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Derwentwater Independent Hostel

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Tourist Hostel with 88 bunks £18 pppn, £78-£118 prpn

ACCESS DETAILS

Contact

017687 77246

Address

Barrow House,
Borrowdale,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5UR

Children welcomeTelevisionLicenced (table or bar)Packed lunches providedSpecial diets availableConference facilitiesPrivate parkingTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestCooking facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesElectric shaver pointsTelephone (public)Games room onsiteChildren's outdoor play areaCycles for hireFoodshop/mobile foodshopVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerShowers availableCoach parties welcomedEvening mealsHigh chairs availableCots availableDrying facilitiesBreakfast availableHot waterBedding providedCommon room

"This 200 year old mansion has extensive grounds and stunning views across the lake"

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Cooking facilitiesCooking facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Games room onsiteGames room onsite
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Cycles for hireCycles for hire
  • Foodshop/mobile foodshopFoodshop/mobile foodshop
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Showers availableShowers available
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
  • Hot waterHot water
  • Bedding providedBedding provided
  • Common roomCommon room

"This 200 year old mansion has extensive grounds and stunning views across the lake"

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • 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
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available

Notes

  • Some personnel who have contact with guests had disability awareness training.

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • 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
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

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

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