U.S President visited the Lake District!
I read an article the other day by Andrew Thomas at The Westmorland Gazette on the time when a U.S President visited the Lake District. On December 29th, 1918 the 28th U.S President Woodrow Wilson was heading to Versailles to a Peace meeting at the end of World War One. On the way to Versailles,… >>> Continue Reading
Is Winter the best time to visit the Lake District
If you ask us, anytime is the best time to visit the Lake District! That being said, winter is a special time to visit the beautiful Lake District. The wind is faster, the air is colder but the views are just as good. If you catch Cumbria on a good day, there’s frost under your feet, clear blue s… >>> Continue Reading
Take a pub crawl in the Lake District!
Going on an eleven mile hike to five different pubs drinking Popular Beers across the Lake District is a must for, well anyone! Most Bar Crawls are in built up areas but this is no ordinary pub crawl! If you like seeing amazing views and you enjoy a good drink then this trail is perfect for you!… >>> Continue Reading
The festive season is upon us!
Not booked your room at the Hawksmoor Guest House in time for the Christmas Holidays? What are you waiting for?! If you need some pointers as to why coming to the Hawksmoor this Christmas time, then let us explain: Spa Our spa is included when you book a room with us here at the Hawksmoor Guest… >>> Continue Reading
Making the most of your stay at the Hawksmoor
We know that you’ll love staying at the Hawksmoor Guest House, whether you’re with family, friends or on your own! We offer you the perfect breaks from home so here are our top tips for when you come and stay with us! >>> Continue Reading
Are you a hiker, a rambler or an ambler?
Whichever description best suits your walking preference, the area around Windermere has plenty of routes. As the largest and most visited National Park in England, the Lake District's stunning scenery provides a wonderful backdrop to walking, whatever the pace and distance! For a short walk you… >>> Continue Reading
Why not come to the Hawksmoor this Christmas!
The festive season will be here before you know it and if you find Christmas time a little hectic, you’re not alone. If you think you're going to be busy looking after everyone else, make sure you have some time for yourself. That’s where a break to the Lakes, perhaps with your partner, your kids, wit… >>> Continue Reading
Lakeland Motor Museum
The Lakeland motor museum is a Vintage Car Museum has a unique collection of around 30,000 exhibits. This includes over 130 Old Fashioned Cars and motorbikes which have been carefully assembled over 50 years. The museum is open seven days a week and is located in the scenic Leven Valley. Despite… >>> Continue Reading
Halloween in the Lake District
With autumn well and truly underway and the dark nights are drawing in, everyone is focusing towards Halloween. England’s finest rural landscape may not seem to be the most obvious choice for a night of ghoulish horror, but for the intrepid visitor seeking a supernatural thrill during their stay at t… >>> Continue Reading