Hawkshead Holiday Cottages

Hawkshead Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages in Hawkshead

Hawkshead is a charming village of winding streets and timber-framed houses in the Lake District. Hawkshead is a great base for exploring the mountains and valleys, sitting halfway between Windermere and Coniston Water. In the village itself, you'll find quaint attractions such as Beatrix Potter's house and the Hawkshead Grammar School Museum.

We hand-pick all our Hawkshead holiday cottages for their character and great location. Large groups love our spacious barn conversions. For family holidays, try our open-plan ranch houses or dog-friendly cottages with enclosed gardens. For something more private, we have secluded cabins with private hot tubs and firepits.

Here at Snaptrip, we list thousands of UK holiday cottages, all backed by our best price guarantee. Hawkshead is a great destination for family days out in the Lake District. Less than 3 miles away, you'll find Grizedale forest, which has a lot of forest walking or cycling routes. Use our handy search filters to find your ideal holiday cottage in Hawkshead, and rest assured that our friendly customer service team is always on standby to help.

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    Alice's Cottage

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Hannakin Barn
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    Hannakin Barn

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    Kirkstone Cottage

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    Latterbarrow

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Judges Lodging
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    Nurses Cottage

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    3 Vale View

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    Wykefield

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Hawkshead Hall
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    Hawkshead Hall

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    House in Cumbria

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    Amaley

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    Fold Cottage, Outgate near Ambleside

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    3 Vale View

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Hannakin Barn
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    Hannakin Barn

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    Nurses Cottage

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Wykefield
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  • Last Minute Cottages - Hawkshead Hall
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    Hawkshead Hall

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Curlew Cottage at Hawkshead
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    Curlew Cottage at Hawkshead

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Cosy cottage in picturesque Hawkshead
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    Cosy cottage in picturesque Hawkshead

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    Lama Lodge

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    Amaley

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    Smithy Cottage

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  • Last Minute Cottages - Spinners Loft
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    Spinners Loft

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    Frequent questions

    • Is Hawkshead worth a visit?

      Hawkshead is worth a visit for its picturesque Lake District setting, charming historic buildings, and literary connections to poet William Wordsworth and children's author Beatrix Potter. The village offers a tranquil atmosphere, delightful shops, and access to beautiful countryside walks, making it a delightful destination for those seeking a quintessential English village experience.

    • Can you walk around Hawkshead?

      Yes, you can easily walk around Hawkshead. The village is compact and pedestrian-friendly, with narrow lanes and historic streets that are perfect for leisurely strolls. Walking around Hawkshead allows you to explore its charming architecture, visit local shops, and enjoy the scenic surroundings of the Lake District.

    • What are the must-see attractions in Hawkshead?

      When visiting Hawkshead, be sure to explore the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which showcases the works of the famous author and illustrator. The Hawkshead Grammar School Museum offers a glimpse into education during the past centuries. St. Michael and All Angels Church is worth a visit for its historic architecture and connections to Wordsworth. Additionally, the village's charming streets and proximity to scenic trails in the Lake District make for a well-rounded visit.

    • How many days do you need in Hawkshead?

      Spending 1 to 2 days in Hawkshead would allow you to explore the village's key attractions, including the Beatrix Potter Gallery and historic sites like the Hawkshead Grammar School Museum. This duration provides enough time to enjoy the village's ambiance and perhaps take a leisurely walk in the nearby Lake District countryside.

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