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Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights. Steve and Sue were perfect hosts and gave us a very warm and friendly welcome. The guest house is spotlessly clean and serves a delicious breakfast. Our room had wonderful views of Derwent water and the fells. An excellent location for walking and touring the lakes.

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review and for your lovely comments, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you again another time. Sue and Steve

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights over the weekend and were met by Sue and Steve who were so friendly. We had Room 5 which had been newly decorated and was really comfortable if a little on the small side. Looking at the lovely views whilst eating breakfast is a fantastic experience and not to be missed even it is raining....

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments Erica, we're glad you felt welcome and enjoyed your breakfasts. Room 5 is our smaller double, and the price does reflect this. We are pleased you found it comfortable. Lovely to hear you will be staying again another time and we look forward to welcoming you again then. Sue and Steve

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skiddaw Croft B&B was a great find. Situated in the pretty village of Portinscale it is within walking distance of Keswick and is an ideal location to visit the surrounding area. The owners Dave and Sue made us most welcome and we appreciated the coffee and delicious ginger cake which we were offered upon arrival. This was served in the...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Carol for the lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time. We're glad you liked your room, the views are great aren't they! Happy you enjoyed the breakfast and that you will be recommending us to friends and family. We look forward to welcoming you again another time. Sue and Steve

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Two friends and I stayed at Skiddaw Croft to explore the local area, relax and catch up. It was a perfect location for that. We had a comfortable room with en-suite, tv and an amazing view from the large window. We enjoyed walking into town along the good path to enjoy the pubs and restaurants. Most importantly, our hosts couldn't...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Hannah, we're glad you relaxed and enjoyed the views, the local pubs & restaurants and your breakfasts! We hope to see you again in 2017. Sue and Steve

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Steve couldn't have been more helpful when I arrived at the door unexpected! A single room was made up at short notice, and what a comfortable room. Pristine clean, with modern and working appliances. A fantastic shower (none of those fiddly unciphered knobs and guessing which is hot or which is cold).... Nice touches too. Like a tray full of...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review David, we appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us. We saw the pictures of the Remembrance day service on the top of Great Gable, looks like a great turnout. We hope to welcome you back again soon, remember to ring us on 017687 72321 for the best...

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Friendly, comfortable and relaxing bed and breakfast. Sue and Steve were extremely helpful and welcoming, and nothing seemed too much trouble. Supplied local knowledge and information regarding walks etc. Excellent room with a view, and great facilities including bike storage and private parking. Lovely breakfast in peaceful setting. Great location in the peace and quiet but within walking distance of...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review Colleen. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you both again another time. Sue and Steve

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am a full time, professional landscape photographer who spends a lot of time in the Lake District and I end up staying at a great deal many B&B and hotels all with varying degree of quality and standards. I booked two nights at Skiddaw Croft for the weekend 22nd - 23rd October 2016 and despite arriving at 9pm on...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a comprehensive review, we really appreciate it. It was interesting to hear all about your landscape photography business and the places it has taken you. We're glad you found the pull out desk helpful to work from and that you felt at home here - that is our aim...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent B&B , our room was at he top of the property with a nice view of the mountains The owners Sue and Dave greeted us on arrival and we were offered a hot drink and a delicious slice of ginger cake They were both perfect hosts , nothing was too much trouble and Sue is very informative on the...

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Thank you for your review Richard, we appreciate it. We hope you enjoy the various trips you have coming up and look forward to welcoming you back to the Lakes another time. Sue and Steve

Reigate
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights, Sue and Steve are great hosts and welcomed us with tea and cake. Lots of information about what to do and where to eat, try their suggested drive round Buttermere and Derwent Water, stunning views. Room no 3 has a fabulous view you can sit in the bay window and admire. The room was well...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed our favourite local drive, which is a great way to see the most of the surrounding fells. Glad you found your room comfortable and made the most of the lake views. We source our sausages, black pudding and bacon from the local Keswick butchers so we're glad you noticed the quality. Thank you for your...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a couple of nights away at Skiddaw Croft and we had a lovely time. Worth noting that it's a dog friendly B&B and Steve and Sue made both us and Holly the dog very welcome. The room was very clean and well appointed and a comfy bed too. Nice touches of a dogs bowl and biscuit treat...

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Thanks for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt welcome. We look forward to seeing you and Holly again soon. Sue and Steve

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast is in the lovely village of Portinscale, just outside Keswick. We have lovely views from the bedrooms of Derwentwater/Castlerigg Fell and Grisedale Pike. We have a guest lounge for residents to relax in after a day walking, cycling or site-seeing. Skiddaw Croft is an Edwardian house with 6 letting rooms. Please see our website for more details. We hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast

Address: Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Portinscale
Hotel Class:4 star — Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Front rooms have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles jamjarjelly, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 is the best with views towards the peaks”
 of 5 bubbles EricaW213, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor has great views!”
 of 5 bubbles 493hannahs, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms with Lake views”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only 1 front facing double room on top floor for view of Derwentwater.”
 of 5 bubbles christinecH2947LO, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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