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.

Brock Cottage ref: UKC625

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

£359-£732

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3 star rating
Brock Cottage
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Situated in Broughton-in-Furness, this holiday cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the Lake District.
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The Coach House ref: UK1170

Greenodd, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£335-£1259

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3 star rating
The Coach House is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District National Park with its stunning scenery.
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Winnowing Barn ref: CC124112

Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£472-£1289

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4 star rating
A former bank barn refurbished to a high standard with a warm homely feel throughout.
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    6
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    3
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Bandrake Barn ref: UK10070

Oxen Park, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£372-£971

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4 star rating
A break at Bandrake Barn offers rest and relaxation. Enjoy walking in the Lake District National Park with Fells, mountains, lakes and forest trails.
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Stonecroft Cottage ref: UK10075

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

£372-£798

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Stonecroft Cottage is perfectly located for exploring the Lake District National Park and the beautiful beaches of Cumbria.
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    3
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    2
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    2
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Meadow View ref: UK1090

Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£402-£963

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4 star rating
This lovely property has so much character and offers the perfect location to discover all that the Lake District has to offer.
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Fernlea ref: CC124122

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£401-£885

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4 star rating
Charming country style apartment ideally located in the delightful village of Coniston with views to the surrounding fells and Grizedale forest.
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    2
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    2
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Rose Lea Cottage ref: LYF

Outgate, near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£420-£895

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4 star rating
A picture perfect Lakeland cottage with period features and a secluded garden. Rural walks from the door.
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Riverside Cottage ref: UK1367

Low Nibthwaite, near Ulverston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£375-£1004

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Riverside Cottage is ideally situated for walkers wishing to explore the Lake District National Park and nearby Coniston Water.
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  • Bedrooms
    3
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    2
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Fellside ref: CC124193

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£337-£778

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4 star rating
A cosy secluded setting for a couple in an ideal location for exploring the Lake District with Coniston Water and the Old Man of Coniston on the doorstep.
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    2
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
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Honey Pot Cottage ref: CC123288

Outgate near Ambleside, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£339-£825

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4 star rating
Honey Pot Cottage is listed in The Guardian newspaper’s Top 50 places to stay April 2016
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Broomriggs Cottage ref: LB6

Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£563-£1664

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4 star rating
Located in the Lake District, this cottage is situated less than a mile from Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter.
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    8
  • Number of Pets
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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West Vale Country House - West Vale Garden Apartment ref: W43295

Far Sawrey, near Ambleside, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£349-£755

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4 star rating
A contemporary holiday apartment finished to a high standard with French gardens out onto private gardens.
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    4
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Jenlea Cottage ref: 26172

Grizebeck, near Kirkby-in-Furness, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£324-£942

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4 star rating
Great rural location away from the honey pot areas with lovely views of both coast and country. Superb for exploring the Southern Lakes.
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    4
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    2
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The Gallery ref: 23376

Broughton-in-Furness, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

£384-£795

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4 star rating
This pretty barn offers much character including oak beams and a gallery bedroom. Well placed for exploring southern Lakeland, the Duddon Valley and Lancashire.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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