So much to do, so little time
One of the largest re-wilding projects in England, walks, hides, experiences available here
Stunning ruined castle in wonderful gardens
Newly opened cafe and tea rooms
Find out why the castle was ruined...
Starts from the end of Lakeside Road
Walk, bike or - once a month - drive one of England's finest Green Lanes
4X4s always welcome at the Haweswater
Withnail and I
This 'funniest British Film' was filmed around Haweswater and nearby in Bampton and Sleddale Hall, where Withnail famously went on holiday 'by mistake'.
Richard E. Grant pictured overlooking Haweswater, by Murray Close.
If you need to escape from the escape, then urban treats are within a 20 minute drive - Penrith is a great town to explore and the main Cumbrian tourist spots are rarely more than 40 minutes drive
Ullswater and Aira Force
The closest lake to Haweswater, Ullswater offers stunning views, steamer rides and (of course) Aira Force, all starting just a 20 minute drive from the Hotel at Pooley Bridge
Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre
A very popular venue, with over 150 birds on display and flying. The setting itself is delightful, in a walled-garden within the parkland of Lowther Castle.
Our restaurant is amazing. Askham Hall, just 5 miles away, is also amazing and they have a Michelin star! For a more formal dining experience, perhaps while on a longer trip, an experience to dine for...
The wildlife in the Haweswater Nature reserve is just on your doorstep