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Powter Howe

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, bed sheets
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Overview of Powter Howe

Powter Howe

3 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Thornthwaite, Keswick, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBassenthwaite Lake7 min walk
  • Popular LocationMirehouse & Gardens9 min drive
  • Popular LocationChurch Bay12 min drive
  • AirportCarlisle (CAX)61 min drive

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About this area


Powter Howe is located in Keswick. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Whinlatter Forest Park and Derwentwater, while Cumberland Pencil Museum and Honister Slate Mine are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to Lake District Wildlife Park.

What's nearby

  • Bassenthwaite Lake - 7 min walk
  • Dodd Fell - 8 min drive
  • Mirehouse & Gardens - 9 min drive
  • Whinlatter Forest Park - 10 min drive
  • Church Bay - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Workington Station - 22 min drive
  • Carlisle (CAX) - 61 min drive


  • Pheasant Inn - 4 min drive
  • The Chalet - 5 min drive
  • The Pheasant Inn - 6 min drive
  • The Filling Station Cafe - 6 min drive
  • The Wild Strawberry Cafe - 6 min drive

About this property

Powter Howe

3-star bed & breakfast near Whinlatter Forest Park
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a garden, a fireplace at reception and free breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All rooms are individually decorated and offer hairdryers and free toiletries. Guests will also find coffee makers.
Powter Howe offers 2 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets stay for free
Dogs welcome
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 5 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts cash

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Powter Howe Keswick
Powter Howe Bed & breakfast
Powter Howe Bed & breakfast Keswick

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 11 reviews
5 - Excellent 91%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 11 reviews
4 - Good 9%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 11 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 11 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 11 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
December get away.
Fantastic old cottage with lots of character in a lovely location looking over the lake to Skiddaw. Had place to ourselves so we could sit in front of the fire in the evening.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The owner made me feel very welcome, with a great breakfast. The views from her house and garden are stunning. Its a lovely old house to stay in.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020