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Self Catering Lake District Holiday Cottages

For the very best selection of cottages in and around Hawkshead

With 25 years experience, at Lakeland Hideaways we can offer the very best selection of  nearly 70 Lake District self catering holiday properties  in and around our lovely village of Hawkshead in Cumbria. Our new format website now allows you to look round our cottages with 360 tours and floorplans, book short breaks and refine your searches – helping you to find that perfect cottage or apartment for you. We know all our properties really well so if you prefer give us a call – we are always delighted  to chat about our properties and we can advise you and book you in over the phone. 

Ruth and Gary Thomason


Why We Love Hawkshead …..



  • Our village has been described  as the “prettiest village in the Lake District”
  • With Coniston, Grizedale, Langdale, Grasmere and Ambleside all within easy reach, and with the busy centres of Windermere and Bowness just a short ferry ride away, Hawkshead is an ideal location from which to visit the entire south Lake District area.
  • Many walks straight from the village through the landscape that inspired Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth
  • The Mountains are only a short drive away
  • Grizedale Forest to the south, Lake Windermere to the east and Lake Coniston to the west
  • An thriving village with a school, church, chemist, doctors surgery,  post office, co-op and many gift shops
  • A great selection of tea rooms and of course, 4 pubs  – all serving food and welcoming families and dogs.

We have a wide range of Self catering properties, all situated in the Lake District around the village of Hawkshead and Esthwaite Water, so whether you prefer a traditional Lakeland cottage, or a Barn conversion; a location in the village of Hawkshead, or overlooking the beautiful Lakeland fells; close to local pubs and restaurants,or beside a Lake, we will have a property to suit your taste and your pocket.

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Lovely summer weather to end June ....thankfully not as hot as down south .. just lovely ....why not join us -
This weekend Benfold - sleeping 6 (which does have a lovely garden to enjoy this sunshine) is available Fri/Sat/Sun - discounted rate of only £599 for the 3 nights. Ring Beccy or Emma on 015394 42435 to book.
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Ullswater is available next week for the full week ...only £375 (special facebook price) Ring Beccy to get this deal on 015394 42435
This is what a recent review says: "We have been visiting the Esthwaite Farm complex almost since it opened approximately 30 years ago. We have stayed in most of the flats at one time or another. We enjoy the scenery, the wildlife, the fishing and find the accommodation comfortable and well equipped. Over the past 5 years or so improvements and upgrading of the properties has occured and the cleaning service is excellent. The staff are professional and helpful. In short we are very happy with all aspects of our holiday. Thank you."
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Julie ScuttThoroughly recommended!! Excellent value for money1 week ago
Sarah Rocker DowsonThis is the first place i stayed with you guys. Was lovely. Hoping to get back to the Lakes next year.1 week ago

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This Sunday is Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show in Grasmere . Last year the show made just over £5,000. This was shared mainly between the St John's Hospice, Lancaster and the Macmillan Nurses with the remainder to the Lions Charities. Please go along ... even if you are not mad about cars it is a lovely day out and a great cause. ... See MoreSee Less

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"A very pretty Lake District cottage in an ideal location in the centre of the village. Well equipped and very comfortable" this is a recent review of Barn Syke. Due to a cancellation we have this lovely property (sleeps 6) available from Thursday 25th June and we can now offer a discounted price of £350 for 3 nights or £475 for the full week - call Beccy to enjoy these discounted rates on 015394 42435. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kev Burnley72 steps from the pub!3 weeks ago   ·  2
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Lakeland HideawaysEnjoy a virtual tour around this pretty cottage weeks ago
Kev BurnleyCracking place to stay. Was there for Christmas a few years ago.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Gemma WithnellStayed here earlier this year. One of our fave cottages in hawkshead x3 weeks ago   ·  2

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