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.                               .


Thwaite Bridge House - Rusland Valley

Wow! in an un-spoilt spot in the English Lake District exists this incredible self-catering cottage perfect for your next holiday.  With all the charm of tradition with its flagged floors, exposed beams and oak panelling, combined with 21st century luxuries such as en-suite bathroom, modern farmhouse kitchen, WiFi and underfloor heating. 

  • Sleeps 8 in four bedrooms (1 en-suite double / 1 double+vanity unit / 1 twin/ 1bunk)
  • Travel cot & High Chair available
  • Large lawned garden with garden furniture
  • Conservatory with seating
  • Ample parking for 3 cars
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Large beamed lounge with wood-burning stove (fuel avail locally)
  • TV / DVD /SkyFreesat / WiFi
  • Reading room with Broadband
  • Shops  

See more photographs of Thwaite Bridge House, read guest reviews and check availability here


Fellfoot - Hawkshead

The charm of Fellfoot is its fabouls views of Esthwaite Water.  All of the accommodation is on the ground floor though there are two steps to the entrance of the property and also an internal step to the bedrooms and utility room. 

This property has an electric car charging point at no additional cost

  • Sleeps 4 (1 x twin with views and shower cubicle / 1 x double with views and seperate bathroom with shower over the bath)
  • Ground floor accommodation but with some steps - see below
  • Freesat TV / DVD / WiFi
  • High chair and cot available
  • Conservatory with lovely views
  • Lawned garden with patio, terrace and garden furniture
  • 1 pet permitted
  • Parking for three cars - including a type 2 electric car charging point 
  • Shops / pubs / restaurants less than about  3/4 mile

Check availability and see more information about Fellfoot here


Meadow View - Hawkshead

  • Sleeps 4 1 x kingsize / 1 x double en-suite with shower
  • Open plan living / dining / kitchen
  • 10 steps to entrance (see photo)
  • TV with Freeview / DVD / WiFi
  • Wood-burner (fuel available locally)
  • Private parking 1 car
  • No smoking
  • Property is over three floors with bedrooms on ground & second floors
  • Shops & restaurants 100 yds / pub 50 yds

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