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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Guest Accommodation
  • VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guest Accommodation with 37 rooms £95-£114 pppnb, £59-£114 prpnb

VISITENGLAND 4 STAR GUEST ACCOMMODATION, CYCLISTS WELCOME, WALKERS WELCOME, ACCESS DETAILS

Monk Coniston

Monk Coniston

Contact

Catalyst House,
720 Centennial Court,
Centennial Park,
Elstree, Hertfordshire,
WD6 3SY

Address

Coniston,
Cumbria,
LA21 8AQ

Details

Monk Coniston has been welcoming visitors for nearly 70 years. With its enviable location, it has always been attractive to walkers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those who enjoy peace and tranquility.

Monk Coniston offers spacious ensuite bedrooms, fabulous food and a spacious lounge to relax in. Our extensive grounds, which include a walled garden and an exotic tree collection, are particularly scenic, and make a delightful place to relax.

We have 34 bedrooms, each with their own individual character and layout. Some rooms in the main house have superb views of the lake, with others in the adjoining cottage and Counting House.

Children welcomeTea/coffee making in bedroomsIroning facilitiesChristmas special programmePrivate parkingGardenBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesTelevision availableVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedWiFi or internet accessCoach parties welcomedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots available

Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Monk Coniston using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 316983  Lat: 54.37558 Long: -3.05447

Monk Coniston is around 1 hour from Junction 36 of the M6. If you are using a sat-nav, the postcode for Monk Coniston is LA21 8AQ.

From Ambleside take the A593 signposted to Coniston. After a mile turn left onto the B5286 signposted to Hawkshead. Follow this road for about 4 miles, passing through the hamlet of Outgate, then turn right onto the B5285 signposted to Coniston (don't take the earlier road signposted to the Drunken Duck and Coniston). Follow the B5285 over Hawkshead Hill for a further 2 miles. As the road descends you'll go around a sharp 180° bend to the left. The entrance to Monk Coniston is just ahead on the left hand side. Parking is available in the grounds.

By train
The nearest station is at Windermere. This it at the end of a branch line from the junction at Oxenholme, on the main line between London and Glasgow.
Trains to Windermere run approximately every hour, with many running direct from Manchester and Manchester Airport.

By taxi or bus
The 13 mile journey from Windermere station to Monk Coniston can be made by taxi or bus. Taxis cost approx £23 per journey if pre booked, less if shared. We'll send you details of local companies when you book.
In the summer, direct buses run approximately every hour from Windermere station to Monk Coniston.

By air
The nearest airport is at Manchester. If you are arriving at London Heathrow or London Gatwick it is possible, if you have a morning arrival, to reach Monk Coniston in a day.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Christmas special programmeChristmas special programme
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities