We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ferndene Guest House

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Ferndene Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

264 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Ferndene Guest House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 262: English reviews
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank alfiepfis
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...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Anneturnbull
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...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank John H
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank barbelfisher
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...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank simon a
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely guest house..lovely couple..who were very friendly..breakfast was fab lots to choose from and really well presented. I came with my sister for the 2 days, and even tho it was November and was pouring down we still had a fab time. I love keswick and I'd definitely return to this guest house in the future..really well located for easy...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank adnil34
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We have recently spent 3 nights at this very nice guest house.Richard and Christine were excellent hosts.Our room ( number 3 ) was beautifully clean, warm and had fantastic views of the mountains.The breakfasts were delicious with plenty of choice and the location is only a few minutes walk from all that Keswick has to offer.We highly recommend this guest...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Philip P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Lovely hosts, our room was extremely comfortable and cosy. Great breakfasts, especially for my husband who is a coeliac, nothing was any trouble, sets you up for the day. Richard is a mine of very useful information and tips for exploring the Lakes. As we enjoyed our stay so much , we have already booked for next year. Thank you...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank kitchenbelle

88 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (53)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (26)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (35)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (5)

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about Ferndene Guest House

Address: Ambleside Road | Ambleside Road, Keswick CA12 4DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: RM389 - RM513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Book Direct Rooms, Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Ferndene Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ferndene Guest House Keswick, Cumbria
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ferndene Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Just something to think about. If you are staying in the annexe, you do have to step outside to access the main guest house.”
ClareH771, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Suite has more space and great views but quite a lot of stairs to get up to it.”
erk0310, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Close to town. Amazing breakfasts.”
TaijituMonkey, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved the views from the top floor, but there were lots of stairs!”
ClareR397, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in 3, top floor - nice views out the back.”
A615BDmarkt, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5