Welcome to The Old School House, Hawkshead
in the Heart of the English Lake District
The Old School House
Dog-friendly B&B Hawkshead, Cumbria, Lake District...A Grade 2 listed building set within the village. Formerly the home of the headmaster of the Old Grammar School next door, which is now open to the public as a museum. Famous pupils include William Wordsworth & Fletcher Christian to name but a few.
We have 5 beautifully presented bedrooms with all the luxuries you would expect to find in an award winning Bed & Breakfast.
We aim to ensure you have a relaxing break whether you are walkers, cyclists or simply happy to enjoy this wonderful landscape. Our guests love wandering around the beautiful honeypot village of Hawkshead with its cobbled streets, coffee shops, pubs and specialist shops.
Mark & Emma look forward to welcoming you to
The Old School House
t. 01539 436682
At A Glance...
Dog friendly B&B
Super kingsize beds
Rooms from £90 per night
Ample onsite parking
Attractive guest lounge with cosy woodburning stove
Award winning breakfast
Secure locked area for bicycles
Ideally located in the village
Walkers & Cyclists welcome
Hawkshead is still the same tiny village of higgledy piggledy houses, archways & squares beloved by William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter and is in the heart of the English Lake District.
Visitor to this picturesque and largely unspoilt Lake District village will enjoy all that the Old School House B & B has to offer.
The Small ancient village is close to Esthwaite Water, Lake Windermere, Coniston & Ambleside. Hawkshead is regarded as the centre of Beatrix Potter country - her former home Hilltop is just outside the village and open to visitors in the spring and summer months.
Why choose The Old School House?
Dog friendly B&B Hawkshead, Cumbria, Lake District
Some of our recent testimonials...
"Home from home welcome, beautiful room, clean and well equipped with lovely bathroom and a great breakfast. You couldn't ask for more. Great parking facilities close to Hawkeshead and local pubs. We really enjoyed our stay and will be back." Jenny
"Just back from another great weekend at the old schoolhouse , mark and Emma the hosts were fantastic again , and the breakfast was to die for !! . Wonderful place to stay if visiting the lakes can’t wait for next visit!!" Andrew
"This really is a fantastic B & B. Very friendly staff who were very polite and attentive. The room (DeQuincey room) was a good size, very clean, had a comfortable bed and a very good shower room. Breakfast was absolutely faultless, very fresh and served quickly. Car parking directly outside the property is an added bonus. We will definitely be back!" Adam