Group accommodation in the Lakes : Hostel and outdoor Centre near Keswick


Denton House, Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4JW

Denton House is a purpose built hostel and outdoor centre in the heart of the Lake District offering bunkhouse style accommodation designed for groups. There is plenty of hot water for showers, central heating throughout, a self-catering kitchen, a large dining room and solid bunk-beds. All linen provided. Breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meals are all available upon request.

The centre is also available for large groups looking for sole use. There is a car park for 40 cars and the outdoor centre provides traditional activities for groups seeking an adrenaline rush. Activities include ghyll scrambling, climbing, abseiling, via ferrata and mountain challenge events. Storage for kayaks and bikes is available and there’s access to the River Greta just across the road.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
Denton House | Group accommodation in the Lakes : Hostel and outdoor Centre near Keswick

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or call Libby Scott on
01768 775351

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Rooms & Beds:

56: 1×4, 2×6, 1×8, 2×10, 1×12.


Open all year round (including Christmas). Office hours 9am – 8pm.

Price per night:

£17 midweek, £19 weekend. Sole use £900 (midweek) £999 (weekend). Breakfast £6. Pack Lunch £6. Dinner £10. Activities £30/half day.


Due to large number of school, youth and military groups, corporate team-builds and celebration weekends, early booking is advised. 25% deposit for groups with the balance due 28 days before arrival.


Go out of Keswick towards Windermere, keep the river on your left (approx 10 mins). Denton House is on the right after post sorting office.

Public Transport:

Nearest train station Penrith, buses hourly to Keswick.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the C2C Cycle Route.

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…a calendar full to bursting point with events all themed around the outdoors..

Denton House, in Keswick in The Lake District.

Keswick is the first place many people stop when they visit the Lakes, its only a short way off the motorway; it is an attractive town with all the facilities you’d expect so it makes a great base for the full adventure experience. Sitting right on Derwentwater and with Bassenthwaite Lake, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Loweswater and Thirlmere within reach; The iconic lakeland mountains of Skiddaw, Scafell Pike andHelvellyn climb nearby and the valleys and dales to explore; Keswick revels in its outdoor credentials.

If you browse the  web for upcoming events, you’ll find a calendar full to bursting point with activities and, events and festivals all themed around the outdoors: wild swimming, climbing, mountain bikes – its all there.

If you’re visiting Keswick, you’ll have to consider Denton House. Denton House is a purpose built hostel  which can house a huge group of 56; offering organised activities including ghyll scrambling, climbing, abseiling as well as informal cycling, walking and mountaineering. They also welcome small groups and individuals – in fact as a stopping off point on a long trek its ideal as it offers all the bedding and food (including a packed lunch) that you could need. 


Contact Denton House:

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