23 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thornleigh Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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