Centrally located Keswick Guesthouse/B&B with En-suite Rooms
Welcome to Goodwin House in Keswick, a tranquil bed and breakfast situated within a conservation area in the Lake District National Park, a renowned World Heritage Site. Only a short walk from the town centre and the tranquil Derwentwater, our location offers the perfect blend of convenience and serenity.
Hosts and owners Chris & Liz promise to deliver a warm welcome, exceptional hospitality, and an outstanding breakfast to kickstart your day. After a peaceful night’s sleep in one of our six comfortably furnished rooms, you’ll wake refreshed and ready for your day.
Our accommodations include three double rooms named Derwentwater, Catbells, and Skiddaw, each equipped with a king size bed and compact private en suite bathroom. Additionally, we have two single rooms, Blencathra and Latrigg, and a twin room, Walla Crag, all have a private compact en suite bathroom.
Our diverse breakfast menu features traditional Cumbrian options sourced from local suppliers as well as healthier options plus vegetarian and vegan alternatives. Guests with special dietary needs, we’re more than happy to cater for – just let us know in advance
Located on Southey Street at the junction with Church Street, Goodwin House was built between 1880-1885 during the Victorian period by the Lowther family. They named the property after the Bishop of Carlisle, Harvey Goodwin. We look forward to welcoming you to this historic B&B haven.
At A Glance
6 bedrooms all with compact en-suite shower rooms
Car parking available free on the street
Full English breakfast included with vegetarian, vegan and special diets catered for
Packed lunches and *evening meals available (*on selected nights)
3 minute walk to vibrant town centre and fell walks right from our front door
No children - Over 18s only
Sorry, no pets
Our B&B Rooms at Goodwin House
At Goodwin House, we offer six well-appointed en-suite rooms, each carefully designed with your comfort in mind. Each room is equipped with modern amenities to ensure a restful stay. Our three double rooms, named Derwentwater, Catbells, and Skiddaw, each feature a comfortable king-size bed, providing a spacious setting for couples or individuals who appreciate extra space.
For the solo travellers, we have two charming single rooms, Blencathra and Latrigg, and for guests who prefer separate beds, our Walla Crag room has twin beds. Each of these rooms comes with a private compact en-suite bathroom, adding an extra layer of convenience to your stay. No matter your preference or need, Goodwin House offers a room that feels just like home.
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Why Choose Us?
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