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About us

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel is one of the finest Lake District Hotels, set in mature landscaped gardens, offering a stunning location, overlooking some of England's highest fells and Bassenthwaite Lake.

An ideal situation for those wishing to explore the beautiful Lakeland Villages of Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cockermouth, or the local trails of Dodd Wood, the Osprey view point, woodlands of Thornthwaite Forest, Mirehouse and Lakeland Animal Park.

Originally a Lake District Coaching Inn dating back to 1770, this Cumbrian hotel is now a thoroughly modern venue and boasts

  • 45 refurbished bedrooms
  • complimentary leisure club and children's activities
  • conference rooms
  • Lakers bar, and Ritsons restaurant,
  • large function suits ideal for weddings and private events

So whether you are here for an event, or a relaxing leisure stay, the Castle Inn Hotel offers you a warm welcome and the ideal location for relaxing after a busy day of discovering the beauties of the Lake District.

special breaks

Special Breaks

Whatever type of break you're looking for, see what offers we have available.

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food and drink

Food and Drink

Choose to dine in the candle lit Ritson's Restaurant or relaxing Castle Inn Tavern.

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Christmas & New Year

Christmas & New Year

Enjoy our Party nights, or book to stay for a peace and quiet Christmas break.

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