Coniston, Hawkshead, Sawrey, in the Lake District

Relax while you soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life...

The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell (From where you get superb views of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere) and nearby to the Grizedale Forest. The village has a welcoming feel and traditional Lake District warmth to it; visitors will find plenty of shops and cafes in which to relax while they soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life.

A popular centre for walkers, climbers and cyclists, the area is also well known for Coniston Water; setting for the famous children's story, Swallows and Amazons and also scene of Donald Campbell's tragic world water-speed record attempt in 1967. Nowadays the Victorian steam yacht `Gondola' which first went into service in 1859 and was restored in 1977 by the National Trust, plies the five miles of water from April to October. You can hire rowing boats, electric boats, kayaks and dinghies from Coniston Boating Centre on the lakeshore.

Take the opportunity to visit the Ruskin Museum, for local history, and `Brantwood' on the shores of Coniston Water, former home to the poet John Ruskin.

Positioned between Coniston Water and Windermere, Hawkshead is arguably the quaintest location in the lakes, with white washed cottages dating back to the 16th century, charming old pubs and tea shops along narrow traffic-free streets.

The village is busy with tourists who come to see the Grammar school where, in the 1780's William Wordsworth developed inspiration for this early poetry and home to the Beatrix Potter gallery showing her original drawings for her children's books. The village hosts the annual Victorian fair and agricultural/sports show every summer.

Broughton-in-Furness is well situated a few miles west of nearby Coniston, and is becoming a favoured destination for the more discerning visitor, who appreciate its tranquil charm and acknowledge it as part of the "Undiscovered Lakeland". In the Square is the town hall, once the market hall, and now the Tourist Information Centre, two slate fish market slabs, and old stocks, which together with the surrounding three storey merchants houses, creates a unique feeling to this historic market town. There is also a good selection of amenities within the village including an award winning restaurant.

Breasty Haw

4 star rating

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£865-£2395

4 star rating
Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£865-£2395

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Thompson Ground - Cuckoo Brow Cottage

4 star rating

Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£385-£919

4 star rating
Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£385-£919

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Millers Cottage

4 star rating

Broughton-in-Furness, near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£565-£1459

4 star rating
Broughton-in-Furness, near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£565-£1459

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Rosemount Cottage

3 star rating

Haverthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£645-£2709

3 star rating
Haverthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£645-£2709

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Broomriggs Cottage

4 star rating

Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£745-£2475

4 star rating
Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£745-£2475

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Church House - Court House Mews

4 star rating

Torver, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

Was -

NOW

Price from

£319-£665

4 star rating
Torver, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£319-£665

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Marigold Barn

4 star rating

Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£545-£1065

4 star rating
Satterthwaite, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£545-£1065

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Birkwray Farm Cottage

0 star rating

Outgate, near Ambleside, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£905-£1929

0 star rating
Outgate, near Ambleside, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£905-£1929

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Riverside Cottage

3 star rating

Low Nibthwaite, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£475-£1279

3 star rating
Low Nibthwaite, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£475-£1279

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Brock Cottage

3 star rating

Broughton-in-Furness, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£395-£915

3 star rating
Broughton-in-Furness, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£395-£915

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Winnowing Barn

4 star rating

Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3

Was -

NOW

Price from

£625-£1509

4 star rating
Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£625-£1509

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

Coopers Cottage

4 star rating

Low Wood, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£899

4 star rating
Low Wood, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£345-£899

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Wetherlam

3 star rating

Lowick Bridge, , Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

Was -

NOW

Price from

£249-£759

3 star rating
Lowick Bridge, , Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£249-£759

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Bluebell Cottage

4 star rating

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£408-£1045

4 star rating
Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£408-£1045

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Saddleback Cottages - The Stable

4 star rating

Broughton Beck, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£0

4 star rating
Broughton Beck, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Was -

NOW

Price from

£0-£0

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0