We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Pitcairn House

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Keswick
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Pitcairn House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

477 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Pitcairn House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 472: English reviews
Tipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had a wonderful stay here thanks to Heather and Steve. Our room was immaculate and you can tell they take great pride in their home. The breakfast was lovely and just what we needed on a cold morning before setting out on our walks. They both were very friendly and were more than willing to offer...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Helen W
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you for all your lovely comments and so pleased you felt you had such a excellent time while staying in our home. We do take particular pride in our home and good to see it shows to our guests. As breakfast is such an important meal we always try to give a good choice to start your day and...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Heather and Steve were very welcoming especially as our party of 5 people arrived in dribs and drabs. The rooms were a touch on the small side especially the triple room, but very comfortable none the less and the bathrooms excellent. Breakfast was also excellent with a comprehensive choice including gluten free options. Given its location of 5 minutes walk...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MalcolmHodson
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

We understand that guests sometimes have considerable distances to travel and occasionally have to get to us late in the evening so it was not problem having you arrive at different times. It is good to know you enjoyed the comforts and facilities of our home but a little surprised you felt the triple room was small. Compared to many...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my family as we had other family coming over from New Zealand that were staying in the Lake District. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were spotless and spacious. The breakfasts both mornings were excellent, the hosts leave a form in the room for you to pick what you would like on your breakfast...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hannah-rose-x
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and so pleased you enjoyed you stay in our home. It is very rewarding for us to read all your lovely comments many of which we are finding are mentioned in our other reviews. There are many aspects of our guests house that have proved popular with visitors, the location and cleanliness to name two...

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just returned from our fifth stay at Pitcairn House spanning the last 9 years. Like bad pennies we keep turning up at Steve and Heather's door! They are lovely folk who take huge pride in their home and making sure that their guests are warmly received and well looked after. The rooms are first class (we always opt for number...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank richardbowerlowe
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Nothing pleases us more than welcoming guests back into our home and lovely to know you have enjoyed another visits with us. We were so thrilled to hear your news about getting engaged and the forthcoming wedding and we wish you both all the best for the big day. As you discovered weekends are still quite busy in keswick even...

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were made to feel so welcome at this lovely B&B. Heather and Steve leant me their own flask as I'd forgotten mine & gave us delicious homemade cakes each morning to take on our walks. My daughter had never stayed in a B&B before and she now thinks it's perfectly normal to have delicious warm cakes everyday, fresh milk...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Osteo16
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

We are so pleased you both enjoyed staying in our home and glad we helped make your daughters experience of her first guest house such a memorable one. You are not the first of our guests who has forgotten to bring something so quite used to lending out various items and good to know they helped. Thank you for all...

Swaffham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We spent a few days here whilst walking in the Lake District, the fabulous care given us by Steve and Heather was second to none. They went out of their way to ensure we had a perfect stay and were a great source of information as to where to eat in the evenings and the best walks. They really made...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gazfraz51
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

Many thanks for all the kind words and comments regarding your recent stay and is pleasing to know you had an enjoyable time in our home. As we discussed during your visit this is an excellent area for exploring on a motorcycle so you must come back so we can show you some of the best routes. The only thing...

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My Dad and I stayed at Pitcairn house for 3 nights. The owners Heather and Steve were very friendly and good to talk to. We were quite pleased with the fridge which had fresh milk in, also you could store food of your own inside of it. We stayed in room 5, the room was very comfortable and well decorated,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JoshuaDagwell
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It is great for us to know that you and your dad enjoyed your stay in our guest house which we hope felt just like home. The cakes on the top of the fridge are particularly popular and perhaps next time you come you can try Heather's chocolate sponge which is awesome. Glad you both like the room and the...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

There are so many positives, it's difficult to know where to start. When we arrived, we couldn't find a parking spot close to the B&B, so the owner Steve moved his own car so we could have his spot - great first impression! That set the tone for the weekend - the owners were incredibly friendly and helpful, suggesting walks,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Steve M
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

As well as the hospitality we like to feel that it is all the little extra things that we do and provide that make a stay at Pitcairn House so memorable. From the greeting at the front door until the moment you leave we will endeavour to ensure that all our guests have a relaxed, comfortable time in our home....

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Loved it hospitality was first rate lovely interiors fantastic breakfast booking again for next year 5 min walk to town centre perfect my favourite town in Cumbria and found my favourite place to stay

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Vicki K
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you both and glad you enjoyed the warmth and friendliness of our home. We are please to see that we impressed in so many areas and also encouraged you to add your 1st review which we appreciate immensely. We hope it is not too long until you come and stay in your favourite place again....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed for two nights on the top floor in one of three rooms that shares a bathroom. Quite a few stairs up, but that's to be expected. Nicely decorated and good value. Separate bathroom and toilet just outside the room so it doesn't feel like you're missing out on an en suite. I also got lucky because I was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RJG19792014
heatherandsteve, Owner at Pitcairn House, responded to this review

It often surprises our guests how high these old Victorian houses are but the views from the roof top windows are well worth the effort of climbing the stairs. The shared facility rooms are always less popular then the en-suites but all are pleasantly furnished and the separate toilet and shower are conveniently situated directly outside the bedroom doors. We...

73 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (35)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Other (21)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (38)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (32)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Keswick hotels
0.3 km away
Inn on the Square
Inn on the Square
#5 of 12 in Keswick
492 reviews
0.4 km away
LakeSide House
LakeSide House
#14 of 177 in Keswick
529 reviews
0.2 km away
Honister House
Honister House
#3 of 177 in Keswick
304 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Avondale Guest House
Avondale Guest House
#10 of 177 in Keswick
297 reviews
0.4 km away
Howe Keld
Howe Keld
#11 of 177 in Keswick
308 reviews
0.3 km away
Thornleigh Guest House
Thornleigh Guest House
#4 of 177 in Keswick
289 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pitcairn House is a slate built, Victorian Guest House conveniently situated within 2 minutes walk of Keswick and close to the shores of the beautiful Lake Derwentwater. All rooms are pleasantly decorated, comfortably furnished and centrally heated plus have flat screen TV's, hospitality tray and hair dryers. The whole area is surrounded by stunning fell scenery and many of the famous Wainwright walks can be tackled direct from our front door. Other local attractions are also nearby such as the ever popular Theatre by the Lake, parks, museum, cinema, pitch and put, pleasure boats and launches. We also have a small, private car park, anchor points for m/cycles, a drying room and free superfast Wi Fi access. We look forward to welcoming you into our home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pitcairn House

Address: 7 Blencathra Street, Keswick CA12 4HW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: ₹ 2,577 - ₹ 4,573 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Pitcairn House Keswick, Lake District
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Pitcairn House staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Melbourne, Australia
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Pitcairn House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles X458GNmichelleh, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a room on the lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles Y4152FJjohns, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor had great views”
 of 5 bubbles Osteo16, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem good value.”
 of 5 bubbles gazfraz51, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The top floors have great views of nearby fells”
 of 5 bubbles manly-seaeagle, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5