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Hawkshead is a fantastic holiday location for everyone

Wild About The Lakes

Exploring Hawkshead Village and The Local Area with your guide, Jacque Wild.

As one of the most picturesque villages in the UK, Hawkshead is a fantastic holiday location for everyone.

Whether you’re on a family holiday, romantic special occasion, dog friendly trip or looking for a last minute trip Hawkshead has it all.  I have put together a guide of some of my favourite things to do in and around Hawkshead, with some local tips to get the most out of your stay.


Explore Beatrix Potter’s Legacy

Hawkshead and the area is renowned for being the inspiration of Beatrix Potter and her best selling books. Hill Top was the former home of Beatrix Potter and served as her inspiration for many of her iconic stories, including “Peter Rabbit,” “Jemima Puddle-Duck,” and “Tom Kitten.

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Visit Lake District hot spots

Hawkshead is a great base for visiting the popular hot spots of Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere, Bowness and Windermere which are all within a 10-25 minute drive. Whilst the towns

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Dog Friendly

There are lots of great dog friendly walks in the area, whether its roaming the fells, swimming in the lakes and rivers or just a lovely flat walk for your mature dog.

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