visit hawkshead and grizedale...
A landscape of undulating farmland, mixed woodlands and small tarns interspersed with traditional Lakeland farmhouses and cottages.
The multitude of public rights of way, quiet lanes and forest tracks are ideal for walking, cycling and riding.
Further south, the extensive coniferous plantations of Grizedale provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities.
explore hawkshead and grizedale
History & heritage
Art & culture
Discover the life and work of Beatrix Potter while in Hawkshead and unearth cultural gems in the surrounding towns and villages.
A stones throw away from Hawkshead are the tranquil waters of Esthwaite and views offered from the pinnacle of Latterbarrow.
From local bell ringing and craft fairs taking place weekly to the Grizedale mountain bike challenge there is something for everyone.