Badgers Wood Guest House
“A very well-placed property, close to the amenities and activities in and around Keswick.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Anne and Andrew extend a warm welcome to guests at their delightful Victorian terrace house, located in a quiet area close to the town centre. The smart, well-equipped en suite bedrooms are furnished to a high standard and have lovely views; the attractive breakfast room at the front of the house overlooks the fells. Special diets are gladly catered for. Off-road parking with a parking space for each bedroom is an added benefit. A finalist for the AA's Friendliest B&B Award.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 4
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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