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 About Bassenthwaite There is a pub here. 
Bassenthwaite Lake, owned by the National Park Authority, is one of the largest at 4 miles long and 3/4 mile wide, but also one of the shallowest (70 ft). It is the most northerly of the lakes.

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 Places to stay in Bassenthwaite

Link House
Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite, Cockermouth Cumbria CA13 9YD
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Fax: 017687 76670

 Property type: Guesthouse

Link House is a late Victorian Country Guest House, situated close to Bassenthwaite Lake with stunning views of both forests and fells. Traditionally built in the late Victorian age, this country house enjoys stunning views of the forest and surrounding fells including the 3046 feet Skiddaw. The sunny aspect gives a warm and comfortable atmosphere in which to relax and feel at home. 2 night minimum stay on Friday and Saturday nights.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
M6 junction 40, take all towards Keswik continue on all past keswik towards Cockermouth and Workington. Approx 4 miles past keswick all splitsminto duel carrigeway, at end of dual section takw 1st turning on right. (signed Dubwath / Castle Inn) Follow the

Room TypePer room
3 single ensuite rooms£40.00
3 double ensuite rooms£90.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£90.00

vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available 
Last updated: 9/16/2015

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Ouse Bridge House
Bassenthwaite Lake, Dubwath, Bassenthwaite Cumbria CA13 9YD
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Fax: 017687 76322

 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified

Claire & Stephen Shepherd welcome you to the Ouse Bridge – our homely Edwardian house in the stunning setting of Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw. TRANSPORT OFFERED FROM BASSENTHWAITE VILLAGE AT NO EXTRA COST. PHONE IN ADVANCE TO ARRANGE. We are in a peaceful part of the Lake District away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds, offering relaxation, tranquility and the prefect chance to get away from it all. From the moment you walk through our door, you will be warmly welcomed into our home where you will enjoy the first class hospitality, fantastic food and beautiful scenery. Many of our rooms offer superb views over Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw. All the other rooms have views over the garden and/or the meadows to the rear. All rooms are comfortably furnished, beautifully decorated & equipped with colour TV & DVD player, clock radio & tea and coffee making facilities. We also have free Wi Fi access for our Guests.

Distance from path: 2 miles   OS reference: NY198 312

Room TypePer room
9 double ensuite rooms£80.00
3 twin ensuite rooms£80.00
2 family ensuite rooms£90.00
2 single rooms (shared facilities)£45.00

dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 1/10/2017

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Ravenstone Lodge Hotel
Bassenthwaite Cumbria CA12 4QG
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 Property type: Country House Hotel
 Accreditations: AA 3*, Enjoy England 3*

Lodge Hotel is a small privately owned 3-star Country House Hotel with rosetted restaurant and a bistro situated in glorious Lake District scenery beneath Skiddaw, between Ullock Pike and Bassenthwaite Lake and just a few minutes’ drive from Keswick in Cumbria.

Room TypePer room
3 double ensuite rooms£120.00
3 twin ensuite rooms£120.00

vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available 
Last updated: 3/3/2017

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If you have accommodation already arranged in Bassenthwaite, please enter the details below so that we can arrange baggage transfer. You will not be charged a booking fee for this stop.

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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property