Derwent Hill, Near Keswick, Lake District

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Sleeps
109
Bedrooms
33
Dining
80
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Large catered centre for family and friends for short breaks near Keswick

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Derwent Hill, Near Keswick, Lake District, sleeps 109 in 33 bedrooms.

Sleeps 28 to 109 in 2 accommodation units, both catered.

The Training Centre sleeps 28 in 15 en suite bedrooms

The Education Centre sleeps 81 in dormitory-style accommodation

Derwent Hill occupies a beautiful 28 acre estate bordered by the river Derwent and overlooking Derwent Water, one mile from Keswick.

The Training Centre is an ideal venue for groups of friends and families away together, and for training courses and small conferences. There are 3 single, 1 triple and 11 twin/double en suite rooms within this self-contained building. There is also a small campsite available for group bookings.

A range of catering packages are available to groups - self catering facilities are not available.

For a larger group, additional accommodation is available in the Education Centre, which offers 12 en suite dormitories containing 72 bunk beds and 6 en suite single/twin rooms.

Lots of activities are available on site for families and friends staying with us. Your group can choose from high and low ropes challenges and orienteering in the grounds; kayaking, canoeing and sailing on Derwent Water; rock climbing, gorge descents, rambles and mountain walking further afield in the Lake District.

Facilities

Self-catering facilities are not available.
We can dine 80 people in our Education Centre and 27 in the Training Centre both adjacent to the patio and lawn, with stunning views of the fells.
Comfy sofas in both Training & Education Centre lounges.
All rooms in the Training Centre have digital TV (with Freeview), hairdryers and tea / coffee making facilities; towels are provided.
Free WiFi throughout the building.
Available in our Education Centre only.
All rooms have central heating and there is an efficient drying room for outdoor clothing.
Dormitories in Education Centre (max 8 in bunk beds). Training Centre rooms can be twin or double beds.
All bed linen is provided.
All rooms have en suite shower facilities. 1 wing wheelchair accessible in Education Centre & 1 bathroom wheelchair accessible in Training Centre.
All communal rooms are on the ground floor. One bedroom in the Training Centre has disabled facilities. Some adventure activities are accessible.
There are 28 acres of grounds to explore.
We have a large lawn overlooking Derwentwater and smaller grassed areas for games and orienteering. High and low rope challenges are also on site.
We do not have a pool.
Ample parking next to the centre.
In designated outdoor area only.
No pets can be accommodated.

Location

Situated in the pretty village of Portinscale 1.5 km from Keswick we are only 25 minutes from junction 40 on the M6.
Keswick is a pleasant 1.5 km (20 minute)walk from Derwent Hill, or a 10 minute drive.
In Keswick.
One pub, one hotel and one café/restaurant in Portinscale. Wide variety of pubs, restaurants and cafes in Keswick.

Booking Information

Groups in the Education Centre from £193 per pupil for 5 day courses, weekends from £93 per pupil. For a group of 14 in the Training Centre, a fully catered 2 night weekend costs from £1,876. Activities from £292 per day, per group of 9 people. Full prices on our website.

Self Catering
No
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
Yes
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
No
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Derwent Hill OEC
Portinscale
Keswick
CA12 5RD
Cumbria
United Kingdom
Penrith (19 miles).
Regular buses to Keswick (1.5 km), occasional buses to Portinscale.
Newcastle (90 miles).

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Derwent Hill, Near Keswick, Lake District
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Barbara Barrett

+44 (0)1768 772 005
Derwent Hill OEC
Portinscale
Keswick
CA12 5RD
Cumbria
United Kingdom

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