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Skiddaw Croft B&B

Portinscale, Cumbria

Edwardian B&B with fantastic lake views

Just a 20 minute walk from Keswick

About Skiddaw Croft B&B

Located just a few miles from the Cumbrian hotspot of Keswick, Skiddaw Croft is in prime location for exploring The Lake District. Rated the Best B&B in Portinscale by TripAdvisor, all rooms in the Edwardian house are fully equipped and have fell views. Rooms at the front of the house have beautiful views towards Derwentwater. Four rooms are en-suite.

Breakfast is made with local produce and vegetarian or gluten-free options are available by prior request. A comfortable shared lounge at the heart of the house is the perfect place for guests to read, relax or plan their next next walk.

The rooms
Six bright, comfortable rooms with single, double, king-size and family options. All are fully-equipped and four have en-suite facilities. All rooms have fell views and rooms at the front of the house have stunning fell and lake views towards Derwentwater.

On the doorstep and nearby
Skiddaw Croft is ideally situated in the picturesque village of Portinscale on the Northwest shores of Derwentwater. Both Derwentwater Marina and Nichol End Marine are only minutes away, both offering a wide variety of activities such as sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding, as well as boat hire and tuition. Take the boat to nearby Keswick for Theatre by the Lake or walk to the town via the West side of the Lake for the Moot Hall market every Thursday and Saturday. 

Further afield you’ll find the historical sites of Castlerigg Stone Circle, Honister Slate Mine and The Railway Path to Threlkeld. Head to Whinlatter Forest for rare wildlife, mountain biking and the GoApe centre for climbing activities.

Worth staying in for ...
The incredible views – bedrooms look out over Derwentwater, Causey Pike, Grisedale Pike and Crag Hill. 

Need to know
Unfortunately Skiddaw Croft is unable to cater for children under the age of 8. Children aged 8 to 15 will be charged a reduced price and those older will be charged at the usual adult rate. No pets allowed. Private parking is available for up to five cars. Discount codes are available for Theatre by the Lake.

Any questions?
Call us on 0843 382 0006. Lines open 9am–5pm, Monday–Friday.