In the town of Hawkshead is an institute, with library and reading-room. A café and playground can also be found there. Relax in comfort close to the picturesque village of Hawkshead in this three bedroom lodge. How Beck luxury lodge. Visitors to The Old Farmhouse in Hawkshead, as well as our other holiday home Seathwaite Cottage in Ambleside, often ask us to recommend walks that they can start straight from the properties. How Beck is set on a small and exclusive development of 11 luxury lodges, only a stone's throw from the beautiful village of Hawkshead, right in the centre of the Lake District. The land is mostly in grass. Hawkshead is a civil parish in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.It contains 68 listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England.Of these, one is listed at Grade I, the highest of the three grades, four are at Grade II*, the middle grade, and … Hawkshead is a prime location for walking, cycling and sight-seeing in this stunning area. Beck Bank Farm ref: UK10422 Broadgate, near Broughton-in-Furness, Coniston, Hawkshead, Sawrey, in the Lake District Print Overview Map Local area Prices & availability Check prices and book Book your short break or week away with 0% credit card fees. A mock manor court was formerly held at Outgate. Hawkshead: (the northernmost parish of Lancashire) its history, archaeology, industries, folklore, dialect, etc., etc by Cowper, Henry Swainson, 1865-Publication date 1899 Topics Hawkshead, Eng. Details of PROB 11/1534/365; Reference: PROB 11/1534/365 Description: Will of James Beck of Hawkshead , Lancashire Date: The soil is light over stony subsoil. For some 250 years, Hawkshead was part of a small Scandinavian mountain Kingdom, centred on Coniston (Old Norse: konungr-tun (the king’s manor); the king’s river, Cunsey Beck (kongungs-à: a river) flows out of Esthwaite Water (the clearing in the east) into Windermere. Together with a great choice of Lakeland pubs with cafes and local shops, right on your doorstep. Dubber Beck is a short drive from Grizedale Forest, where you can find plenty of walking and mountain bike trails suitable for all the family. Having spent a good few hours in the car reaching the Lake District they want to enjoy the delights of the area on foot for a couple of days rather than getting right back behind the wheel. Commanding an excellent position with stunning uninterupted view's across the fields onto Esthwaite Water, How Beck is a … Our choice of luxury lodges are on two locations … YHA hopping in The Lake District - YHA Hawkshead to Staveley Station ... A lovely, gentle walk, climbing up alongside the waterfalls of Church Beck to the quarry at the end of the Coppermines valley, returning via the saddle with beautiful views of Coniston village and the lake. A heel-marked stone in Yewdale Beck had a story of witchcraft attached to it, the depression being known as 'the devil's foot-mark.' In 1894. -- History Publisher London Bemrose Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto One village, two great locations. 70 likes.