Map & local info
Howthwaite sits in deep woodland close to Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage. It commands wonderful views over Grasmere and has the beauty of the Lake District all around.
You are of course located in the outstandingly beautiful Lake District, with walks, villages and intersting places to visit in abundance.
Dove Cottage is right on your doorstep at Howthwaite, and well worth a visit for lovers of Wordsworth, or those who are simply curious.
Lake Windermere is under 30 minutes drive from Howthwaite. Boat Hire is available, or simply relax and enjoy one of the many organised cruises.
Hill Top was the home of Beatrix Potter. It is beautifully preserved, as if she has stepped out for a walk, and ideal for families with children.
The Jumble Room in Ambelside comes recommened, where you can find lovely local food and frequent live music nights. The Drunken Duck Inn is also a must.
Don't miss the fabulous Zeffirellis, either during the day for coffee, or in the evening for amazing pizzas and cinema.
For more information and ideas of things to see and do during your stay at Howthwaite, please see our Pinterest Map.
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Grasmere, Cumbria - Sleeps 8