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The Wordsworth Tour

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

The Lake District is intimately associated with William Wordsworth. One of English literature's greatest poets, Wordsworth lived in the Lake District for most of his life, and the locations of many of his poems can be found in the area. When you plan your visit to Windermere, a tour of these places… >>> Continue Reading

JUL 29

Beautiful Bowness

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A beautiful, scenic town on the very coast of Lake Windermere, Bowness provides a vast wealth of attractions to suit all personalities and weathers. Situated just a brief cycle ride south of Hawksmoor Lakeland Guest House, Bowness will easily become the centre of your Lake District holiday. Savour… >>> Continue Reading

JUL 22

Mountain Biking in the Lakes

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

The Lakes almost seem to have been made for two-wheeled travel, with every kind of terrain available - from challenging routes to gentle country lanes. If you’re a committed mountain biker rather than a road cyclist, this part of the world won’t disappoint, whatever your skill level and experience. Aft… >>> Continue Reading


Wordsworth's garden is back in bloom

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Looking at Wordsworth House’s glorious garden now, it’s hard to believe that, back in December, it was under several feet of water as Storm Desmond brought severe flooding to the centre of Cockermouth. Thanks to the tireless work of head gardener Amanda Thackeray and her team, the heritage garden tha… >>> Continue Reading

JUN 23

Windermere Boat Show 2016

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

A range of exhibitors are already confirmed for the Windermere Boat Show 2016, which is being held 1-3 July 2016. These include Maiden Marine, Windermere Aquatic, Chris Dobson Marine, Inspiration Marine and Michael Schmidt and Partner Yacht Brokers. There will also be a host of other local boat… >>> Continue Reading


Windermere Lake Cruises

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Windermere Lake Cruises are the most popular attraction in Cumbria. Windermere is England’s largest lake, in the heart of the Lake District. They offer cruises from 45 minutes to 3 hours - or you can even spend all day on and around the lake with our fantastic Freedom of the Lake ticket. No matter w… >>> Continue Reading

MAY 27

Windermere Attractions

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre Enjoy the famous adventure playground, lakeside setting, fabulous gardens, gift shop and cafe with good pushchair and wheelchair access. Free admission. Pay and display car park. You can also access Brockhole House and Gardens. In 1897 The Gaddum family… >>> Continue Reading

MAY 19

An eclectic June in Windermere

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Rock on Windermere – 3 days of live music to help raise funds for the Cumbria Flood Appeal. Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and now Sunday 19th June on The Glebe in Bowness on Windermere. Friday night there's a night of tribute with Gordon Hendricks (World Champion) as Elvis, along with Platinum - the L… >>> Continue Reading

MAY 12

GREAT NORTH SWIM 10th – 12th June 2016

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Run by the same group of people as the Great North Swim 10,000 people will take part and swim in Lake Windermere. Surrounded by Windermere’s glorious scenery, you’ll find participants taking part in a range of events, covering a variety of distances. Amateurs and professionals alike can be spotted get… >>> Continue Reading


Top tips for your visit to Windermere

Hotel News | By Hawksmoor Admin

Choosing the right accommodation for your visit to the Lake District can be difficult when there are so many options to choose from: camping in the great outdoors, cheap and cheerful B&Bs or something a little more luxurious. If that little bit of luxury sounds most tempting, the Hawksmoor… >>> Continue Reading