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BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel Near Keswick is set overlooking some of England's highest fells and Bassenthwaite Lake. The hotel is in a beautiful location, just 8 miles from Keswick and ideally situated for those wishing to explore Bassenthwaite, Keswick and the Lake District.

So whether you're out and about or relaxing at the hotel, with the Lake District as our back garden you'll be guaranteed peace & quiet.

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Location

Bassenthwaite
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 4RG
England
AA

Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Tennis, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Selected rooms only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

There is a variety of food options at the Castle Inn, from fine dining in the Ritsons restaurant, to the more casual experience in the Castle Inn Tavern. Our Head Chef brings a wealth of experience with AA rosettes, gained in 4 star hotel restaurants throughout the country.

Chef Neil Blackler

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Ritson Restaurant

Our restaurant has a warm and modern appeal, for either a romantic meal for two, or a family meal. if you are hosting a special occassion, private dining can also be arranged in one our of our function rooms.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Castle Inn Tavern

Our relaxing Castle Inn Tavern is a favourite with all our guests. With an extensive menu, relaxing dining and local beers there is something on the menu for everyone.

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Keswick Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Rural
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6225 Yards
No handicap required

Location

11.6 miles away in Keswick

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £15.00
18 holes £20.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £22.00
Tuition £15.00

Cockermouth Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Felllside
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 5410 Yards
No handicap required

Location

5.1 miles away in Cockermouth

Prices

9 holes £10.00
18 holes £16.00

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym

  • Grass tennis court

  • Large indoor heated swimming pool (15m)

  • Gym

  • Games room with Wii Sports and table tennis

  • Steam room and sauna

  • Grass tennis court

  • 9 hole putting green

  • Croquet

  • List of local attractions and walks

  • Board games

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Whether you feel like a dip in our 15 meter pool followed by a sauna and a steam or a workout in our state-of-the-art gym, you'll feel fantastic when you leave our leisure suite!

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Weddings

Located within a stunning setting, with views to Bassenthwaite Lake and some of the Lake District's most famous fells, which provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel has beautiful landscaped gardens where guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the local area.

The hotel has a number of suites licensed to host Civil Ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and evening receptions; so whether you are planning a small intimate wedding or a large grand affair, the four star BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel is the perfect romantic venue.

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Wedding service and reception venue

It is so important that everything is personalised to make your wedding day a truly memorable occasion for everyone, and is exactly how you would like to celebrate this very special event. We can help create a bespoke package to make sure your day is exactly how you have always dreamed of.

Catering

From the canape reception to a sit-down meal and evening buffet, we will cater for your every need. Should you be looking for something slightly different such as an afternoon tea, or hog roast, we can cater for your own requirments. Our head chef whenever possible selects his products from local suppliers to create a selection of delicious menus. We are also proud to boast that we are one of the only hotels within Cumbria which offer your guests a choice of menu on the day!

Honeymoon Suite

The good news is that you'll receive complimentary use of our four poster honeymoon suite on your wedding night*

*subject to minimum numbers

Registrar

Registry office:
Whitehaven
College House, Flatt Walks, Whitehaven CA28 7RW
01946 506190




We pride ourselves on making the day as bespoke to each individual couple as we possibly can.
Any questions then please contact us and we are more than happy to answer them and listen to all the fantastic ideas you may have to make the day as magical as possible.

For any enquiries please call Wedding Co-ordinator on 01768 776401

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M6, J40, 24.00 miles
Nearest train station: Carlisle and Penrith, 23.00 miles
Nearest airport: Manchester, 130.00 miles
Free parking on site (150 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
Bassenthwaite
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 4RG
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Workington Football Club (15 miles)

  • Whitehaven Rugby League (22 miles)

  • Carlisle United Football Club (24 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Osprey's at Bassenthwaite (Dodd Wood) (3 miles)

  • Winlatter Forest & Go Ape (6 miles)

  • Skiddaw Mountain (5 miles)

  • Theatre by the Lake (7 miles)

  • Lakeland Wildlife Centre (0.5 miles)

Shopping

  • Keswick (7 miles)

  • Cockermouth (7 miles)

  • Carlisle (20 miles)

  • Workington (15 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Overlooking some of the Lake District's highest fells, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel can really boast great meeting rooms with great views! Our four dedicated conference rooms can cater for meetings for up to 200 delegates in a theatre style. Each with natural daylight and contemporary decor.

Our vast landscaped gardens are ideal for team building, getting fresh air during refreshments breaks or outdoor catering event.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Budworth 200 108 90 50 150
Skelton 80 36 35 40 70
Senhouse 50 27 24 26 50
Dalton 50 27 24 26 40
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 541 traveller reviews
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Rating

Overnight Stay

26/03/2015 Jawalton00,

This was our second hotel of a 7 hotel week on a tour of Cumbria/Northumberland. It was one of the best. Leisure facilities, food and accommodation were the highlights. We did find it a bit more... more

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Enjoyable stay

24/03/2015 Rosmitch M, Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom

Warm welcome from the staff and a comfortable stay in an executive room with views of the garden. Delicious Cumbrian cooked breakfast and also a good choice for continental. Peaceful location for a... more

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Fantastic

24/03/2015 Valerie B, Selby, United Kingdom

It is a while since we have stayed here but it is one of our favourite places The executive rooms are amazing and well worth the extra cost From the moment you arrive you are looked after. The staff... more

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Extremely Pleasant Break

24/03/2015 Peug, North Yorkshire

We have just spent a very pleasant three days at the Castle Inn celebrating our Wedding Anniversary. The Staff were very friendly and helpful, room and facilities pleasantly comfortable, with... more

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Better than expected

22/03/2015 MarronE_12, Manchester, United Kingdom

We chose this hotel to give us easier access to the northern lakes than that offered by our usual choice in Ambleside. I was surprised to be contacted by phone for the security number of the credit... more