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YHA Hawkshead - Hostel
3 out of 5
Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.74 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (29 reviews)

"The actual house of yha is beautiful. Set in lovely gardens. The room we had slept 3. Very small and cramped."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

YHA Hawkshead - Hostel
Kirrin Cottage
3.5 out of 5
1 Vale View Hannakin Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.15 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Super Cottage

"Me and my friend absolutely loved it here, can’t wait to visit again. It’s a really warm and cosy cottage with great facilities in a wonderful area. The hosts are great too with check in made really easy."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2018

Kirrin Cottage
Old School House
4 out of 5
Main St, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.09 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Great place to base yourself for a walking holiday

"Lovely location for walking and eating out in the village, great breakfasts, and hosts"…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2018

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Sun Inn
4 out of 5
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.11 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (34 reviews)

"The staff were genuinely friendly and the food was excellent. Lovely weekend and really beautiful location."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Sun Inn
Alice's Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Alices Cottage The Square Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.14 mi from city centre
Alice's Cottage
Betty's Mews
3.5 out of 5
2 Croft Barn Kings Yard Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.16 mi from city centre
Betty's Mews
Kirrin Cottage, Hawkshead
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0.15 mi from city centre
Kirrin Cottage, Hawkshead
Alice's Cottage, Hawkshead
Alices Cottage, The Square, Ambleside, ENG
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0.16 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Very nice cottage in a perfect location.

"It is so central in the lovely Town of Hawkeshead. Really nicely refurbished. We did have a slight problem with the shower head which had become loose and a fine spray of water was coming over the top of the door, my husband managed to tighten it up and all was well. The hot tap on the basin turns ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2018

Alice's Cottage, Hawkshead
Betty's Mews, Hawkshead
2 Croft Barn, Kings Yard, Ambleside, ENG
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0.16 mi from city centre
Betty's Mews, Hawkshead
3 Vale View, Hawkshead
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0.15 mi from city centre
3 Vale View, Hawkshead
Shepherd's Cottage, Hawkshead
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0.42 mi from city centre
Shepherd's Cottage, Hawkshead
Low Wood Bay
4 out of 5
Low Wood Bay, Ambleside Road, Windermere, England
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The price is £160 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec
3.21 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (285 reviews)

"location, location, location! As two elderly, including one very disabled, people we were well looked after, the staff were really helpful."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Low Wood Bay
The Kings Arms Hotel
4 out of 5
The Kings Arms Hotel, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Ambleside, England
The price is £95 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.15 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (50 reviews)

"A typical traditional pub restaurant warm and welcoming"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

The Kings Arms Hotel
Ivy Guest House
3.5 out of 5
Main St, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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0.18 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Fabulous location, charming hotel and excellent staff. Thoroughly recommend this place!"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Ivy Guest House
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
5 out of 5
Crook Road - Windermere, English Lake District, Windermere, England
The price is £255 per night from 17 Dec to 18 Dec
4.84 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)

"Love this hotel ... makes you feel as if it’s really ok to relax and enjoy every moment. We were there for our anniversary after going there the year before for our mini moon . The food is just delightful in both restaurants. Can’t wait to go back ❤️"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant
4 out of 5
Main Street, Hawkshead, Cumbria, Ambleside, England
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0.14 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (144 reviews)

"The Queens Head is a lovely olde worlde pub in a stunning location. Great walks right on your doorstep, we found the walks leaflet supplied by the Queens Head very useful. Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm only 2 miles away, definitely worth a visit, plus Beatrix Potter Gallery just across the road ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2019

The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, England
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The price is £109 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.24 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (425 reviews)

"Rooms are excellent with very comfortable beds and superb views.Location is very good but slightly isolated.Breakfast was adequate with very little choice.Staff were lovely friendly and helpful.The car park would possibly benefit from having marked out bays to prevent moron parking"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
Laura Ashley - The Belsfield
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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The price is £159 per night from 23 Dec to 24 Dec
3.15 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (722 reviews)

"We stopped for something to eat on the way to Scotland a month ago and instantly wanted to come back, even in this current situation all the staff were very professional. We had an amazing time we both needed a break and would recommend to anyone a real treat. Thank you. Clean with a very safe ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

Laura Ashley - The Belsfield
The Wild Boar
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Windermere, England
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The price is £97 per night from 22 Dec to 23 Dec
5.3 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (136 reviews)

"Beautiful inside decor, the rooms are lovely and big. The restaurant food is delicious, we chose to have the alternative picnic which was nice and the grounds are so peaceful to walk through. The only negative is the hidden car parking charge. A letter is posted through your door in the morning with ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

The Wild Boar
SCHOOL HOUSE COTTAGE B&B AND TEA GARDEN
3.5 out of 5
AMBLESIDE, Ambleside, England
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0.09 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Hosts hospitable, friendly and welcoming, excellent breakfast with good choice. Room and en-suite rather small. Situated centrally for Hawkshead and nearby pubs and shops within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2019

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Visiting Hawkshead

Visitors to Hawkshead are sure to enjoy the lakeside setting and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's bars, parks and monuments. Around the area, top sights include Hill Top, Lake Windermere and Ullswater. In Hawkshead, there are 21 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Hawkshead

The city's cultural venues include Hawkshead Grammar School and Beatrix Potter Gallery. Additionally, you might want to add Church of St Mary to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 21 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in Hawkshead. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • YHA Hawkshead - Hostel - Our customers like the helpful staff at this hostel. This 3-star hostel features a restaurant, free parking and a bar.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Hill Top, located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city centre, and Lake Windermere, which is 2.2 mi/3.6 km away.

Dressing for Hawkshead

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 19°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 20°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 15°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Hawkshead is 627.10 millimetres
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 19°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 1°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Hawkshead?
Based on our traveller data, The Kings Arms Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your visit include Ivy Guest House and YHA Hawkshead - Hostel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hawkshead, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Hawkshead.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Hawkshead?
Green End House is a top guesthouse for people travelling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and a library for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation in Hawkshead to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Queen’s Head Inn and Restaurant is a top 4-star inn for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Hawkshead Grammar School.

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