is a 4 star guest house providing quality Bed and Breakfast (B&B) accommodation within a three minute walk of Keswick town centre.

Dorchester House is a 4 star guest house providing quality Bed and Breakfast in Kewsick, Cumbria.

The bed and breakfast is within a three minute walk of Keswick town centre and local amenities. It is the home of Anne and Dennis Banner who have been welcoming guests for bed and breakfast in Keswick since 2002.

Inside our Keswick Bed and Breakfast

Inside the bed and breakfast, the original charms of a late Victorian guesthouse are complimented by modern day refurbishments of a high standard, providing the comfort and convenience guest expect of a modern bed and breakfast.

Anne and Dennis provide to all their bed and breakfast guests warm hospitality in a relaxed, informal, and friendly atmosphere. The bed and breakfast caters for all types of guest included experienced walkers, families, people experiencing the Lake District for the first time, and guests who have an enduring love of the Lake District.

Exploring Keswick and Cumbria from our Bed and Breakfast

Within easy walking distance of the bed and breakfast is Keswick's beautiful Derwentwater, which is known as the "Queen of the Lakes". The bed and breakfast is also an ideal location for those guests wishing to walk or tour and experience the splendour of Cumbria or just have a relaxing break. Anne and Dennis are pleased to recommend walks from the bed and breakfast and local attractions for their guests. Also available for guests to borrow is a wide selection of books on Keswick and Cumbria.

Dorchester House is an eight bedroom bed and breakfast. Seven of our rooms are en-suite and we have one single room with private shower facilities.

Visitors to the bed and breakfast are able to use the WiFi that is freely available throughout the property.

Dorchester House is a non-smoking bed and breakfast.

Please contact us to enquire about reservations at our Keswick Bed and Breakfast.

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Rooms at Dorchester House

Rooms at Dorchester House

Originally built as a Keswick guesthouse, Dorchester House is a late Victorian property which has been modernised to meet today's needs but retains many original features.

All rooms have thermostatically controlled central heating, remote controlled colour television, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, and access to WiFi.

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How to find Dorchester House

How to Find Dorchester House

Dorchester House is a short walk from Keswick town centre with its many shops, public houses, restaurants, and other attractions.

We are also only minutes from the shores of Keswick's Lake Derwentwater and within easy reach of the local fells.

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Breakfast at Dorchester House

Breakfast at Dorchester House

Dorchester House provides an extensive range of options for guests at breakfast time. Whereever possible we endeavour to source breakfast produce locally offer to our guests a unique Cumbrian experience.


Things to do in and around Keswick

Things to do in and around Keswick

Keswick is home to many events, including the Keswick Convention, Keswick Jazz Festival, Keswick Beer Festival, and much more.

Keswick and the surrounding area also has a great deal of attractions and activities for visitors.

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Booking with Dorchester House

Booking with Dorchester House

Tariffs range from £32 to £42 per person per night, with children at concessionary rates. All tarrifs quoted in reply to booking enquiries will be based on a room rate.

We regret that we are uable to provide accommodation for children under the age of six years.

To enquire about room availability and exact pricing for your stay in our bed and breakfast, please fill in our online enquiry form and we will contact you via e-mail as soon as possible.


Alternatively, you can contact us by telephone on
017687 73256, email us directly, or check room availability via

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