We hope you will find these links of interest in planning your visit to Ees Wyke.
Just north of Esthwaite Water, Hawkshead is a pretty market village marked by a jumbled collection of stone houses, old arches and squares that enchanted both William Wordsworth – who went to school here – and later Beatrix Potter, who lived at Hill Top – a five-minute drive away at Sawrey.
Windermere Lakes Cruises
Spectacular Lake District views from on board our regular cruises from Ambleside, Brockhole, Bowness & Lakeside.
Beatrix Potter’s farmhouse retreat: the inspiration for her little books.
Windermere Jetty Museum
|Take an adventure to the Lake District’s award-winning museum and visitor destination, a vibrant, family-friendly place dedicated to the boats, people and the rich history of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake.
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
At Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, travel back in time when you climb aboard our steam train. A distant memory of bygone years for some and a new experience for others, it’s a unique day out for all.
Lakeland Motor Museum
Explore our fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century – cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia.
Mountain Goat Tours
Discover Northern England and beyond with multi-award winning Mountain Goat Tours, celebrating over 50 years of experience. Our small group tours take visitors off the beaten track with knowledgeable and friendly driver-guides.
With a peaceful, tranquil setting and tremendous views over Windermere and the Coniston Fells, the house never fails to inspire.
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere in Cumbria, this extensive working mill produced literally millions of wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. It is the only working bobbin mill left in the Lake District today.
The Ruskin Museum Collection
The Ruskin Museum has expanded to embrace all things Donald Campbell in its fantastic new Bluebird Wing
The Steam Yacht Gondola
Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water
Grizedale forest in the heart of the Lake District World Heritage Site, offers an unrivalled day out for everyone
Windermere Ferry Cam
Provided by the Freshwater Biological Association.
Discover the world of John Ruskin at Brantwood, a historic house and vibrant centre for the arts on the shores of Coniston Water. Explore the character of its famous resident through displays and activities in the house, gardens, and estate.