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Rickerby Grange Country House

Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5RH, United Kingdom


4.5/5 from 342 Reviews

95% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Highchairs
  • Bike lock-up
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Rickerby Grange Country House

(342 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.2
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.5
  • Facilities 4.1
  • Service 4.7
  • Location 4.6

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Rickerby Grange Country House Information


Rickerby Grange is a great place from which to explore and to share our passion for the area, as well as a place to rest weary feet and relax. It’s a place that’s happy to provide a personal touch - a few maps, the odd book and a bit of local knowledge if needed. Rickerby Grange, which has been welcoming travellers and holidaymakers through it’s doors for nearly 100 years, is just a short 15 minute flat walk to the relative hustle and bustle of Keswick. Our doubles provide a real sense of space and comfort. While our family rooms are the perfect choice for those with children and the guest house is happy to welcome dogs - free of charge - in selected rooms. There’s also free car parking for all guests, and from then on there’s no real need to get behind the wheel again, unless you want to venture further afield. A public footpath which runs directly from Rickerby Grange will take you into some of the finest fell walking country in the land, including the iconic Catbells, Grisedale Pike, (often referred to as the ‘The Lakeland Matterhorn’) and Skiddaw, the peak that dominates the area. Guests can also easily reach the beautiful and serene Newlands Valley, the peaceful Derwent Water lake shore and the exhilarating Whinlatter Forest. There’s barely enough room on this page to mention all the nearby outdoor activities - fell walking, cycling, sailing on Derwent Water, kayaking, windsurfing, wild swimming, Via Ferrata, rock climbing, ghyll scrambling, canoeing, paddle boarding, orienteering, bushcraft, gliding, marathons, triathlon...phew we could go on. But it’s not just outdoor pursuits and natural beauty that make the Keswick area a must visit destination. The region is thriving with world class culture and thought provoking history. And just one hour away discover Unesco World Heritage site, Hadrian’s Wall.


  • Free WiFi internet
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Housekeeping - daily


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Archery
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • River rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Water activities
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Farm life
  • Adventure
  • Arts & crafts
  • Concerts, music
  • Family fun
  • Fitness
  • Leisure park
  • Mountain sports
  • Pub crawl
  • Watersports
  • Wild life
  • Paragliding
  • Hiking


  • Check in
    16:00 21:00
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Dogs welcome
Booking Terms and Conditions Privacy and cookie policy


Full Accessibility Statement Available - Upon Request • We are situated up our own private lane with a very large and level private car park allowing plenty of space between parked cars for those requiring additional room to get in and out of cars.The car park has a gravel surface leading to the front door, which may prove difficult for people with with limited mobility however alternative access through the bar door can also be arranged which involves walking on a tarmac surface. • Due to the gravel surface in the car park, luggage with wheels can prove to be difficult, assistance is always available with luggage. Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area • There are three steps leading from the car park onto the porch and into the house, there is an internal door inside the main door.The entrance hall is carpeted and there is a level walk through to the Bar area where we ask that guests complete a simple registration process, seats are available in the bar ar


  • Road from Penrith (18.0 miles)
    • By Car- Junction 40 off the M6 motorway follow signs for Keswick then Portinscale (approx 25 mins from motorway)
  • Train from Penrith (18.0 miles)
    By Rail - West Coast Main Line to Penrith, then Bus to Keswick, Taxi (Acessible taxi's available) from Keswick to Portinscale (one mile, approx £5 fare depending on Tariff)
  • Bus from Keswick (1.0 miles)
    By Bus - Various National & Local routes into Keswick also to Portinscale from Keswick

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