Keswick guest houses, Lake District, UK Keswick b & b bed and breakfast holiday accommodation

Privacy & Cookie Policy

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you disclose while using this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The person responsible for handling data relating to is Michael Reid, who can be contacted via email: query [at]

This policy is effective from 1 May 2018. It may be subsequently updated.

What we collect

If you contact us, no record of your contact details will be kept unless you decide to list with

Some details of visits to the website are recorded using cookies (see below). Details relate only to the computer used and include things like the browser used, the search engine (if any), and the country from which the internet connection is made. The user of the computer is not personally identified.

What we do with the information we gather

The anonymous visitor data is used merely to chart the success of the website.

No one's contact details are added to a mailing list without their express consent. No contact details are handed to third parties.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. The information is available free of charge.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

We will also delete your records at your request, and your contact details will be deleted when the business relationship with Handcrafted Websites (which is responsible for is ended.

What cookies are

A cookie is a small file which may be placed on your computer's hard drive by the website you are visiting. In general, cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. If you refuse to let cookies be placed on your computer, a website will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site – for example, when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.

How our website uses cookies

The following table indicates which cookies we are using and what they do.

CookieIDPurposeFurther info
Google Analytics_utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Google Analytics privacy info
Opting out of Google Analytics
CMSPHPSESSIDThis stores information anonymously merely to note whether visitors to the website are logged into the content management system or not.
Cookie warningcc_cookie_acceptThis simply stores your acceptance of the warning about cookies on the website home page.

What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that some functions of the website might become inoperable. If you use the Internet Explorer browser, find out more info HERE. If you use Firefox, see the information HERE. If you are using Safari, see HERE.