John and Heather assure you a warm, friendly and informal welcome to our Visit England Four Star with Silver and Breakfast Award winning traditional Lakeland stone and slate Victorian Guest House.
All five rooms are double bedded with full shower en-suite facilities. Free Fibre Optic Wi-Fi. Situated very close to Keswick town centre, less than a 2 minute walk from its many shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and numerous other attractions. We are located in a cul-de-sac which makes for quiet evenings. Our elevated posistion offers great views, especially from the patio.
Abacourt is strictly non-smoking. this includes the outside patio area and path leading up to the guest house.
There is level access from the main entrance to:The Breakfast Room
Access with steps
Travel by public transport
Nearest Train Station is Penrith. On the Main West Coast Line.
18 miles away.
The bus to Keswick from Penrith stops at the Station ( X4 X5 ) approximatley hourly.
Local taxis are available to and from Keswick.
The Car Park reached by a lane 15 metres above Abacourt. Turn right into lane, then turn right again, passing through the first car park, you go through a narrow gap into the Abacourt Parking area, large cars to the left, small medium cars to the right.
There is a height restriction of 2 metres too the parking area, as you drive under laundry lines.
Parking on a first come first served basis. Parking for 4 to 5 cars depending on size. Spaces cannot be reserved.
Unrestricted on street parking is available.
There is no access for guests at the rear.
Access for guests to Abacourt is made by the main front door.
Path to main entrance
There are no bedrooms or toilet facilities on the ground floor.
There is no lift.
There is no stair chair.
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
All have information packs available.
Smoke detectors in each room.
All rooms have the following:- Wardrobe, drawers, hospitality tray, glasses and water, tissues, remote control LCD TV, clock radio, bedside lamps, hair dryer, individual thermostaticlly controlled radiator.
There are fire notices in every bedroom with the evacuation procedures.
The Shower En-Suites:-
All have a vinyl floor.
The shower has a opening swing door.
The show does not have a support rail.
Water temperature is thermmostatically controlled via settings chosen by the guest.
Wash basin with mirror and light above, with a razor point.
Toiletries are supplied.
Towels are provided.
Heated towel rail
The toilet is standard with a flush handle.
Place to eat and drink
The Breakfast Room
Hallway and Stairs
There are no Bedrooms or Toilet Facilities on the ground floor.
Access to all bedrooms is via the stairs only.
The stairs have solid wood banisters on the left side and a wall on the right. They do not have hand rails on both sides.
All stairs are 18 cm high.
From the Hallway 12 stairs to a half landing. 180 degree turn to a further 4 stairs to first floor and 2 Bedrooms
Further 10 stairs to a second half landing, with a further 2 stairs to a Bedroom.
180 degree turn to a further 6 stairs and the second floor and 2 Bedrooms.
Wall to wall carpets.
All landings are well lit and have emergency lights.
All landings and bedrooms have smoke detectors and fire alarms fitted.
Fire alarms are siren type.
Fire extingushers are on ground floor and all landings.
Getting around outside
The Front Patio Terrace
The paved patio area to the front of Abacourt has bench seating for guest use.
The paved patio area is strictly no smoking.