Additional Information

  • Central heating throughout.
  • Payphone. (Mobile phone reception is poor in Hawkshead – Orange and Vodafone give the best coverage)
  • Free Wi-Fi in main Hall.
  • Outside drying area
  • Walled Garden that can be locked with plenty of space to eat outside
  • Ramps for wheelchair access to the building and garden.
  • Except for guide dogs, dogs are not allowed in the house or garden. Please advise when booking if you are bringing a guide dog.
  • Security – please keep the walled garden gate and the house locked at all times.
  • Playing field -Hawkshead village has a large public park suitable for large ball games and with equipment, swings etc.
  • Car parking –  Parking is available in the public car park – charges apply during the day but free at night.
  • You need to provide your own
    – Consumables – toilet rolls, soap, washing up liquid, etc.
    – Towels, tea towels, etc.
    – Pillow cases and sleeping bags

Local shops

Hawkshead village has a newsagent, Post Office and Co-operative store as well as a chemist and specialist grocery shops. There are also several gift and outdoor shops and a Tourist Information Centre (015394 36525)


The nearest filling stations are Coniston (4 miles) and Ambleside (5 miles).


St Michaels Church in Hawkshead has a service each Sunday with a Catholic service on Saturday night. There is a local Baptist Chapel at Hawkshead Hill and a Methodist church in Hawkshead village.