Having acquired the Industry Standards for re-opening ‘AA COVID Confident’ certification we are excited to be welcoming our guests back to the Lakes. Please book online or by calling us on: 01768 877218

Welcome to Dorchester House

Dorchester House was built in 1896 as a guest house, it moved into residential use in the 1920s before returning to offer guest accommodation in the 1950s.

Dorchester House retains many of its original Victorian features and benefits from eight attractively decorated letting bedrooms.

Simon & Lorraine are the owners of Dorchester House, please feel free to ask if you need anything that is not listed here.


Dorchester House offers a choice of seven en-suite bedrooms including single, double, twin and family rooms

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Start your day with a hearty full Cumbrian breakfast, or choose from a range of lighter options if you prefer

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Things to Do

there is so much to see and do during your stay including a wide choice of walks from the door, cycle routes, visitor attractions, or perhap a picnic on the shores of Derwentwater

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Located in Keswick town centre, close to Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite and many of the Wainwright fells including Skiddaw, Catbells, Walla Crag, Latrigg and Blencathra to name just a few.