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Best Western Plus Lake District Keswick Castle Inn Hotel

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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.

Should you be using sat nav to reach the hotel, please note if travelling along the A591 from Keswick, please do NOT turn off the A591 into Bassenthwaite Village. We are located on the A591, a further 5 minutes drive along the main road.

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Location

Bassenthwaite
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 4RG
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6254*
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Summary

For detailed driving directions please refer to the 'Explore Hotel' section
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

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

  • Large indoor heated swimming pool (15m)

  • Games room with Wii Sports and table tennis

  • Steam room and sauna

  • 9 hole putting green

  • Croquet

  • List of local attractions and walks

  • Board games

  • Gym

  • Grass tennis court

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.

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.

Sat nav users: type CA12 4RG

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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

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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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 947 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 384
Rating: 4 326
Rating: 3 121
Rating: 2 64
Rating: 1 52
Rating

Good food in Tavern

08/12/2017 403hughh, Manchester, United Kingdom

The lightning ice cream was corr, the Tavern menu is very versatile for walk ins, stays and the local ale at £3.50 was reasonable. Good breakfast and fair leisure facilities. Ok so there was a confer... more

Rating

Excellent, friendly service

02/12/2017 robandjudy2017, Greater Melbourne, Australia

Lovely hotel in beautiful location. Helpful and friendly staff. Great bar and restaurant. Alistair particularly good at his job - warm and friendly at the same time as being very professional. And a d... more

Rating

Good food, excellent room, caring staff.

20/11/2017 Brian B,

We booked our stay 17th to 19th of November through Secret Escapes, and my birthday was on the 19th. Welcome was warm and friendly, a lovely room, everything we could need, a comfy bed, and a lovely ... more

Owner Response
DGM-CastleInnHotel, Manager at Best Western Plus Lake District, Keswick, Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 'Brian B', Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent 2 night break with us. I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay, and that we were able to look after you during your birthday break. Unfortunately the Jacuzzi will be out of action for the foreseeable future, hence why it is boarded up, however we do not advertise that we have this as a facility in order to avoid guests disappointment. I hope we will see you again in the near future, and thank you again for such lovely comments. Kind Regards, Tom Cobley Deputy General Manager
Rating

A very enjoyable stay in a stunning location

13/11/2017 R7344TIjand, Crewe, United Kingdom

We had a very enjoyable 4 night break. The hotel was clean and comfy. The reception staff were very welcoming and knowledgeable. Our room was large and well appointed as was the bathroom. The bathroom... more

Owner Response
DGM-CastleInnHotel, Manager at Best Western Plus Lake District, Keswick, Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 'R7344TIjand', Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent 4 night break with us. It is a delight to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, and that you found our staff to be welcoming and friendly. I will ensure all our team here are made aware of your lovely feedback. Hopefully we will be welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards, Tom Cobley Deputy General Manager
Rating

Surprisingly good food

11/11/2017 eliza346, Glasgow, United Kingdom

excellent meal. Cauliflower fritters were delicious. Blade of beef was excellent. Far exceeded my expectations. Disappointed in veg which tasted as if had been cooked in dripping or lard. Wish had jus... more

Owner Response
DGM-CastleInnHotel, Manager at Best Western Plus Lake District, Keswick, Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 'eliza346', Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to us for an evening meal. I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal and wine. I am sorry that you didn't like the taste of your veg, however I can assure you It wasn't cooked in dripping or lard. The carrots that accompany the blade of beef are honey roasted, and the spring cabbage is cooked fresh in boiling water. I hope that we can welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Tom Cobley Deputy General Manager

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