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  • VisitEngland 5 Star Guest Accommodation

Guest Accommodation with 20 rooms £100-£150 prpnb


Room 7

Room 7


An impressive Gothic and towered house, dating back to 1859. Set in 80 acres of grounds by the beauty spot of Tarn Hows, Hawkshead.

RadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelephone (public)Television availableVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerHairdryerReal log/coal fires

Situated in 80 acres of land with walks straight from the grounds to Tarn Hows. This impressive Victorian gothic house is ideal for a quiet and peaceful retreat. Children welcome from age 9.


Hawkshead Hill,
LA22 0PR


Hawkshead Hill,
LA22 0PR


Plan route to Yewfield Vegetarian Guest House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 338993  Lat: 54.38522 Long: -3.02007

Yewfield is situated in 80 acres of private grounds at Hawkshead Hill 1.5 miles from Hawkshead.
4.5 miles from Ambleside and 9 miles from Windermere train station.

Directions from Ambleside
Take the Coniston Road A593 and at Clappersgate approx. 06 miles turn left on the B5286 road to Hawkshead after approx. 1.5 miles there is a turning to the right sign posted to Coniston, Tarn Hows and The Drunken Duck.
Turn right here and keep going straight on past the Drunken Duck we are on this road approx 1.7 miles past the Drunken Duck you will see the road sign Hawkshead Hill go up the hill we are at top on the right.

Directions From Hawkshead (please be aware that Yewfield is not on the Hawkshead Hill road coming up from Hawkshead, Yewfield is on the Drunken Duck road).

Go through Hawkshead on the Ambleside road B5285 for approx. 06 miles and take the left turn onto Hawkshead Hill and sign posted for Brantwood. Go up the hill for approx. 1.6 miles and turn right at the Baptist Chapel go down this short country lane and turn right on to the Ambleside road, Yewfield is the second drive on the left.


  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

Situated in 80 acres of land with walks straight from the grounds to Tarn Hows. This impressive Victorian gothic house is ideal for a quiet and peaceful retreat. Children welcome from age 9.


Guestlink Reviews Silver Award
Group A B
United Kingdom
16 October 2021
Rated as 5 out of 5

“A brilliant trip all round!”

We had a beautiful meal on our first night and hired the studio for our group to dance. All of the arrangements worked perfectly and the staff were extremely helpful.
We had the added bonus of beautiful sunshine for the whole weekend!

Reply from Yewfield Vegetarian Guest House at 16 Oct 2021

All good to hear Kind regards Derek

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Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall


  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 8
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance well lit


  • 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)
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan