This listed 17th-century coaching inn is at the heart of the charming Hawkshead village, and…
Walker Ground Manor
“Relax in the private garden filled with flowers ” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Walker Ground Manor, Hawkshead is truly somewhere special, here they aim to provide all the ingredients for a great stay in a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere. Offering high standards of accommodation, a beautiful garden, an award winning breakfast and the level of attention to detail that can only be achieved by a small owner run Bed and Breakfast.
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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