We have directions to Manesty, with or without a car, in the contact section of the website. Please take care if you are using your sat nav as our rural postcode is a mile in diameter! We have a google pin too – search for Manesty Holiday Cottages. We recommend driving through Keswick and along the B5289 on the east side on Derwentwater.
If you wish to arrive either before 4pm or later in the evening please let us know by email or phone and we will do our best to accommodate you. You are always welcome to park your car at any time on your arrival day and go for a walk or for lunch in Grange if your accommodation is not ready. We just need to know in advance, so do give us a ring (017687 77216) before you get here.
This is obviously not a definitive list, but rather a few handy hints specific to staying at Manesty. You can find a comprehensive list of everything we provide on our amenities page. Some amenities are specific to the accommodation so you will need to know which place you are staying in when you read this.
Online groceries Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda deliver to our area. Use our personal address for deliveries: c/o Leyland, Youdale Knot, Manesty, Keswick CA12 5UG. Please book your delivery slot for after your anticipated arrival time and let us know so that we can direct it to your cottage.
Local groceries Our nearest supermarket is Booths, in Keswick, which is 5 miles away. It specialises in local produce.
Other deliveries We can help you organise local milk delivery and can take delivery of flowers, parcels and post. Just get in touch.
Preprepared meals Booths stocks the well known pre-prepared meals by COOK. J & J Graham of Penrith will deliver hampers of locally sourced sausage, ham, cheeses and chutneys. They also provide hampers ‘especially to suit your taste’, which can be ordered by making a phone call to 01768 862281. As with other deliveries use our name and address and let us know.
Keswick Kitchen For an even more local experience, consider food prepared by our friends at Keswick Kitchen. These locals offer hampers, preprepared local meals and private dining with local award winning chef David Jackson, who we have known for many years. They also have an exciting supper club with events through out the year. Use the contact form on their website or email them at email@example.com. For deliveries use our name and address and let us know.