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

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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.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    56: 1x4, 2x6, 1x8, 2x10, 1x12.
  • Open:

    All year (including Christmas). Office hours 9am - 8pm.
  • Price per night:

    £19 midweek, £22 weekend. Sole use £900 (midweek). Breakfast £6. Pack lunch £6. Dinner £10. Activities £30/half day.
  • Booking:

    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.
  • Directions:

    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.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cumbria Way C2C Cycle Route
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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Latest Blog about Denton House

The Bob Graham Round for Walkers.

May 7th 2019

For years I’d heard talk of the Bob Graham Round, and I was intrigued by it. I knew that it was impossible for me to travel 66 miles and climb 42 peaks (27,000 ft of ascent) in 24 hours. So I decided to do it my way, take it much slower and stay overnight in hostels along the way.

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A summit on the Bob Graham Round
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News & Offers from Denton House

Denton House in the Lake District town of Keswick is Open for Winter Staycations

July 16th 2020

We have re-opened our hostel with private bunk rooms only (maximum of 2 households) and changes to our pricing. We have been working extremely hard to adapt and prepare the hostel to offer a safe and secure environment. We kindly ask you to book before arrival. New office hours 9am–5pm, 7 days a week. Looking forward to seeing you all soon, almost as much as we hope you’re looking forward to soaking up the wonderful Lake District


Perfect accommodation for the Bob Graham Round

July 13th 2019

If you are thinking of doing the Bob Graham Round this year, Denton House Hostel in Keswick is the perfect place to stay. Great value, friendly and right on the route.

However fast you plan to do the Bob Graham Round you will need to think about accommodation. Make sure you put a night at Denton House on your list.  Perfectly situated in Keswick, there will be a friendly face, lovely hot showers and warm comfortable beds waiting for you after your hard day clocking up summits. Whats more home cooked suppers, packed lunches and breakfasts are available to make your life that much easier.  Please do remember to book your food when you book your bed.

Stunning views from the Bob Graham Round

Keswick on the Coast to Coast cycle ride

August 30th 2018

Wake up refreshed and rejuvenated to continue your adventure along the Sea to Sea cycle route after a great value comfy nights sleep at Denton House. Rest assured knowing your bikes are secure in our bike storage!

A few minutes cycle ride from the centre of Keswick, Denton house is an handy overnight stop on the coast to coast cycle route. Comfortable lounges, secure bike storage and self catering with meals available when booked in advance.


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