This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. Fitz House is a period guest house located close to the centre of Keswick. It features bohemian style en suite double rooms and free WiFi. The property is situated right next door to Fitz Park and river Greta in a quiet street with all amenities at close hand.

The room at Fitz House is traditionally furnished and benefits from a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

Bassenthwaite Lake can be reached in around 10 minutes’ drive. Penrith and Cockermouth are both about a 25-minute drive from the building.

This is our guests' favourite part of Keswick, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Fitz House has been welcoming guests since 29 Jun 2012.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Keswick, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian


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Hosted by Sophie Hayes

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Sophie Hayes
Our house is an old Victorian house with a bohemian feel. We have one ensuite king sized guest room with a colonial style balcony with lovely views and on the first floor a small double room with ensuite shower room. The king size room is on the ground floor and the small double is on the first floor. We are in good proximity to all cafes and restaurants as well as two excellent supermarkets. PLEASE NOTE We are not serving breakfast at the moment. If you would like breakfast there are many places to eat within a minutes walk from the house. You are also welcome to bring take away food to eat out on our patio where we have picnic tables and we will provide plates and cutlery. PLEASE ALSO NOTE that we have a cat on the premises so it is not advised for anyone who has severe allergies to cats to stay here. Latest check in time for guest arrival is 10.00 p.m. We do not have a private car park although there is on street parking nearby and we can direct you to a road where you could park free not far from the house. Please ask on arrival.
My name is Sophie and I am really happy to welcome you to our house in Keswick next to the relaxing river Greta and Fitz Park. Come and unwind in amongst the lakes and mountains and after a day hiking enjoy a great nights sleep on our super king beds with latex toppers for extra comfort. I feel that the most important thing about a stay away is firstly a bed that you can sink into without tossing and turning all night! The next thing is to get out into nature and enjoy the freedom of the mountains and beautiful scenery Keswick has to offer!
This is a quiet and peaceful part of town. Just out of the noisy central area but only within 3 minutes walk of the town and all its amenities. There is a lovely park right next door as well as Keswick Museum and Fitz Park and the river. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO PARKING PROVIDED AND IT IS UP TO GUESTS TO FIND PARKING. Please also note that latest check in time for guests is 10.00p.m and we will not be available after this time.
Languages spoken: English,French,Swedish
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Theatre by the Lake
    0.5 miles
  • Derwentwater
    1.7 miles
  • Cat Bells
    2.7 miles
  • Go Ape Whinlatter Forest Park
    3.8 miles
  • Whinlatter Forest Park
    4.4 miles
  • Buttermere
    7.6 miles
  • Wastwater Lake
    10.6 miles
  • Scafell Pike
    11 miles
  • Rydal Water
    12 miles
  • Rydal Mount & Gardens
    12.2 miles
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Facilities of Fitz House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Swedish
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Fitz House takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 22:30


09:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay you can pay for any extras using Maestro, ​Mastercard, ​Visa, ​Solo, ​JCB, ​Diners Club and American Express .


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that for an additional charge per person a continental breakfast can be prepared for guests. Breakfast will not be served in the dining room due the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

Guests are advised to get takeaway meals in the room. The property can provide plates and cutlery, but cooking facilities are not available.

Please note that this property does not have storage space for bicycles.

Please note that all payments must be made on arrival.

Please note that parking is not available at the property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Fitz House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Fitz House

  • Check-in at Fitz House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Fitz House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Fitz House is 450 yards from the centre of Keswick.

  • Fitz House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Bowling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Temporary art galleries

  • Guests staying at Fitz House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian

  • Room options at Fitz House include:

    • Double

  • The nearest beach is just 950 yards from Fitz House.