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

  • Ambleside   (2.2 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    Wonderful period guest house situated in an elevated position overlooking Lake Windermere. 4 elegant ensuite rooms, optional evening meals, drying facilities & TV lounge.
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  • Nr. Ambleside   (1.3 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    £550
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    Enchanting traditional Lakeland cottage in the Hawkshead area overlooking Blelham Tarn, once stayed in by Beatrix Potter with woodburner, 3 bedrooms, parking and 2 pets welcome.
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  • Far Sawrey   (2.3 miles from the centre of Hawkshead)
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    £630
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    Fabulous quirky cottage within walking distance of Far Sawrey and Beatrix Potter's home Hill Top. Elevated with verandah and spectacular lake views. Parking. 2 en-suite bedrooms.
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