Jenkin Hill Cottage B&B

Lake District
Bed and Breakfast

Jenkin Hill Cottage Bed and Breakfast, located in Thornthwaite, Keswick.

Nestled in between the wooded slopes of Howe Seat and the stunning backdrop of Bassenthwaite Lake; this tranquil and cosy cottage offers the ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Whether you are a keen rambler, avid cyclist or a wildlife lover, there’s something here to suit everybody’s tastes.

Enjoy a 30 minutes hike to Whinlatter Forest Park, which is home to several different activities such as llama trekking, mountain biking and Go Ape. The impressive peaks of Lord’s Seat and Barf are also within walking distance. 

Keswick B&B Breakfast

Perfectly Located
B&B near Keswick

Thornthwaite is a quiet and peaceful village located just 3 miles from the centre of Keswick. The village provides an ideal base for exploring the beautiful scenery of The North Lakes. If you want to remain car-free during your visit, The X5 bus runs a regular service through the village connecting to Keswick, Penrith, and Cockermouth.

 Jenkin Hill Cottage has recently undergone a full and comprehensive renovation and aims to offer a relaxing and comfortable guest experience.

 We are proud to offer 3 beautifully appointed guest rooms all with en suite facilities.

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What We Offer

Free onsite parking

Off road private parking for up to 3 cars


The Lakes on the Doorstep

We are a leisurely 15 minutes stroll to the shores of Lake Bassenthwaite

Free Wifi

High speed internet available in all guest bedrooms 

Drying facilities

Drying facilities and boot room are available for those famous Lake District ‘unpredictable’ rainy weather days. 

Secure Bike Storage also available on site. 

Beautiful & relaxing gardens

Relax in our tranquil lawned gardens with plenty of outdoor seating available. Enjoy the host of wildlife visiting our grounds including pheasant, partridges, red squirrels and even hedgehogs.

Guest lounge

The guest lounge overlooks the gardens and offers free tea and coffee making facilities & homemade baked treats. Why not relax in a cosy armchair, read a book or just watch the world go by. 



Special Offer for 2022:

4-night package for just £320 per room (inclusive of full English breakfast). No code needed.

Just click on the special offer tab when transferred through to the booking engine.

from £80

Room 1

First floor with king size bed, en-suite shower, TV and FREE WiFi.

from £80

Room 2

First floor with super king/twin bed, en-suite with bath, TV and FREE wi-fi.

from £50

Room 3

Single, en-suite shower, on first floor, TV and FREE wi-fi.

Explore The lakes

The Lake District

Home to rugged volcanic peaks and glacial lakes and rivers The Lake District was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2017. The area hosts some breathtaking scenery and is a haven for landscape artists and photographers alike. 

500 million years of geological processes have created a truly spectacular landscape.

The Lake district is home to the highest mountain in England; Scafell Pike which stands at an impressive 978 meters. 

England’s deepest lake is also located within The National Park boundary; Wastwater which is nestled at the head of the Wasdale Valley and boasts an impressive depth of 79 meters. 


The Lake District

 If you tire of hiking and exploring there are many alternative attractions in close proximity to Jenkin Hill Cottage including: 

  • The Lakes Distillery (tastings and tours)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park
  • Honister Slate Mine (tours and adrenaline fuelled experiences)
  • Derwent Pencil Museum
  • Keswick Launch
  • Theatre by the Lake


What People are Saying

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Breakfast at Jenkin Hill Cottage

We are delighted to be able to cater for a wide range of dietary requirements including:

  • Gluten-free/ Coeliac
  • Wheat Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Lactose/Dairy-free

The owner is a qualified dietitian and has expert knowledge and skills relating to special dietary requirements. Please advise on booking of any special dietary requirements including allergies, so that adequate provision can be made.

Where possible all food is locally sourced.

A Full English Breakfast or lighter continental option is included in our room rate. Please contact us to see a copy of the current menu.

Currently, we do not provide evening meals but are happy to advise on a number of local restaurants and pubs, some within walking distance.

Breakfast room
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Rooms at Jenkin Hill


Built in the 1930s Jenkin Hill Cottage was originally built as servant’s accommodation for The Jenkin Hill Manor estate. After being extended in the 1990s and renovated most recently in 2017/ 2018 the property offers a total of 3 en suite bedrooms tastefully and sympathetically styled to take account of the property’s age and location but with all the modern touches you may need to make your stay special.


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Room 1

Double En-Suite

Spacious, relaxing and peaceful room with cream and green decor. King size bed and en-suite with shower. TV and wi-fi.

Garden View.


  • Pocket-sprung bed
  • 700gsm soft fluffy towels
  • Shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Complimentary WiFi Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Freesat TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
Double Bed Keswick Bed & Breakfast
King Size Bed

Room 2


First floor. Relaxing and peaceful cream and green decor with super king/twin beds and en-suite with bath. TV and wi-fi.

Garden View


  • Pocket-sprung bed
  • 700gsm soft fluffy towels
  • Shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Complimentary WiFi Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Freesat TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Room 3

Single En-Suite

Bright airy room with beautiful views of the Lake District mountains. Single bed and en-suite with shower. TV and wi-fi.

Garden and mountain views.


  • Pocket-sprung bed
  • 700gsm soft fluffy towels
  • Shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Complimentary WiFi Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Freesat TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
Single Room

Check in Times

3:00pm – 7:00pm


Drop Us a Line

Let us know if you have any questions

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Jenkin Hill Cottage Bed and Breakfast
CA12 5SG

017687 78822

Now taking Bookings from 5th March 2022

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Fully flexible cancellation policy

(Free cancellation up to 24 hours before arrival)


Check out our 4-night special offer!