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Jenkin Hill Cottage is currently closed 

Following a change in ownership the property is currently undergoing refurbishment
and hopefully will be re-opening soon.

Until the craftsmen have completed their work we cannot confirm future bookings.

Warm & Friendly Accommodation

Jenkin Hill Cottage

Having just two guest bedrooms, you can be assured of personal attention at Jenkin Hill Cottage guest house
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Gluten-free breakfast

 Breakfast table

We can cater for all special diets especially gluten & wheat free.
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Keswick is a short distance away

Jenkin Hill Cottage

The popular Lake District town of Keswick is just 3 miles away - 10 minutes by car or a short bus ride.

Jenkin Hill Cottage from the osprey viewpont on Dodd
Jenkin Hill Cottage from the osprey viewpoint on Dodd

Gluten Free

Lake District Keswick: Coeliac Friendly Guest House Accommodation specialising in Gluten-Free.

Planning to visit Keswick and have a gluten intollerance?

Situated in the peaceful Lakeland village of Thornthwaite, just three miles from the bustling town of Keswick, Jenkin Hill Cottage is a small, friendly and informal guest house catering exclusively for non-smokers and offering stays on a room only or bed and breakfast basis.

With over 25 yrs experience of catering for coeliacs here is a place where you need not worry about your dietary requirements being met for breakfast, so you can enjoy a relaxing (or active) holiday in this beautiful corner of England. We even have gluten free Cumberland sausage produced specially by our Keswick butcher.

Eating out locally for coeliacs has never been easier, with the Middle Ruddings Inn and Royal Oak in Braithwaite or the Bistro at the Lakes Distillery by Bassenthwaite Lake catering for gluten-free, and even more establishments in Keswick itself, including The Chief Justice of the Common Pleas (Wetherspoons) where there is a separate (purple) gluten-free menu, and the Kingfisher for gluten-free fish and chips..

Thornthwaite Village rests between Thornthwaite Forest and Bassenthwaite Lake. This is, an excellent base for visiting Keswick and the North Lakes, and only a half hour's drive from South Lakeland or the Cumbrian coast, or an hour away from Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall. This is a very popular area for ornithologists, with a wide variety of bird life, Bassenthwaite Lake is a National Nature Reserve, well known for its waterfowl, and there is the added bonus of Ospreys nesting just a short distance away.

The village is has the benefit of an excellent bus service, providing access to Cockermouth, Workington and the Coast to the West, and to Keswick and the rest of the Lake District to the East. You can leave your car in our car park and still enjoy great days out.

“An Outstanding B&B”
We recommend this B&B to all! Its fantastic value and an excellent stay!

Review by David P on TripAdvisor

Contact Details

Hannah Roberts,
Jenkin Hill Cottage,
Keswick CA12 5SG

Telephone 017687 78822

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