View towards the large Victorian house
Far reaching views from the house
Relax in the pretty lawned gardens
Shaker style kitchen with aga
Dining area
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom situated in the eaves
Lawned gardens
View towards the house
Winter time at the pretty victorian house
View towards the property
Autumn leaves
A short walk to the village
Plenty of pubs to chose from, a short stroll away
Plenty of pubs to chose from, a short stroll away
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2 / 19  Far reaching views from the house
3 / 19  Relax in the pretty lawned gardens
4 / 19  Lounge
5 / 19  Lounge
6 / 19  Shaker style kitchen with aga
7 / 19  Dining area
8 / 19  Bedroom
9 / 19  Bedroom
10 / 19  Twin bedroom
11 / 19  Twin bedroom situated in the eaves
12 / 19  Lawned gardens
13 / 19  View towards the house
14 / 19  Winter time at the pretty victorian house
15 / 19  View towards the property
16 / 19  Autumn leaves
17 / 19  A short walk to the village
18 / 19  Plenty of pubs to chose from, a short stroll away
19 / 19  Plenty of pubs to chose from, a short stroll away

Hawkshead Hall,

Hawkshead Village, Lake District
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 3
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Handsome Victorian property with south facing views over the stunning Esthwaite Valley
  • Family friendly with large gardens providing space for play and exploration
  • Spacious accommodation sleeping eight guests in a variety of bedrooms
  • Plenty of off road parking
  • Open fires with fuel supplied
  • Ideally situated for touring the Lake District
  • Located only a short walk from the beautiful village of Hawkshead, with pubs and a great selection of shops and tearooms
  • Short walk to Beatrix Potter Gallery and other top Lakeland-based attractions
Property code: LLH03

Beautiful period property situated in the popular village of Hawkshead, a few minutes’ drive from Esthwaite Water and just five miles from Lake Windermere.

The pretty village of Hawkshead is home to the National Trust managed Beatrix Potter Gallery, housed in a 17th century building, once the workplace of Potter’s husband, William Heelis. Other buildings of note in the village include The Old Grammar School, attended by William Wordsworth and the former Courthouse. Just a few miles away from the property is Claife Heights Viewing Station, a purpose-built monument that affords visitors unrivalled views over Lake Windermere, which is itself only five miles from the house.

Guests will find it hard not to fall in love with this stunning Victorian property, with its period features and elegant accommodation. The heart of the home is the stylish lounge, with its comfortable leather sofas, large bay window, high ceilings, and original working fireplace. There is a TV, DVD, and hi-fi here, making it the perfect space in which to relax after a day of sightseeing, climbing or hiking. The property’s tasteful dining room also benefits from a working fire which sits opposite the large dining table, keeping the room lovely and warm on winter evenings, whereas in summer, the door which leads out to a patio seating area can be opened to enjoy the summer breeze. The elegant kitchen with slate floor adjoins the dining room has an Aga and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine fridge and dishwasher. The washing machine can be found in the convenient ground-floor cloakroom where there is also a WC. Three of the property’s bedrooms are located on the first floor, two of these are tastefully decorated doubles, whilst the final bedroom is a pretty twin room. Each of these bedrooms has an en-suite shower room with WC. On the second floor, there is a further twin bedroom, which benefits from its own TV. Across the landing from this bedroom is a bathroom with a bath,basin and WC.

Outside, the property has a wonderful south-facing garden which includes a lawn area and a patio with seating, which makes a pleasant place to relax with a drink at the end of the day. There is ample off-road parking and bike storage is available.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 4 bedrooms - 2 doubles and 2 twins
  • 3 en-suite shower rooms with WC, 1 bathroom with bath and WC
  • TV, DVD, hi-fi, additional TV in the second-floor bedroom
  • Aga, hob, washing machine, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, and wine fridge
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Open fires with fuel supplied
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shop, pubs, and restaurant all within walking distance
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Ample off-road parking

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Thomas.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Linda, 3rd November 2018

The cottage was lovely, it was very spacious and felt very homely, perfect for my husband and I, our three children and their partners, and their dogs Jax, Rupert and Juno Ideal location for walks / to and around Hawkshead Very warm feel about the house and so cozy

Reviewed by Mahendra, 22nd September 2018

Ideal place to have a celebration for special family occasion and a good location for visiting lakes and enjoying walks and evening drinks/dining within walking distance.

Reviewed by Adriana, 7th July 2018

Absolutely fantastic house, everything you could want in a perfect perfect loxation

Reviewed by Jennifer Ann, 23rd June 2018

This property has four bedroom two double and two twin rooms all are of a good size , 3 have ensuite with showers and one with ensuite bathroom (no shower in the this room) all of an excellent standard. Excellent kitchen with aga and electric cooker. Never found a microwave. Living accommodation consists of a large comfortable lounge, dining room lRead moreeading to a very well equiped kitchen. Outside is neat and has large dining table and bench seating. Would suit familys , multigenerational groups. Hide

Reviewed by Gina, 26th May 2018

Beautiful house in a fantastic location. The house is lovely and spacious, well equipped kitchen, plenty of crockery etc. A nice touch is you have milk man delivery each day fresh milk and whatever else you may need a great selection of groceries (you need to pay for it). The bedrooms all have their own bathrooms which is great, along with another Read moretoilet in the utility room. The gardens are lovely and great for the dogs to roam around , lots of seating in the garden too. We will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Lynda Erika, 5th May 2018

No1 Hawkshead is a lovely property very welcoming, plenty of room with large bedrooms all with their own bathrooms. In addition the kitchen is very well equipped with a fantastic arga to cook on. If you don't want to cook Hawkshead village is only a short walk ago with a very dog friendly walk beside Hawkshead Farm. We would all recommend a stay heRead morere and would stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Elaine, 17th March 2018

Hawkshead Hall is a perfect location for a holiday. We stayed there for a family holiday to celebrate our 40th Wedding Anniversary. Loved the house in every way, very clean and exceptionally well equipped. The house was very cosy and warm. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks

Reviewed by Bunty, 26th January 2018

Beautiful house, in a gorgeous location. Well equipped with everything you need and more. Would definitely stay there again

Reviewed by B Haley, 1st March 2017

Plenty of room comfortable and full of charectar situated well within all major towns and villages very enjoyable

Reviewed by B Ross, 1st March 2017

The whole family enjoyed their stay at Hawkshead Hall. Plenty of room for daughters, husbands and grandsons. Had a lovely stay. A very warm and comfortable house.

Reviewed by N Green, 1st January 2017

Hawkeshead Hall is well located being 5 mins walk away from Hawkeshead and accessible by road to Ambleside and right by the Tarn Hows footpath. The house feels more like a family home than a holiday let. Each of the three first floor bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms complete with a power shower and lots of lovely hot water. The house was lovely Read moreand warm during our stay in chilly January. We stayed there with our two daughters & their husbands and our five month old Granddaughter who had previously managed to keep us all awake at night over Christmas when staying in our family home. Hawkeshead Hall is a lovely spacious & substantial home where we were all (with the exception of the baby's parents) managed to sleep in great comfort during our stay. I would highly recommend it for multi generational parties. Hide

Reviewed by C Farman, 1st November 2016

Great facilities great position lovely warm and comfortable house. We had a ball.

Reviewed by C Hall, 1st November 2016

Its the second time we have visited Hawkshead Hall and it was just as magical as the first. Beautiful cottage! Plenty of space for four couples or two large families.

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View towards the large Victorian house
Far reaching views from the house
Relax in the pretty lawned gardens
Shaker style kitchen with aga
Dining area
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom situated in the eaves
Show 7 moreLawned gardens


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