Local Accommodation

There is a wonderful array of quality accommodation in the Lake District from family camping sites, bed & breakfasts to superb holiday cottages and luxury hotels which you can view on the Go Lakes website.  Alternatively, here are just a small selection you might wish to consider…

Matson Ground Holiday Cottages at Helm Farm

Local to the Attraction are the delightful Helm Farm Matson Ground Holiday Cottages. These peaceful four self-catering holiday apartments at Helm Farm are on the edge of pleasant wooded countryside. Footpaths lead from the door into pleasant grazing land and connect with a wide network of paths. The buildings and adjacent farm land are part of a family-run farming estate. We thoroughly recommend them!

The Bowering - Luxury Self Catering Apartments in Windermere

A collection of four luxury boutique apartments located in the centre of Windermere village, 5 minutes walk from the high street where guest will find a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Bowness and the lake are a 15 minute walk down the hill from the village

Yew Tree Farm

Historic farmhouse guest accommodation once owned by Beatrix Potter in the 1930s and still home to many of her furnishings. Yew Tree Farm featured as ‘Hill Top’ in the movie ‘Miss Potter’ starring Rene Zellweger.

Lindeth Howe Hotel

A country house hotel set in 6 acres of garden with views across the lake and fells and formerly a home owned by Beatrix Potter.

Hydro Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere

Originally built for the 19th century elite and wealthy Victorian industrialists, this beautiful hotel has unbeatable lake views and all the luxury of contemporary style and elegance. What's more it's just a hop, skip and jump to the Attraction!


Lakelovers - over 460 VisitEngland rated 3-5* premier self-catering cottages in the most popular regions of the Lake District.

Birthday Parties

Take the hassle out of organising your child’s birthday party and have a fun day to remember in a completely unique setting with a VIP appearance from the most famous Rabbit in the world!

Tea Room

The Beatrix Potter™ themed tea room is a family friendly cafe with fabulous home-made cakes, scones and soup, not forgetting the Peter Rabbit™ picnic basket.  There’s something for everyone!


When you emerge from the wonderful World of Beatrix Potter™, there’s a chance to take a little bit of Potter magic home with you. You can shop online before you visit, or pop in our gift shop & nearby Nursery shop in Bowness.

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