How To Find Us

How Head Cottage is situated on the east side of Coniston Water, half a mile from its northern end (Grid Reference 318973).

  • Gillian Tabor
  • How Head Cottage
  • East of Lake
  • Coniston
  • Cumbria
  • LA21 8AA

If approaching from Coniston village take the turning for Hawkshead by the church and follow the road for 1 mile to the top of the lake; here turn right, signed for Brantwood. How Head Cottage is half a mile along this lane, on the right hand side, just after you have passed a board for How Head House.

From Ambleside, as you enter Coniston, take the left turn signed Hawkshead and follow this road to its other end where you turn left, again signed Hawkshead; after half a mile, at the head of the lake, turn right as above and How Head Cottage is half a mile along this lane, on the right hand side, just after you have passed a board for How Head House.

From Hawkshead take the Ambleside road and just out of the village turn left for Coniston; after climbing Hawkshead Hill and then descending steeply you will come to the head of Coniston Water where you turn left onto the East Side road (signed for Brantwood). How Head Cottage is half a mile along this lane, on the right hand side, just after you have passed a board for How Head House.

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