Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Hawkshead

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hawkshead. This welcoming and trendy city is known for its lake, restaurants and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Hawkshead

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Hawkshead a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Go Ape Grizedale (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Brantwood (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hawkshead

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hawkshead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tarn Hows (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Skelwith Force (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Coniston Water (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Old Man of Coniston (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Dora's Field (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)

Where to stay around Hawkshead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,592 vacation rentals near Hawkshead. From 854 Houses to 78 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hawkshead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hawkshead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hawkshead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 2,892 vacation rentals
  • Hawkshead Grammar School: 2,888 vacation rentals
  • Church of St Mary: 2,892 vacation rentals
  • Grizedale Forest: 2,902 vacation rentals
  • Carnforth Silverdale Station: 2,012 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hawkshead listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hawkshead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 854 Houses in Hawkshead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hawkshead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 78 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 619 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hawkshead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 107 vacation rentals with pool available in Hawkshead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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