In a quiet corner of Hawkshead village in the English Lake District, surrounded by majestic fells and forest, stands Ann Tysons Guest House. Our family run business offers comfortable hotel style bed and breakfast / self catering accommodation in the centre of the historic Lakeland village of Hawkshead.We are open all year round, fully welcome children and are pet friendly.
Ann Tysons Guesthouse, an historic Grade 2* listed lakeland cottage was originally owned by 'Ann Tyson'. It has been established as a bed and breakfast business since 1990. We offer a wide range of B&B accommodation, doubles with en-suite facilities, family rooms, plus cosy en-suite room for the solo traveller. For ease of access we are able to offer ground level bedrooms.This is ideal for those who find stairs a problem and also guests who wish to bring a dog. All rooms are en-suite with one exception, and this has private facilities. Colour TV and tea / coffee making facilities are in all rooms.
One of our rooms in the B&B features a beautiful anitque bed, purchased at an auction in 1933 from the estate of the art critic / writer John Ruskin (1819 - 1900), "Brantwood" Coniston.
Adjacent to the B&B are the two self catering cottages, Ann Tysons Main Cottage and Ann Tysons Top Cottage. To find out more about the traditional Lake District accommodation cottages please visit the 'self catering page' of this website.
William Wordsworth and Hawkshead
The village of Hawkshead is a place of charm & character with an atmosphere that is timeless. Many people enjoy its whitewashed buildings, narrow streets, alleyways, quaint corners and cobbled streets.
Hawkshead was once an important market town for wool until the industries decline in the early 19th century. It's now a popular holiday / vacation destination with visitors to the Lake District. This is due to the atmosphere of warmth and friendliness which is apparent from the moment you arrive in Hawkshead.
Within easy reach of Ann Tysons B & B ( Hawkshead ) are the honeypot towns of Ambleside, Coniston, Windermere, Bowness on Windermere, Grasmere, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale and Keswick plus the many attractions, historic houses and castles. As well as this there are an abundance of lakes, tarns and mountains to explore.
Evening entertainment can be found in the inns / hotels / pubs in Hawkshead. All have oak beams and open fires and are located within Hawkshead village. They all offer restaurant style dining, a selection of good bar meals, fine wines and beers brewed by the local award winning micro-breweries.
Together with local bus services and an excellent network of footpaths and bridleways, the Lake District National Park provides a multitude of memorable walking / hiking and cycling trips in wonderful countryside.
The Lake District
With sixteen lakes in a protected area, The Lake District National Park encompasses an abundance of nature and wildlife, beautiful landscapes and scenic views. Many people choose to visit the region because it offers a peaceful break in a tranquil setting.
The open spaces allow an opportunity to explore a secluded area without feeling restrained or restricted. With over 100 Sites of Special Scientific Interest the area is of enormous conservation interest.
Cumbria and the Lake District has many historical links with Scotland, and the area boasts numerous mysterious rock formations, Roman forts, mining museums and cultural links, which recount the history of this popular region.
Hadrian's Wall, the famous defence structure built by the Romans over 2,000 years ago, stretches from Carlisle to Newcastle. The remains of this wonder have been given World Heritage site status and can still be explored, depicting historic tales of conflict between England and Scotland.
To find out more about Ann Tysons Guest House ( Hawkshead ) or the self catering holiday cottages available - go to the appropriate page within this website. Also within this site you can find details of lastminute breaks, cheap holidays / vacations, mid-week winter accommodation specials or a long weekend break in Hawkshead, Cumbria, Lake District, England, UK.
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Mrs A.J.Walton · Ann Tysons House · Wordsworth Street · Hawkshead · Cumbria, LA22 0PA
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