Getting Around With Suzis Taxiz

So you’ve booked your flight to and stay with Borrowdale Gates Hotel and are looking to spend a wonderful time in the beautiful Lake District, but there’s a problem. The nearest airport is just over 100 miles! Fear not, as Susie’s Taxis has been operating for since 2004, and offers a friendly, safe, 4×4 service that can take you from the airports at Lancaster, Manchester, Blackpool Liverpool and Newcastle to anywhere in the Lake District and across Cumbria.

They operate Keswick to Penrith, Carlisle, and also offer services to Lancaster, Morecambe, Heysham and Kendal. Their taxis are air-conditioned and cater for local and long-distance journeys for holidaymakers and business clients, with four to eight seats. The Baggage Transfer Service is ideal for those on walking and hiking holidays, including the Coast to Coast walk. As they themselves say, they know the Lake District better than anyone, and can pick you up from almost anywhere!

Wedding taxis and private car hires are also available, and these are all driven by women, so safety is ensured. 07961 589 003 is the number for public phones, 0800 6335746 is the Freephone number in case of loss of signal, and their Keswick Office’s number can be contacted at 017687 36369/36007. Ask for Suzi when calling. Alternatively you can visit their website at

Oh, and the taxis are dog-friendly!