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    Walker Ground Manor

Around and About Hawkshead

Explore the beautiful village of Hawkshead, said by many to be the ‘prettiest village in the Lake District’, with its numerous buildings of interest dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.


If you are looking for something a little more energetic, then nearby there are many walks for all abilities. There is also access from the house to the numerous trails of Grizedale Forest.

For those searching the Lake District for ‘Peter Rabbit’, you will find many Beatrix Potter attractions in the area, with Beatrix potter gallery in the village and Hill Top 2 miles away in Sawrey.

There are numerous events throughout the year in Hawkshead, along with other seasonal events in and around South Lakeland, so you are sure to find plenty of places to visit during your stay at Walker Ground Manor, many of which are available on our car free days.

With four inns, a small hotel and numerous cafés in the village, all within easy walking distance eating out could not be better served. Ambleside and Windermere can also provide International cuisine of the highest standard.