Shops in Hawkshead

Hawkshead village contains a superb selection of Lakeland gift and specialist food shops. Famous Lakeland local produce and outdoor clothing brands herald from the area including the Hawkshead Relish Company and Hawkshead clothing. Outstanding gift shops sell a comprehensive range of Beatrix Potter gifts, books and souvenirs.

Great gift shops like Poppi Red Gifts sell an exquisite range of quality home furnishings, select clothing brands plus boast on-site cafes. The choice of specialist food and deli shops in Hawkshead is superb and the village boasts great independent book shops and a post office. A National Trust shop also sits close to the Beatrix Potter Gallery.

Specialist Shopping in Hawkshead

The charming traffic free cobbled narrow streets of Hawkshead village centre are home to a wonderful selection of fine Lakeland deli shops, craft and gift shops with on-site tearooms and top independent outdoor clothing shops.

Poppi Red Gifts has a cafe on-site and sells a great range of unique gifts, fine clothing, beautiful ceramics and more. Stockists of Beatrix Potter gifts and books include Grahams of Hawkshead which nestles close to the National Trust's Beatrix Potter Gallery.

Award-winning Local Produce in Hawkshead

Award winning local produce and specialist family run businesses in Hawkshead are numerous. The award winning Hawkshead Relish Company in the heart of the village is famous for its innovative and creative range of gluten free and vegetarian friendly chutneys, relishes, pickles and preserves.

Find high quality, comfortable and stylish outdoor and casual clothing at the Hawkshead Clothing Shop on Main Street. Specialist food and deli shops like The Honeypot cluster around The Square and sell a range of fine locally sourced Lakeland gifts and natural foods. If you're staying in a holiday cottage in the area, deli shops like The Honeypot offer a welcome pack delivery service featuring fine Lakeland local produce delivered straight to your door.

Accommodation in Hawkshead

  • Esthwaite Water   (1.0 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    Well appointed apartment close to Tarn Hows with one double/ twin bedroom, off road parking, beautiful views & private garden. Off peak short breaks. Bike storage.
  • Ambleside   (2.2 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    Lakeshore campsite near Ambleside with pitches, camper van spaces and luxury glamping pods. Onsite shop, shower and laundry. Close to Lake District attractions. Dogs welcome.
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  • Hawkshead   (2.3 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    Wonderful three bedroom Lake District cottage set on the edge of Grizedale Forest. Large south facing garden, WiFi service, modern kitchen & feature fires. Sleeps 5.