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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Guest House
  • VisitEngland Silver Award
  • Older and less mobile

Guest House with 6 rooms £70-£103 prpnb

VISITENGLAND 4 STAR GUEST HOUSE, VISITENGLAND SILVER AWARD, SUITABLE FOR OLDER AND LESS MOBILE

Scales Farm Country Guest House

Scales Farm Country Guest House

The old farm house South facing, overlooking the central eastern fells.

Details

Scales Farm a 17C farmhouse on the slopes of Blencathra with spectacular views, close to Keswick, 10 mins from M6. All rooms en-suite, beamed lounge, private parking, bicycle storage and drying room. Mobility and dog friendly rooms.

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedMinibar in bedroomsPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesTravel agent bookingsPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelephone (public)Television availableGolf available (onsite or nearby)Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups welcomedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal fires

We also provide a drying room, secure cycle storage, fridges in rooms (note that minibars in bedrooms are stocked with a selection of soft drinks). There is a pub/restaurant next door and direct access to fells. Children welcome from any age.

Contact

Scales Farm Country,
Threlkeld,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4SY

Address

Scales Farm Country,
Threlkeld,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4SY

Directions

Plan route to Scales Farm Country Guest House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 342268  Lat: 54.63290 Long: -3.01980

Arriving from Keswick - take the A66 towards Penrith. Pass Threlkeld village on the left and continue up the hill for one and a quarter miles. Take the left turn by the signs for Scales and the White Horse Inn. Scales Farm is on the left before the White Horse.

Arriving from the M6/Penrith - leave at junction 40 and take the A66 in the direction of Keswick. Eleven miles from the motorway take a small turning on the right signposted for Scales and with a board for the White Horse Inn. Scales Farm is ahead, next-door to the White Horse.

Arriving by Train - There is a main line train service into Penrith with an excellent service to London and Glasgow. We can pick you up from Penrith station.

Arriving by Bus - There are regular bus services from Penrith or Keswick which stop directly opposite Scales Farm. Ask the driver to stop at the White Horse, Scales.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Minibar in bedroomsMinibar in bedrooms
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

We also provide a drying room, secure cycle storage, fridges in rooms (note that minibars in bedrooms are stocked with a selection of soft drinks). There is a pub/restaurant next door and direct access to fells. Children welcome from any age.

Reviews

Mature / Senior Couple M P
United Kingdom
20 August 2021
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Superb 3 day get away”

Would highly recommend Scales Farm Guest House, excellent hosts, lovely location, superb breakfast, brilliant location within easy distance of all local attractions.

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Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities