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Andra Ghyll

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Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our first stay at Andra Ghyll ."

    Everything we needed was provided. We had a telephone call from the owners when we arrived then later in the week we had a visit from a lovely helpful couple . The wine ,welcome card and very generous welcome pack was very good . Comfortable apartment . Decorated to a high standard We would love to return in the future . Gerald and Sue .

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Jun 2024

  • "Beautiful apartment, found the bed a little soft for me but I do prefer a hard bed at home."

    Everything yo need in a holiday home, easy access to transport and shopping with plenty eateries around.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jun 2024

  • "The only thing was the top of freezer was iced up and needed defrosting, we could use the bottom draw so it didn't effect us."

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Apr 2024

  • "The property is in a great location in the centre of Keswick and the parking spot included is a real advantage."

    The apartment is very clean and comfortable and has everything that you would need. The only issues are the hot water, which has very low pressure, so takes ages to fill a sink and the shower isn’t great. The other issue is the main bedroom being right near the co op supermarket, so it’s very noisy at about 6.30ish when they are getting deliveries, but I know there’s nothing that an done about that

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Andra Ghyll. We will ask our Property Services Team to take a look at the issue with the hot water. We take all feedback on board. Thank you- The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynsey4.7Mar 2024

  • "It was a lovely apartment and close to everything and I would definitely stay there again,my only complaint is about the WiFi it had kids safe on it and we were unable to get to some sites,ie: bet365 my husband does like a bet at weekend and this was blocked and oddly enough it wouldn't let me look up menus in pubs very odd."

    But that is my only complaint.

    Reviewed by Teresa4.1Sep 2023

  • "Very convenient location and parking in the heart of Keswick."

    Quiet, clean, comfortable, contemporary flat. Would not hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Malvina4.4Aug 2023

  • "We had a really good stay at this lovely apartment."

    It is so convenient for shops and the town centre and an excellent base for exploring the Lakes. A parking space allocated is a bonus. The Keswick Convention is just up the road too. The apartment was very clean and welcoming with some lovely personal touches from the owner. It was comfortable and had everything we could possibly need to make our stay enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay in this lovely well appointed and comfortable appartment."

    Could not have asked for more. Our thanks to the owners for their kind and welcoming gestures. We will not hesitate to book again next year.

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Jun 2023

  • "Andra Ghyll was a beautiful apartment it was so convenient with co-op nextdoor and must mention the Thai restaurant across the road which served wonderful food and service."

    The apartment was also right next to town centre though we got no noise at night even though Thank you for the bottle of wine which was much appreciated. I would certainly return to this property when returning to Keswick

    Thank you for your feedback. We are really glad that you had such an enjoyable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Lakes Cottage Holidays Owner Relations Expert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jun 2023

  • "The apartment was in a great location, and was comfortable and well equipped."

    The dedicated parking space was a must. The area was quiet, apart from the trolleys being moved about at the supermarket next door, which made sure we never slept in! Only small niggles were the wardrobe in the bedroom (doors awkward to open) and a crack in the bedroom window, but would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely location and great to have onsite parking."

    Very comfortable and cosy apartment just wish the shower was a bit more powerful and there was somewhere to dry the towels. Very well equipped kitchen with everything we needed including a cafetière. Very comfortable stay and convenient for visiting Keswick. Thank you for the personal touches on arrival!

    Reviewed by Keren4.1Apr 2023

  • "Excellent acc."

    and position in Keswick. Lounge was particularly comfortable with excellent TV. . Only disappointment was a plumbing problem in the bathroom with the bath. Water would not drain so only allowed one bath in the 5 days. Otherwise excellent flat . Shame about the weather but would recommend the flat.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Mar 2023

  • "An ideal location and considering it is in the middle of Keswick we found it quiet."

    Warm and comfortable it had everything we needed for a relaxing week away. I was also pleased that the owner took time to contact us before and during our stay to make sure we were happy with the apartment. The little personal touches made us feel at home.

    Reviewed by Jeff4.7Feb 2023

  • "A well appointed clean, warm and comfortable apartment in the heart of Keswick."

    We stayed Christmas week. The apartment had a lovely christmas tree and crackers. and the owners were lovely, checking we had arrived safely, and leaving complimentary wine and cake for us to enjoy. Our first stay at this property but we will return.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely flat, central location."

    Very clean and lots of extra little touches such as wine and chocolates. Only down side was no dishwasher.

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Dec 2022

  • "The Property was absolutely perfect for what we needed."

    Location, Facilities & Cleanliness were all spot on. The owner David gave us a courtesy call and was on hand for any issues, but was not required as all the details were there for a great holiday. Without doubt we will be returning. Extremely comfortable throughout, Thank you David it was Great! Steve Jane & Jess.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2022

  • "Andra Ghyll holiday Flat in Keswick is in a great location and as described on the website." is literally minutes from pubs and restaurants on the main street. The addition of having a dedicated/private car parking space is a bonus in a very busy town frequented by a lot of holiday makers. All fixtures and fittings in the flat were in good shape and in general a very comfortable place to stay....felt very much like "Home from Home" . I would certainly come back to Keswick and hopefully also stay in Andra Ghyll apartment. Sykes Holiday Cottages, were very professional with good communication throughout right from booking the flat,right through to actual holiday break.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2022

  • "We enjoyed our 5 nights at Andra Ghyll."

    The property is well situated for supermarkets, pubs, restaurants & the bus station is only 5 minutes away. The accommodation was spotless & every effort has been made to make you feel at home. The only criticism was the lack of basics i.e. bin liners, washing up liquid, toilet rolls & kitchen foil. We will most likely use this property or similar again.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Oct 2022

  • "The fact that we have been using this property since 2017 speaks for itself."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay a lovely cosy apartment Only one small problem."

    We found as older people a slight problem with the shower over the bath x We would have felt a lot more secure getting in and out of the shower if there had been a grip bar fitted on the tiled wall . This would have given us a help especially getting in to the shower Otherwise a very smart well decorated home from home

    Reviewed by William4.7Sep 2022

  • "Very pleasant stay helped by very good weather."

    Apartment was very centrally situated in Keswick with the bonus of having a dedicated parking space. will book again.

    Reviewed by Lawrence5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a fabulous 3 night stay in Andra Ghyll."

    A lovely, modern comfortable apartment in a brilliant location near shops and takeaways etc. The owner kindly rang us to check everything was ok. We will definitely stay there again we loved it. 10/10.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fantastic apartment, central location with allocated parking."

    Very pleased with cleanliness and facilities. Owner was in contact to check all ok and available if we had any issues, which we didn’t. Very comfortable stay, well equipped and had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Aug 2022

  • "This was a lovely comfortable flat, in an ideal situation for access to the town shops and restaurants."

    It was perfect for us as we were attending the Keswick convention and it was a 2mins walk to the venue at the Pencil factory. Lovely welcome bottle of wine and attentive hosts.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.1Jul 2022

  • "An excellent place with everything needed."

    We will certainly be using again. Location could not be better, right near the centre of Keswick, supermarkets on the doorstep and main bus hub just across the road. We used a weekly bus rover ticket (excellent value) and didn't use the car once.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very disappointed with the kitchen very small also the microwave on top of the fridge very difficult to use ."

    .no small step ladder I could not reach the top shelves…no dishwasher..quite expensive ..also a bit of a pain having to use a code every time to enter..However it was very central was also difficult to find even using the sat nav … another complaint firstly having to visit the office to collect the keys from a one way street with no parking.I expected the key to be at the accommodation also having to return key to office..

    Reviewed by Betty3.1Jun 2022

  • "Very nice little flat, ideal for 2 or 3 people, with its own parking place."

    Close to the centre of Keswick and literally next door to a Co-op supermarket! Nice to receive complementary bottle of wine and tea, coffee & soap's, thanks. Happy to recommend and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Beverly5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely warm, cosy apartment in the middle of Keswick with everything virtually within walking distance."

    Reviewed by Timothy5.0Apr 2022

  • "This property ticked every box for us."

    Fabulous central location, parking, cosy, clean, warm, good facilities. Good communication with owners if needed. We experienced 4 seasons in one week so can state that the apartment is really comfortable in all weather. I would recommend this apartment and would definitely book again. (We had just one moan. We are 'shower freaks' and found the electric shower lovely and warm but a bit feeble).

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2022

  • "An lovely apartment, modern, well furnished and well equipped."

    A perfect location too both for the shops /pubs /cafes, and also plenty of great walks from the door without needing to use the car. A welcome card from the owner who also did a check-in phone call to make sure all was ok, a nice gesture.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable, clean, warm apartment."

    Really convenient for the centre of Keswick, the shops and beautiful walks from the front door. Great that there is a parking space with the property. Everything you need for a stay is provided- i.e. hairdryer, iron & ironing board, can’t think of anything negative- only slight niggle was the low water pressure in the shower but it wasn’t really a big problem. Would definitely recommend to family and friends, we would love to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Feb 2022

  • "First impression when we entered the property was that it was incredibly clean and well presented."

    Very comfortable accommodation with everything we needed. Excellent location, easy to find with parking as described. Right in the heart of Keswick so walking to shops etc and the lake was great. If I was forced to find a negative it would be the low water pressure so the shower was not powerful but that's no big deal. The true test is "would we stay again?" and the answer to that is "definitely"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2022

  • "This is a lovely place to stay, very cosy and comfortable and the owners made us feel very welcome with their welcome gifts which was a nice touch."

    Very clean and well equipped. Central for town and good to have parking space. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Domini5.0Nov 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at this property, we found it very well equipped with everything which we needed and the location was excellent."

    The property was modern, clean and tidy, it had everything we needed for a very enjoyable weeks stay in Keswick. The property located at the end of Keswick high street and has its own private parking space. It was just a small walk to the 'ferry launch', which takes people along Derwent lake to access some very nice walking areas (nice not to have to use the car).

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2021

  • "The flat is in a perfect location, minutes from the high street, the bus station, supermarkets and restaurants and takeaways but seems isolated from the hustle and bustle of the busy town."

    The dedicated parking space is a real bonus in Keswick especially if coming in the busier weeks. It is very well equipped and tastefully decorated in a fresh modern style. Would highly recommend it as a place to stay

    Reviewed by J5.0Sep 2021

  • "Everything was perfect,even the weather."

    Appartment was ideal for everything we needed,.we would well recommend it .Thank you for a lovely holiday,would defenatly come back.

    Reviewed by James4.7Jul 2021

  • "The flat is in a fantastic position in order to forget the car and enjoy the village of Keswick."

    Moreover, everything in the flat is very convenient and nothing is missing in the kitchen, so we could cook and stay in the flat as in our home. Maybe you could explain more clearly in the welcome e-mail where to park the car, we did not immediately get it and we parked the car in another place ... a lady came and asked us why we were parking in her place.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2020

  • "Comfortable flat, and great location but toilet flushing remains an issue as others have mentioned in their comments."

    Only 1 toilet roll provided for a week, would have preferred more - other places we have stayed have provided these. Tried to contact the owner via text twice during our stay with questions re TV and the fire. No response.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.4Aug 2020

  • "Clean, comfy, cozy."

    Great central location. Just what you need to explore Keswick and the lakes.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2020

  • "The property was ideal for access to the town and Pubs and good parking, good property if you like being in the town centre , it is very well equipped and clean."

    Minor downside was it is very dated and needs a little updating especially the pink low level toilet that needs flushing 2 or 3 times at least to clear it, also the lighting in the lounge needs another small lamp or a dimmer switch ,at the moment you have a 5 bulb ceiling fitting very bright or a single table lamp in one corner very dim. But don't let this put you off all in all a good property. Also I was impressed with the booking agent, I Email the agent on Sunday to say only 1 of the 4 bulbs in the kitchen ceiling light bar was working and the internet hub kept dropping out, both were fixed Monday morning.

    Reviewed by Fred4.1Feb 2020

  • "Location for Keswick and free parking facilities"

    Reviewed by Stuart4.7Dec 2019

  • "Good size apartment equipped with everything you could need."

    Great location in the heart of Keswick within easy walk of shops and restaurants.

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Nov 2019

  • "I have used this company several times and I have booked this property on two ocassions."

    Everthing was exactly as it should be, very efficient and easy to work with, would definitly recommend and use again myself.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2019

  • "Ideal situation for theatre, walks, eating out, pubs and shops in Keswick etc."

    Some early morning (6.30ish) noise from Co-op store next door but not too intrusive.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2019

  • "Unable to open any windows apart from 1 in the lounge and that would only stay open when jamming something in it."

    Had an issue with fan in bathroom but this was rectified during our stay.

    Reviewed by Joyce3.8Aug 2019

  • "The apartment was very comfortable with easy access to the town ."

    Having a parking space was an additional bonus. Gaining access, key pick up etc was very smooth. We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Helena4.7Jun 2019

  • "This apartment is a bit run down and could use some TLC, but overall it was just fine."

    Also, I think it's very unfortunate that you do not offer any percentage refund, even when the request was made immediately after booking. Just not a very customer-friendly policy.

    We apologise that you have found the Sykes experience disappointing. We pride ourselves on our customer services. We will be happy to look into this matter for you in more detail if you wish, please contact our customer relations department on 01244 345700, we are open 7 days a week, 9-7pm. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer3.1May 2019

  • "Ideal location in the centre of Keswick with the added bonus of own car parking."

    Secure building access. Would certainly stay again if visiting Keswick in the future.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Apr 2019

  • "Great location, good parking."

    Decor a little tired and linens (towels, bedding) definitely need a refresh

    Reviewed by Michelle3.4Apr 2019

  • "I have used Sykes several times and have never had an issue."

    I would definitely recommend them

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Feb 2019

  • "Really fabulous location."

    A stones throw from everything which Keswick has to offer, but in a quiet location, with the all important car parking. Cosy apartment with everything that you need, slightly dated decor/furniture/fittings, but clean with a more modern kitchen. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.8Dec 2018

  • "Well situated apartment close to all amenities with a reserved parking space and very comfortable beds."

    Kitchen a bit small but has a full-sized fridge/freezer and washing machine which is welcome. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Oct 2018

  • "Location of the accommodation is ideal."

    Whilst the facilities were as specified, they are somewhat tired and in need of updating.

    Reviewed by William3.1Oct 2018

  • "Lovely apartment in very convenient location."

    Clean and comfortable. Thoroughly recommend

    Reviewed by Sidney5.0Sep 2018

  • "We have booked with Lakes Cottage Holidays in the past so knew what to expect."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2018

  • "Location is in center of Keswich, very convenient."

    Shops and restaurant/pubs close by. Apartment was well appointed with everything needed. Also clean when arrived. Details of key pick up etc. by Sykes was right on. Overall a very enjoyable experience.

    Reviewed by William5.0Aug 2018

  • "Flat is in a great location, comfortable with everything we needed."

    Reviewed by Brian3.8Aug 2018

  • "Really enjoyed our stay, would definitely stay there again"

    Reviewed by Trevor4.4Jun 2018

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • First floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with dining and sitting area and separate kitchen.
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with NOW TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in the rent
  • Allocated Parking for 1 car.  Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair available upon request
  • Town centre, shops, pubs and restaurants 1 min walk.

The property

Andra Ghyll is a charming first floor apartment sleeping 3 people, located in central Keswick.

Set over one floor, this property provides very comfortable accommodation for families and couples visiting the charming market town of Keswick. The property has two comfortable bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x single. Family bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC.  Furnished in a contemporary style, the lounge has comfortable sofas for relaxing and a dining area where you can sit in the evening, whilst eating a meal made in the well equipped kitchen.

The town centre is right on the door step with a bustling market and quaint shops, pavement cafes and a wide variety of eateries

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas