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FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria

Large group rental accommodation in the Lake District for large activity groups
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 Blencathra CentreBar LoungeWorkroomBedroomDining room
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria, sleeps 100 in 43 bedrooms.

FSC Blencathra is an ideal venue for a large group looking for accommodation in the Lake District. We offer a range of courses from Key Stage 2 to University level, which can be tailored to meet your needs. We can also offer accommodation for Independent groups.

The Centre has 12 dormitory rooms, and 29 twin or single rooms. 11 of these rooms are en-suite and two are designed for disabled visitors. There are six workrooms with interactive whiteboards and Wi-Fi access. Multi-media projection facilities are also available and a computer suite of 50 laptops available for use.

The centre has several recreational areas: a common room, four TV/DVD lounge rooms with games facilities including table football, table tennis and a pool table, basketball/volleyball court and outside picnic areas. There is a Licensed bar and lounge and also a guest pantry with hot and cold drinking making facilities.

The Centre has a library, weather station and shop. Equipment for outdoor activities is also available to hire.

The Centre also has 2 self catering cottages Latrigg View that sleeps up to 6 people and Derwent View that sleeps 2 people.

The Centre has a self catering hostel that sleeps up to 22 people which can be hired out for a reunion, celebration or just a weekend get together separately from the main house.

We are AALA and LOTC accredited and all staff are CRB checked.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Fully fitted kitchen with gas industrial cookers, dishwasher, fridge, freezers, microwave, crockery and utensils etc.
Dining Room
Dining room facilities can sit up to 75 people in one sitting.
Sitting Room
Nice luxurious lounge with conservatory overlooking the Northern Lake District Fells, with leather sofas.
TV and Music Facilities
Flat screen TV with DVD.
Telecom Facilities
Mobile phone reception, ICT facilities - Wi-Fi access. Payphone also available.
Games Room
Large recreation room with sofas, TV and DVD, pool table, table tennis and table football.
Heating / Open Fires
Central heating throughout.
34 bedrooms that can sleep up to 110 people. 12 dormitory rooms, and 29 twin or single rooms. 11 of these rooms are en suite.
All linen is provided. Students are asked to bring their own towels but staff are provided with towels.
Individual showers and toilets are on the same corridor as the bedrooms either directly opposite or a few feet away.
Disabled Facilities
Disabled access is available throughout the ground floor of the Centre with 2 ground floor bedrooms offering en suite shower and toilet facilities.
Children's Facilities
Cots and high-chairs are available to hire.
Outdoor Facilities
The Centre is in an elevated position on the side of Blencathra with ample parking and outside space. There is a basketball court & low ropes course.
Swimming Pool
Nearest Leisure Complex - Keswick. Nearest Swimming Pool - Penrith.
Ample parking for cars and access for coaches to turn around and park.
No smoking in the buildings but there are designated outside smoking areas.
Pets are only allowed in the 2 self catering cottages. £10.00 per dog.

Large Group Property Location

Junction 40 M6 follow A66 to Keswick. After 15 miles turn right into Threlkeld continue and turn right onto Blease road. Centre 1 mile up the hill.
Nearest Station
Penrith - 20 minutes drive. We can offer a drop off and pick up at a small cost per person.
Nearest Bus
Stagecoach X4 and X5 Bus from Penrith to Workington stops at Threlkeld Village.
Nearest Airport
Newcastle - 2 hours. Liverpool - 2 hours.
Nearest Town
Keswick - 5 miles. Penrith - 13 miles.
Nearest Shop
We have a tuck shop on site selling gifts, sweets, drinks and publications. Keswick - Booths, Co-op. Penrith - Morrisons, Sainsbury's.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Threlkeld has 2 pubs - The Salutation and The Horse and Farrier offering accommodation and food.

Booking Information

We offer mid-week, weekend and week bookings but please contact the Centre direct for prices. From £15pppn.


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Janet Elliott

FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria
Sleeps 100, Bedrooms 43, Dining 70
+44 (0)1768 779 601
Field Studies Council, Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick

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