Coniston is one the Lake Districts larger villages, and enjoys the amenities
that this brings. Coniston village is located below the Coniston Fells, and
is very popular with walkers. Coniston is also well known for its lake, Coniston
Water. Many people enjoy lake cruises or participate in water sports. All in
all, this village is a great combination of stunning scenery and good tourist
Yewdale Hotel, Coniston - Located on Yewdale Street, in the centre of Coniston. 3 Star Inn. Prices from £75.00 per Room per night.
The Yewdale Hotel is a situated in the centre of Coniston
and therefore central for the scenic delights of the Lake District. Built of
local stone and slate in 1896, it was once part guest house and part bank. Eight
centrally heated bedrooms with en suite, tv and tea-making facilities, provide
comfortable, restful accommodation, and an excellent Cumbrian breakfast starts
the day. In the bar and dining room fresh seasonal produce features on a varied
menu that includes plenty of choice for vegetarians as well as children's dishes.
In addition an extended bar menu is offered daily between 12 noon and 9pm. The
hotel is open daily for breakfast, morning coffee, snacks, lunches, afternoon
tea and evening meals. Non-residents are welcome. All interests are catered for
in the area, and the owners and staff are on hand to offer advice and information
on how to enjoy them to the full. Fishing, boating, canoeing, walking and pony
trekking are all available on or around Coniston Water, and those with energy
to spare can tackle the climb up the 2,600'
Old Man of Coniston. The Ruskin
Museum in the village celebrates the life and work of the Victorian artist
John Ruskin, and a short ferry trip across the Lake takes visitors to Brantwood,
Ruskin's home for the last 28 years of his life.
Lakeland House, Coniston - Located on Tiberthwaite Street in the centre of Coniston. 3 Star Guest Accommodation. Prices from £55.00 per Room per night.
A little bit different. Relax in comfortable and contemporary
surroundings, with a mix of leather, solid oak and pine furniture. Newly refurbished
(Jan09), and styled to meet todays expectations. Lakeland House has gone that little
bit further to provide a modern twist to the traditional lakeland guest house. There
is a mix of double, twin, single and family rooms. All are equipped with flat screen
TVís, free WiFi access and en-suite shower rooms. Most offer superb views of Coniston
fells, the village and the Old Man of Coniston. Make the perfect start to your day
with a choice of hearty breakfast. Located in the heart of Coniston with all you
need on the doorstep, the lake and all it has to offer is just a ten minute stroll.
Lakeland house is the perfect place to explore the lake district with Ambleside,
Hawkshead and Windermere just a short drive away. Hollands internet cafe is a
stylish and comfortable addition to lakeland house. Its the perfect place to
lounge after a day exploring, relax and enjoy a fresh coffee and cake, something
from our exciting menu or make use of the Internet and email facilities.
Monk Coniston Hall, Coniston - Located just north of Coniston Water on the outskirts of Coniston village. 3 Star Guest Accommodation (Self Classified). Prices from £39.00 per Room per night.
Monk Coniston is a Gothic-style country house leased from
the National Trust which maintains a rare tree collection in the extensive landscaped
grounds. Set just north of Coniston Water in the Lake District, views from the main
lounge sweep down to the lake and a 20-minute stroll into Coniston village takes you
to the famous Old Man of Coniston. Forests, valleys and the surrounding fells make
this an area of spectacular scenery. Monk Coniston, designated as non-smoking, has
17 en-suite bedrooms equipped with a hairdryer, clock radio and complimentary tea
and coffee making facilities. Televisions and telephones are not provided in the bedrooms.
Non en-suite bedrooms are also available. Guests can relax in the bar, drawing and garden
room, enjoy a game of pool or table tennis in the games room or play croquet or badminton
in the extensive grounds.
Waterhead Hotel, Coniston - Located on the edge of Coniston Water, 10 minutes walk from the Village centre. 3 Star Guest Accommodation (Self Classified). Prices from £80.00 per Room per night.
The Waterhead Hotel is situated 10 minutes walking distance
outside of the village it's a great place to relax and unwind with its calming and
peaceful atmosphere you cannot resist falling for the charms that the hotel and
Coniston have to offer. The majority of rooms that have lake or mountain views
(Supplement applies). Waterhead has a jetty which is a pick up point for tha Coniston Launch.
Waterhead is a non-smoking hotel and is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships.
Our lounge, has a public bar and fantasic views show why a hotel was built here, an
eviable position on the edge of Coniston Water with scenery that even the city lover
would appreciate. This hotel's restaurant has quality cuisine using local suppliers
where possible, which is open to non residents. The restaurant has a wonderful panoramic
view of Coniston Old Man.
Bluebird Lodge and Waterhead Apartment, Coniston - 5 minute stroll from Coniston village. 3 Star Guest House (Self Classified). Prices from £70.00 per Room per night.
Ground floor guest house, five minutes stroll out side village,
close to shops and pubs. Amazing views over the surrounding hills and fells. Relax in
front of the log burner with a glass of wine admiring the view after a hard days walking
the lakeland fells or climbing Coniston Old Man. A short walk takes you to the Lake
where Donald Cambell attempted to make his water speed record. We also have our new
fully furnished 2 bedroom self catering apartment for weekly stays,or a short break.
The Yewdale Hotel, Coniston village centre. Photograph by Russ Hamer