Self-Catering Cottages
Hawkshead &
Rusland Valley

Alice's Cottage - Hawkshead

beautiful cottage for two adults bang in the centre of this pretty village

This lovely 17th century property sums up the charm and character of Hawkshead with all its nooks and crannies that feature in Beatrix Potter's famous illustrations. Combining Lakeland charm and tradition with 21st century comfort.

  • Sleeps 2 : 1 super-king size sleigh bed
  • Adults only : no pets/smoking
  • Exposed beams and wood-burning stove (fuel avail locally) 
  • TV / Freeview / DVD / WiFi
  • Parking in village car park/permit provided (load/unload access)
  • Front courtyard with furniture 
  • Shops / pubs 2 minute walk

please note that this is a central village location and therefore some village noise should be expected

Further details, reviews and photographs of this pretty self-catering in the pretty village of Hawkshead can be found here


Shepherd's Cottage - Hawkshead

A hot tub and a view of Esthwaite water - this lovely property on a working farm is about a mile from pretty Hawkshead

Fabulous views right from the front door! But, the views aren't the only reason Shepherd's Cottage consistently gets glowing reviews. 

  • Sleeps 4 
  • Highchair andCot available on request
  • Private Hot Tub (drained & cleaned between guests) 
  • 2 patios with garden furniture 
  • BBQ + charcoal 
  • TV / Freeview /IPod Dock/ WiFi
  • Note no pets as this is a working farm
  • No smoking
  • Landry and evening meals can be arranged through owner
  • Walk to Hawkshead about 12 minutes for shops / cafes / pubs with food
  • Off road parking for two cars

The owners have a working live-stock farm, so yes you may get some lovely farm smells and if you are there at the right time maybe some wonderful lambs bouncing around too? The farm is also a Bed & Breakfast and the catering can be extended so you can book lovely farm cooked breakfasts and dinners if you fancy not having to shop and cook. 

Please note that as the Hot Tub is drained and cleaned between guests it may still be getting to temperature on the day you arrive.      

See more photographs and read guest reviews of Shepherd's Cottage here.                               .


Being in the hub of this beautiful village, Meadow View has views of the surrounding fells and with walks from the door and shops, restaurants and pubs just a stone's throw away you could very easily just park your car at the beginning of your stay and never move it until you leave, if you so wished.

There are 10 stairs to the entrance of the property as per the photograph and one bedroom and bathroom (shower over bath) is on the ground floor with the living area on the first floor and double bedroom with en-suite shower on the second floor.  

Note that the as Meadow View is situated in a quiet cobbled courtyard there is no outdoor area. 

Check availability and pricing and read guest reviews of Meadow View in Hawkshead here