Lake District Bed and Breakfast Accommodation A-Z - Grasmere/Rydal and Hawkshead

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Grasmere and Rydal Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

Woodland Crag

Woodland Crag, Grasmere Wander along the lane, past Dove Cottage, home of William Wordsworth,and discover the peaceful retreat of Woodland Crag, overlooking the old village duckpond in the vale of Grasmere.
Built in 1852, this beautiful Lakeland stone house is the ideal location for a few days away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Woodland Crag and its lovely fellside garden is only a five minute walk away from the centre of the charming village of Grasmere.
From the garden gate you can join the fellside path up to Alcock Tarn. Alternatively, take the level walk to Ambleside along the historic “coffin route” passing through the hamlet of Rydal, taking in stunning views of both Rydal Water and Grasmere lake.
Walkers are especially welcome, we have a drying room for wet clothes and muddy boots.
Sorry, no pets.
Strictly non smoking
Address: Woodland Crag, How Head Lane, Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SG
Phone: +44 (0)15394 35351
Fax: +44 (0)15394 33971

Lake View Country House

Lake View Country House, Grasmere Lake View Country House is a Lakeland stone house, dating from 1825 which is situated in a beautiful and quiet location at the end of a private lane, but within easy walking distance of the village centre and local restaurants. Lake View has an attractive Lakeland garden. It also benefits from ample car-parking space for guests. Guests can take advantage of the private access to the lakeshore and the fishing rights that we enjoy.
The accommodation offered consists of four guest bedrooms with en-suite facilities and three self-catering apartments, all located within the house.
Stephen and Michelle welcome you to Lake View and are happy to accommodate well-behaved dogs (in certain rooms) and children, but please note that, although we welcome children of all ages to our holiday apartments, we do not cater for children under the age of six on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Lake View Country House is a non- smoking establishment. no smoking
Address: Lake View Country House, Lakeview Drive, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9TD
Phone: +44 (0)15394 35384

Heron Beck Guest House

Heron Beck Guest House We are situated on the outskirts of Grasmere, but within easy walking distance of the Village, giving you the best of all worlds; bustling village activities and facilities together with quiet Grasmere bed and breakfast accommodation backing onto open fields with a profusion of natural wildlife coming into our garden, including red squirrels, badgers, deer, woodpeckers, nuthatches and many other birds.
William Wordsworth, whose home Dove Cottage, together with its museum, is very close by. Another of his homes, Rydal Mount is just 2 miles away.
Our Sitting/Dining Room is situated at first floor level to the front of our Grasmere B&B with superb views over the valley to Silver How and the mountains beyond. The sitting area is available for our guests to use at anytime, to read or play boardgames should they so desire.
All our B&B Bedrooms are en-suite, centrally heated and have views of the fells. They are fully equipped, including flat screen TV’s, alarm clocks, hair driers and tea and coffee making facilities. Two comfortable chairs are provided in each bedroom.
We are sorry, but we do not have the facilities to accommodate children or pets.
Address: Heron Beck Guest House, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9RB
Phone: +44 (0)15394 35272

Chestnut Villa

Friendly, family run bed and breakfast. Tasteful en-suite bedrooms with panoramic views. Private parking. Five minutes walk to the village. Excellent breakfast. Children welcome, cyclist / walker friendly, packed lunches provided, tea / coffee making facilities, colour tv, weekly/short break terms, open all year.
Address: Chestnut Villa. Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RE
Phone: +44 (0)15394 35218
Fax: +44 (0)15394 35218
Website: None
Email: None


Hawkshead Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

Buckle Yeat Guest House

Buckle Yeat, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead. 'Buckle Yeat' is famous for its connections with Beatrix Potter, the cottage being illustrated in the 'Tale of Tom Kitten' and 'The Pie and the Patty Pan'. A traditional 17th Century Lakeland cottage with six en-suite bedrooms, which are tastefully decorated and furnished with your comfort in mind. All our bedrooms are non-smoking, individually decorated and en-suite. Each also have the additional comforts of tea and coffee making facilities, colour televisions and hairdryers.
Free Wi-Fi available and we also have a laptop provided for guests' use.
Buckle Yeat Guest House is situated in the village of Near Sawrey, which is an ideal location for touring the English Lake District and discovering the real Lakeland. Hill Top Farm, former home of the writer and artist, Beatrix Potter is situated almost next door to our guest house. Our family run guest house is open throughout the year and a warm and friendly welcome awaits our guests wanting an enjoyable and relaxing short break or holiday. Whatever the time of year, relax in the large lounge by the log fire, enjoy the colour t.v. and additional full central heating on those cooler evenings. no smoking
Address: Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LF
Phone: +44 (0)15394 36446
Website: and

Merlin House Bed and Breakfast

Merlin House is situated in historic Hawkshead, the prettiest village in the Lake District. It is set in the sheltered valley of Esthwaite Vale very close to Esthwaite Water. William Wordsworth spent his school days here and Beatrix Potter made her home in nearby Sawrey.
At Merlin House we offer comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation with all the facilities of the village on our door step.
There are four inns and several good restaurants, all within walking distance, giving a wide variety of choice for evening meals.
The village is also becoming a mecca for drinkers of real ale with an impressive number of micro breweries thriving in the surrounding area.
Address: Merlin House, Main St.,Hawkshead, Cumbria LA22 0NS
Phone: +44 (0)15394 36743
Website: None

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