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Ann Tysons Guest House, an historic Grade 2* listed lakeland lodging cottage in Hawkshead, originally owned by ‘Ann Tyson’, childhood home to the poet William Wordsworth. It has been established as a bed & breakfast business in Hawkshead since 1990. We offer a wide range of B&B accommodation, double / twin bedded rooms with en-suite facilities, family rooms, plus cosy en-suite room for the solo traveller.

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Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hawkshead

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. Central heating throughout and open fire in the dining room. One of our rooms in the B&B features a beautiful antique bed, purchased at auction in 1933 from the estate of the art critic / writer John Ruskin (1819 – 1900), whose ‘Historic Home’ “Brantwood” near Coniston is now open to the general public.

Evening entertainment can be found at 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 of ‘Coniston Brewing Co.’ Coniston, The Barngates Brewery at ‘The Drunken Duck’ and ‘Hawkshead Brewery’ at nearby Colthouse whose first beers went on sale just in time for the influx of summer visitors.

Parking whilst staying at Ann Tysons Bed and Breakfast in Hawkshead is on Private Ground for the duration of your stay at no extra charge.

For the convenience of visitors to the B&B we now accept all major credit / debit cards, travellers cheques in pounds sterling, personal cheques and cash.

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  • Ann Tysons Main Cottage

    Ann Tysons Main Cottage in Hawkshead, Lake District is a 16th/17th century Grade 2* Lakeland cottage, former home of the poet William Wordsworth who lodged here whilst attending Hawkshead Grammar school. We are located in the centre of Hawkshead Lake District with all the amenities of the village on our doorstep.

    • 16th/17th century Grade 2* Lakeland cottage
    • Former home of the poet William Wordsworth
    • Sleeping space for 4 / 5 people
    • Located in the centre of Hawkshead