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Sawrey is a picturesque village skirting the western edge of Lake Windemere, cloaked by soul pleasing countryside in the county of Cumbria. The village has attractive white painted cottages and quiet lanes, and is overlooked by the woodland of Claife Heights . It's renowned for it's link with the acclaimed children's author Beatrix Potter who moved here in 1896, the village and stunning countryside inspired memorable characters, Hilltop, was Beatrix Potter's home that was built in the 17th Century, now it's an intriguing museum with her furniture and fabulous drawings proudly on display, and for any aspiring authors a must. Sawrey is a combination of two villages Near Sawrey, and Far Sawrey positioned betwixt Hawkshead and Lake Windermere, the Ferry crosses the Lake which mirrors Mother Nature's beauty as it journeys Bowness. There's a chance to follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter with Moss Eccles Tarn, where fishing for brown trout is the order of the day, she enjoyed fishing from a small rowing boat that is now part of an impressive collection at the Steam Boat Museum where visitors have a chance to climb aboard for an unforgettable boat trip on Lake Windermere. After walking and sailing perhaps take a seat in Grizedale Forest Theatre for an enjoyable performance.

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Ees Wyke Country House (0.06 miles)

Ees Wyke Country House
Ees Wyke is an elegant and comfortable Georgian country house set on high ground in Near Sawrey; the home of Beatrix Potter; that nestles in the peaceful Vale of Esthwaite. Most rooms have stunning views ... More | visit website
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Buckle Yeat Guest House (0.11 miles)

Buckle Yeat Guest House
Buckle Yeat is in the centre of the Miss Potter village. Visit our daily blog page www.buckleyeat.blogspot.com.
A traditional 17th Century Lakeland cottage with six en-suite bedrooms,and one single room with private bathroom which are tastefully ... More | visit website
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Sawrey House Hotel (0.11 miles)

Sawrey House Hotel

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The ideal base from which to explore the natural beauty of the Lake District, this charming country house is situated within the conservation village of Sawrey, enjoying views over Esthwaite Water.

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West Vale Country House (0.58 miles)

This 5 star hotel is set in a wonderful location in the Lake District with beautiful views and clean mountain air. The house has been renovated and refurbished in a traditional style to a very ... More | visit website
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Hawkrigg Guest House (0.85 miles)

Hawkrigg Guest House

Hawkrigg Bed & Breakfast is the perfect base from which to explore all that the Lake district has to offer. It is ideally situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Far ... More | visit website

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Sun Inn (1.76 miles)

Sun Inn

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Located in the charming unspoilt village of Hawkshead, this delightful 17th Century Inn has everything to offer those looking for an ideal break or holiday away from the hustle and ... More

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Storrs Hall on the Lake (1.81 miles)

Storrs Hall on the Lake
Storrs Hall, a gracious Georgian Mansion in seventeen acres of landscaped grounds on the shores of Windermere. An idyllic setting affording breathtaking views of the lake and wooded fells, at the heart of an ... More | visit website
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Kings Arms Hotel (The) (1.82 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel (The)
The Kings Arms, Hawkshead lies peacefully at the heart of the English Lakes in the beautiful vale of Esthwaite. The Inn, on Hawkhead's Main Square, has greeted visitors since Elizabethan times to a place ... More | visit website
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Queens Head (1.86 miles)

Queens Head

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An open fire and open-arms welcome greet you as you enter the flag-floored, oak-beamed Queens' Head Hotel, in the English Lake District. New face or old flame, we offer you ... More

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Windermere Marina Village (1.93 miles)

Windermere Marina Village
Windermere Marina Village offers an extraordinarily beautiful lakeside location for self catering holidays within the Lake District.
Traditional Lakeland cottages and contemporary apartments are nestled around the Marina on the edge of Windermere Lake, offering ... More | visit website

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