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Walking & Running Holidays

Hassness Country House

Hassness Country House


Hassness Country House is beautifully located in its own grounds on the shores of Lake Buttermere. This is one of the remotest parts of the Lake District and has been recognised as offering some of Britain’s best views. The house offers respite from modern communications, however free Wi-Fi is available. All 11 bedrooms are lakeside and many overlook the lake and fells beyond, whilst a couple of rooms have a garden view. There are twins, doubles and one single room. At Ramblers Walking Holidays, we offer many walking holidays based at Hassness – it is a welcoming retreat from which to venture into the fells as gently or energetically as you choose. Our holidays suit individuals or groups looking for a walking break or the house can be hired to include accommodation and meals with our managers on site.

Save £100 per person on select 7 night departures (22nd June, 6th July and 31st August) – quote ‘SAVE100’ when you call us

(this offer is only valid for new customers only)


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The house can accommodate up to 21 people and comprises of 11 bedrooms (7 rooms have en-suite facilities, 4 rooms have shared facilities). The house has a dining room where breakfasts and evening meals are taken and also a large lounge for relaxing and taking in the views. There is also a bar in the lounge offering wines, beers and spirits at reasonable prices. A guest kitchen is also available with free tea & coffee for guests. Free W-Fi is available throughout the house.


CA13 9XA


Plan route to Hassness Country House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 187166  Lat: 54.53833 Long: -3.25677

By car - from Preston (M6) leave the motorway at junction 40 to join the A66 to just beyond Keswick and continue on the minor road following Newlands Valley via Stair and Keskadale to Buttermere. Reaching the edge of Buttermere village, turn left on to the B5289 and continue for approximately 1¼ miles and Hassness estate is on the right.
Alternatively take the B5289 from Keswick via Grange, Borrowdale and Gatesgarth direct to Hassness and the estate will be on your left.
By public transport - the nearest railway station to Hassness is Penrith. You will need to take a bus to Keswick bus station. Once here a taxi or 50 minute bus ride will take you to Hassness House. Hassness House isn’t reachable by public bus in the winter months (from November to Easter).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 28 miles from Penrith station

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