Derwent Hill, Portinscale, Keswick, Lake District

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Sleeps
28-109
Bedrooms
33
Dining
81
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2009
Property Type: 
Outdoor Centres
Catered centre sleeping 109 for training events, youth groups and family holidays with activity packages, near Keswick

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Derwent Hill, Portinscale, Keswick, Lake District, sleeps 28-109 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 72 in dormitory-style accommodation and 9 in twin/single en suite rooms.
Shared occupation available where appropriate.

Derwent Hill occupies a beautiful 28 acre estate bordered by the river Derwent and overlooking Derwentwater, a mile from Keswick in the north of the Lake District National Park.

The Training Centre is an ideal venue for training courses and small conferences, youth organisations and sporting groups. At certain times of year, family groups and groups of friends are also welcome, on a B&B or catered basis, with various packages available for your stay - please do enquire for availability, and come and get active on one of our family activity holidays.

There are 3 single, 1 triple and 11 twin/double en suite rooms within the Training Centre, a self-contained building. There is also a small campsite available for group bookings with 2 camping pods.

For a larger group, additional accommodation is available in the Education Centre, which offers 10 en suite dormitories containing 72 bunk beds and 6 en suite single or twin rooms.

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

Lots of activities and team building tasks are available on site, or a short drive away. 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. All rooms in Training Centre have tea/coffee making facilities.
We can dine 81 people in our Education Centre and 28 in the Training Centre, both adjacent to the patio and lawn with stunning views of the fells.
Comfy sofas in both Training and Education Centre lounges.
All rooms in the Training Centre have digital TV (with Freeview).
Free WiFi throughout the building.
No games room as such, but a breakout room with TV for relaxing in the Education Centre.
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 doubles. Training Centre rooms have hairdryers, tea/coffee.
All bed linen is provided. Towels also provided in Training Centre.
Most rooms have en suite shower facilities. 1 wing is wheelchair accessible in Education Centre, 1 bathroom wheelchair accessible in Training Centre.
All communal rooms are on the ground floor. 1 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.
There is no pool.
Limited 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.
A pub, a hotel and a café/restaurant in Portinscale. Wide variety of pubs, restaurants and cafes in Keswick.

Booking Information

Education Centre: from £225 per pupil for 5 day courses, weekends from £190 per pupil. Group of 14 in the Training Centre: fully catered 2 night weekend from £2,156. Activities from £338 per day, per group of 9 people. Full prices on our website. Please enquire for family and friends packages.

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

Getting here

Portinscale
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 5RD
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, Portinscale, Keswick, Lake District
28-109
33
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Barbara Barrett

Joined us: 2009
+44 (0)1768 772 005
Portinscale
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 5RD
United Kingdom