The Top 10 Best Dog-Friendly Hotels in Keswick

When planning a getaway to the stunning Lake District in the UK, don’t leave your furry friends behind.

Keswick, situated right at the heart of this beautiful region, boasts a plethora of accommodation options that welcome dogs as warmly as they do their human counterparts.

Dog-Friendly Hotels in Keswick

In fact, Keswick has been awarded the UK’s most dog-friendly town several times. This alone makes it worth an adventure for you and your canine friend.

We’ve curated a list of the top 10 dog-friendly hotels in Keswick, guaranteeing you and your four-legged pal a paw-sitively wonderful experience!

Keep reading to find the perfect place to stay.

1. The Inn on the Square

At The Inn on the Square, hospitality extends to your four-legged friend.

This modern, Scandinavian-style hotel in the center of Keswick embraces pets with open arms.

For £15 per pooch per night, your dog will be greeted with a complimentary welcome pack containing a bed, a bowl, and some tasty treats.

Your canine companion will also be welcomed at the Inn’s lounge and dog-friendly bar areas.

The spacious rooms and nearby Fitz Park provide ample opportunities for your dog to stretch their legs.

And, if they get a bit muddy, they can enjoy a good hose down before returning to your room, fresh as a daisy, for a well-deserved nap.

2. Skiddaw Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Keswick, the Skiddaw Hotel offers an enchanting mix of Victorian charm and contemporary comfort.

Their dog-friendly policy makes it a popular choice for pet owners.

For £15 per pooch per night, you and your furbaby can enjoy a relaxing break.

The hotel will provide you with essentials like doggy bowls and beds if you need them.

While dogs aren’t allowed in the main dining room, they’re welcome in the conservatory.

The nearby Skiddaw Mountain provides a great trail for dogs and their owners.

3. The Kings Arms Hotel

Dating back to the 17th century, The Kings Arms Hotel exudes rustic charm while maintaining dog-friendly standards.

There are many dog-friendly bedrooms at this hotel, with a surcharge of £15 per dog per night.

Your furbaby will be warmly welcomed at the bar and lounge so that you can unwind together after a busy day.

The hotel is just a short walk from Derwentwater Lake, providing a splendid walking route for both you and your furry friend.

4. Dalkeith Guest House

This delightful bed and breakfast welcomes dogs in allocated rooms.

Dalkeith Guest House provides a homely, welcoming environment that is perfect for pet owners.

The accommodating staff often give their canine visitors lots of fuss and attention.

Surrounded by local parks and Keswick’s scenic countryside, there are plenty of spots for your dog to explore.

5. The Derwentwater Hotel

Set on 18 acres of picturesque grounds and situated right by the peaceful shores of Derwentwater, The Derwentwater Hotel offers a tranquil getaway for you and your furry friend.

The hotel welcomes dogs in selected rooms and has designated areas where you can dine with your pet.

What’s more, the expansive grounds and nearby lakeside paths provide plenty of opportunities for walks and adventures with your dog.

6. Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

The Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa is a luxurious retreat set against the backdrop of the stunning Lodore Falls.

This hotel welcomes dogs in select rooms for a £15 per night surcharge per dog.

Doggy beds and bowls will be provided by the hotel, and your pooch can join you as you dine in the side lounge.

With 40 acres of grounds and easy access to dog-friendly trails around Derwentwater, it’s a paw-fect choice for dog owners.

7. Ravenstone Manor

Located on the outskirts of Keswick, Ravenstone Manor is a delightful pet-friendly hotel.

With an impressive landscape that includes Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw Mountain, it is a haven for dog owners and their companions.

We love that doggies are allowed in all public rooms at Ravenstone Manor.

Top tip: It’s free for your dog to join you on your stay if you book directly with the hotel, but there will be a small £10 surcharge for your pooch if you book through a third party.

8. Mary Mount Hotel

Located on the picturesque shores of Derwentwater, the family-run Mary Mount Hotel is a serene and dog-friendly choice for your Keswick vacation.

The hotel provides dog-friendly rooms and welcomes pets in the bar area, where guests can enjoy meals with their four-legged friends.

Its location is a gateway to various walking trails suitable for dogs, making it a favorite among pet owners.

9. Castle Inn Hotel

The Castle Inn Hotel, located near Bassenthwaite Lake, offers splendid views and warmly welcomes dogs in select rooms.

You can stay here with your canine companion for £30 per dog per night.

With a location in the northern part of the Lake District, the hotel offers easy access to numerous dog-friendly walking paths.

The hotel also allows dogs in their bar area, where owners can enjoy a meal alongside their furry friends.

10. The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn in Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, is a charming 17th-century inn that welcomes pets.

Offering a comfortable and homey atmosphere, the inn provides dog-friendly rooms, and your pooch can join you while you enjoy a cold beer.

It’s situated perfectly for walks around Bassenthwaite Lake and into the Skiddaw Mountain range.

In Summary

We would recommend a stay at The Inn on the Square or Ravenstone Manor – they’re our favorites – but all the options above offer a comfortable stay for you and your pooch.

Remember, no matter which of these fantastic dog-friendly options you choose in Keswick, always be respectful of the property and other guests.

Clean up after your dog and ensure they are well-behaved.

It’s also always a good idea to bring your dog’s bed or blanket (which will carry their scent) so they can feel comfortable in their new surroundings, even if the hotel is willing to provide one.

With the right preparation, your getaway to Keswick can be a memorable adventure for both you and your faithful companion.

And we just know you’re both going to enjoy exploring one of the UK’s most dog friendly cities together.

Alex Kallen

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