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Summer Hill Country House

Summer Hill Country House

Summer Hill Country House
  • Quality Cumbria Assessed
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guest Accommodation with 5 rooms £94-£122 prpnb


Hawkshead Hill,
LA22 0PP

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Hawkshead Hill,
LA22 0PP

015394 36180


Hawkshead Hill,
LA22 0PP


Set between the popular villages of Hawkshead and Coniston and a short walk from Tarn Hows, Summer Hill offers contemporary luxurious guest facilities in a traditional Lake District country house.

The house dating back to the 1700's has been recently refurbished to a very high standard bringing together the traditional features of a large Lakeland residence with contemporary luxury guest accommodation. The house overlooks the tiny hamlet of Hawkshead Hill and the surrounding fells and is within easy walking distance of the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows.

All our bedrooms have en suite facilities and are equipped with a hair-dryer, satellite TV and a state of the art computer with access to the internet. All rooms have comlementary refreshments available. Most rooms are south facing and overlook the substantial garden areas. We have 1 twin room with a wheelchair lift and additional equipment for those with limited mobility. Guests can also enjoy free access to the prestigious Langdales Country Club.

A range of breakfast choices are served int he breakfast room with its feature fireplace. Where possible our food is locally sourced and/or fair traded and special dietary needs are catered for. Guests have their own comfortable lounge.


  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

All bedrooms have their own computers with internet access. Complementary use of Langdale Country Club facilities (One voucher per person per visit, minimum two nights stay) Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to Summer Hill Country House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 336989  Lat: 54.38123 Long: -3.02382

From the south leave M6 jct 36 and follow A591 to Ambleside. From the north leave M6 jct 40 following signs for Keswick A66 then South Lakes A591. In Ambleside follow signs for Coniston, Langdales and Hawkshead A593. At Clappersgate turn left onto B5286 signed Hawkshead. After just over a mile turn right signed Coniston and Tarn Hows. After 2.5 miles at the top of Hawkshead Hill. Summer Hill country house is on the right just before the lane to Tarn Hows.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBathroom with emergency call system available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBedrooms available with separate, private or shared bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities


    Young Couple Andrew And Kate
    Tasmania, Australia
    24 October 2013
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Simply lovely!”

    Lovely, friendly and helpful hosts with great recommendations for walking, sightseeing and where to eat your evening meal. Our room was beautifully decorated, neat and quiet. The remote location suited us perfectly because we had transport.

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