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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Guest House
  • VisitEngland Silver Award
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guest House with 8 rooms £30-£95 pppnb, £75-£90 prpnb

Entrance to Link House

Entrance to Link House

Entrance to Link House


    Alone J N
    London, United Kingdom
    30 September 2014
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Very comfortable and enjoyable”

    Met all my requirements and I particularly liked the breakfast

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    Only a short walk to the beautiful shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, this country house enjoys stunning views of the forests and surrounding fells including Skiddaw, Britain’s fourth highest peak.

    Katie and Pete have just bought this is a comfortably furnished guest house, which maintains a relaxed, homely atmosphere. En suite facilities are available in all 7 of our bedrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and hairdryer. Many of the period Victorian features have been retained downstairs. The guest lounge combines a warm, cosy feeling with wonderful views over Sale fell. Breakfast is served in the light and airy conservatory which enjoys views over open fields. Ideal in spring with the lambs are to be seen. A private, free car park to the rear of the property allows safe off-road parking for guests. Cycle storage and drying facilities available.

    A full Cumbrian, continental, smoked salmon ( with a choice of eggs) or porridge breakfast is included in our rates and wherever possible fresh, local produce is used.

    Located only 10-15 minutes from both Keswick and Cockermouth, Link House is the ideal base for your Lakeland holiday.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
    • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
    • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
    • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • FishingFishing
    • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
    • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
    • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • CD playerCD player
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available

    Stunning views of Skiddaw, 450m from the hotel. Children welcome from any age.


    Bassenthwaite Lake,
    CA13 9YD

    017687 76291


    Bassenthwaite Lake,
    CA13 9YD



    Plan route to Link House by Bassenthwaite Lake using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 197312  Lat: 54.66945 Long: -3.24659

    From the M6 jct 40 take the A66 west towards Keswick. Continue on the A66 towards Cockermouth, with Bassenthwaite Lake on your right. At the far end of the lake is a short stretch of dual carriageway. Take the first right after the dual carriageway signed Dubwath & Castle Inn and follow this road as it bears round to the left. You will see Link House on the right-hand side, about 300 metres from the turning.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
      • YesGravel
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesEntrance to reception
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesLounge
      • YesBar
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
    • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings


    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath
    • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
    • YesBath with support handrails available


    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 1
        Number of steps to entrance
    • YesEntrance well lit
    • YesBell at main entrance


    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliac)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow potassium
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan


    • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours

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