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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful B and B in a wonderful part of the world. We arrived earlier than expected and were willing to wait for our room. Luckily the room had already been vacated and Christine the owner showed us to room 7 (I find the negative reviews about this room laughable) We travel on a budget and the price...

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Good clean bedroom - TV, coffee/tea, decent shower, quiet and good WIFI. Location - Right next to shops/bars etc - easy to find. Parking - Busy but no issue as long as you use common sense. Breakfast - Nice and plenty of it. Also got some good advice on walks. Would stay again if visiting the area.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a really nice place, conveniently a three minute walk from the town center, comfortable and welcoming. Christine and Richard keep one of the cleanest properties we've ever stayed in. They have space for wet clothes, dirty boots and the bedroom was pristine along with the en-suite shower room. Morning is about breakfast my poached eggs were perfect and...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I stayed recently at Ferdene on a short break with my mum and 2 daughter's, we had a wonderful stay ,everything was as good as the website showed and more, the rooms were spotless and the breakfast really enjoyable, Richard and Christine couldn't have been more welcoming ,a really great place to stay if anyone was thinking of visiting the...

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1Thank Wendy L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Have to say this was without doubt the best guesthouse experience to date friendly welcome on arrival the room was immaculate the breakfast was excellent well done Christine and Richard would certainly return and recommend to others.

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Ferryhill
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed at Ferndene, again, for Keswick Jazz Festival. For once we had sunshine on all four days. Richard and Christine are very welcoming, nothing is too much trouble. The room, as always, was spotless. The breakfast is very well cooked and tasty - all the food is locally sourced. We have stayed there every year of the ten years...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just spent four nights here. The service was excellent, rooms comfortable and spotless, breakfasts well cooked, plentiful and lots of choice. The hosts, Richard and Christine, were extremely friendly and helpful. The guesthouse is a short walk from the centre and the lake, parking was fine and the streets quiet. Highly recommended and if we return to Keswick, no where...

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from 3 nights stay at Ferndene. Richard and Christine have been wonderful hosts. The rooms are spotless and tastefully decorated and the breakfasts are the best we've had, exceptional. They are happy to cater for gluten free guests. I was impressed with all the choices!! We would like to highly recommend them if you stay in...

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1Thank Wendy L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Just stayed 3 nights in the lovely guest house which is as close to the centre of town as is possible. Richard and Christine really are the nicest hosts you could hope for and nothing is too much trouble for them I don't think we could have found a better place for my first visit to Keswick (my girlfriend has...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was due to stay at this guest house over the weekend. However due to floods where we were and the threats of floods and local police telling people not to drive I telephoned and said that we wouldn't be able to attend. I spoke with Richard and he was so helpful and understanding but said as we had booked...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Richard and Christine welcome you to Ferndene B&B Guest House - A contemporary family run guest house offering high standard, comfortable and friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in Keswick. Ferndene Guest House is quietly situated a short stroll from the centre of the beautiful market town of Keswick in the heart of the Lake District National Park We are the perfect base to enjoy the magnificent scenery whether you wish to walk, cycle and explore the huge range of outdoor activities available nearby or simply to relax in comfort and get away from it all for a relaxing or romantic break. Ferndene Guest House is a pleasant ten minute walk from the Derwentwater lakeshore with its stunning views, boating, lake steamers and the famous Theatre by the Lake. Our traditional Victorian guest house has been comprehensively refurbished while still retaining much of its original character and, with our modern Annexe conveniently located next to our car park (providing free off road parking), has been carefully decorated in a modern style throughout. Rooms in the main house offer magnificent views of the mountains, with our exclusive top floor Suite giving panoramic views over Keswick and the fells. After a restful night's sleep in one of our tastefully furnished bedrooms enjoy a relaxing start to the day with breakfast served in our comfortable dining room overlooking the garden and St. John's Church. Indulge yourself with the famous Ferndene Guest House cooked Cumbrian breakfast, selected from the best locally available and Fairtrade sources. A large selection of cereals, yoghurts, dried and fresh fruit, orange and apple juice (lighter options and vegetarian breakfast always available. Special diets catered for on request prior to arrival). ... more   less 

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Address: Ambleside Road | Ambleside Road, Keswick CA12 4DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $118 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Close to town. Amazing breakfasts.”
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“We loved the views from the top floor, but there were lots of stairs!”
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“We had a room with a view of the mountains, room three”
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“A few stairs to climb for rooms 3 and 1, but still accessible”
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