FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria

You are here

  • Weekly price
    from £ 4375
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 1250
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1875
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 625

Joined us:

Property Type: 
Outdoor Centres
Large outdoor centre sleeping 148 with games facilities and a range of courses, in the Lake District for large activity groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria, sleeps 25-148 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.


Fully fitted kitchen with gas industrial cookers, dishwasher, fridge, freezers, microwave, crockery and utensils etc.
Dining room facilities can sit up to 75 people in one sitting.
Nice luxurious lounge with conservatory overlooking the Northern Lake District Fells, with leather sofas.
Flat screen TV with DVD.
Mobile phone reception, ICT facilities - Wi-Fi access. Payphone also available.
Large recreation room with sofas, TV and DVD, pool table, table tennis and table football.
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 access is available throughout the ground floor of the Centre with 2 ground floor bedrooms offering en suite shower and toilet facilities.
Cots and high-chairs are available to hire.
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.
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.


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.
Keswick - 5 miles. Penrith - 13 miles.
We have a tuck shop on site selling gifts, sweets, drinks and publications. Keswick - Booths, Co-op. Penrith - Morrisons, Sainsbury's.
Threlkeld has 2 pubs - The Salutation and The Horse and Farrier offering accommodation and food.

Booking Information

Prices start from £25pppn.

We require a reservation deposit for all reservations, with full balance payable four weeks prior to arrival. Please contact us for prices, which will depend on the type of stay you require (self catering, B&B, full board).

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

CA12 4SG
United Kingdom
Penrith - 20 minutes drive. We can offer a drop off and pick up at a small cost per person.
Stagecoach X4 and X5 Bus from Penrith to Workington stops at Threlkeld Village.
Newcastle - 2 hours. Liverpool - 2 hours.

Contact Now

Empty 'End date' values will use the 'Start date' values.
E.g., 15 Nov 2018
E.g., 15 Nov 2018

Vertical Tabs

Your enquiry goes direct to the property owner. A copy is also retained on GroupAccommodation.com by Sanderson Maughan Ltd who operate this site. The copy is kept on a secure server in case the property owner has problems receiving their enquiries. Should you decide to opt in by ticking the box above you can receive our newsletters which includes special offers and new properties. This list is used exclusively by us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your details will not be given, sold, or lent to any third party. You will always have an option to unsubscribe from our mailings either by using the unsubscribe link, emailing us at [email protected], writing to us in the post at Sanderson Maughan Ltd, 10 The Struet, Brecon, LD3 7LL or by phone on 01874 611851. Please see our Privacy and Cookies Policy.
FSC Blencathra Centre, Keswick, Cumbria

Admin Office

Joined us: 2012
+44 (0)1768 779 601
CA12 4SG
United Kingdom