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Why a Hawkshead Cottage?
Home to pretty cobbled streets lined with 17th century whitewashed cottages, the picturesque village of Hawkshead makes an idyllic Lake District Retreat. The pedestrianised lanes are full of history and character, reminiscent of the days of its former notable residents Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.
Enjoy a refreshing drink in one of the many traditional inns and tea rooms or spend an afternoon browsing the shops for souvenirs and local produce. Discover the world of Beatrix Potter at Hill Top, her 17th century farmhouse with stunning gardens, or stay in the village and admire original artwork at the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of Grizedale Forest’s excellent bike and walking trails, or spend a tranquil morning fishing on Esthwaite Lake.
Places to Visit near Hawkshead
Our Hawkshead cottages are well positioned for exploring South Lakeland. Just 5 miles from Lake Windermere and 9 miles from Windermere town, Hawkshead is within easy reach of popular destinations such as Ambleside, Bowness, Coniston and Newby Bridge. Further afield, the lively market town of Kendal is well worth a visit.
Types of Hawkshead Holiday
Whether you would like to book a romantic retreat, or fancy a little bit of luxury and would like a cottage with a hot tub, our carefully chosen selection of Hawkshead accommodation offers something for everyone.