Welcome to Roger Ground House & Hawkshead Hideaway

VisitEngland GOLD-Rated Self-Catering Holiday Cottages in the Rural Hamlet of Roger Ground

4 Star-GOLD rated Roger Ground House (Sleeps 10) and Hawkshead Hideaway (Sleeps 2) are just a 5 minute walk to Hawkshead, ‘The Prettiest Village in the Lake District’. Both cottages and grounds completed a massive refurbishment project in 2017 and are now smart, clean, havens of peace and tranquillity; the perfect base for walkers, mountain bikers, water sport enthusiasts, anglers, photographers, artists or just somewhere to completely relax and unwind.

RGH & Hawkshead Hideaway can be booked together (Sleeps 12); ideal  for groups of friends or a couple of families who wish to share the cost of a holiday. Explore the popular walks around Grizedale Forest, Tarn Hows & Esthwaite Water, all straight from the garden gate. Coniston, The Langdale Pikes, Grasmere, Ambleside and Windermere are a short drive away.

Hawkshead is home to four great pubs; all serve local ales, good food and welcome children & dogs. The village has many independent shops, cafes, galleries & delis. It also has a well-stocked late night Co-Op supermarket with ATM, doctor’s surgery, pharmacy & post office.


Roger Ground House is a ‘chocolate box’ traditional Lakeland country house which dates from the Tudor Period. The house sleeps 10 in comfort.

The configuration of the bedrooms in Roger Ground House makes this cottage a very flexible booking for families. Each  Super-King-Size zip-link bed in the three larger bedrooms, split to offer two, 3ft single beds. There is also a ground floor bedroom with two single beds – perfect for elderly relatives who may find stairs a challenge.


Hawkshead Hideaway is a cosy and inviting attic apartment above Roger Ground House with its own garden, Summer House, private parking and entrance, separate from the main house, and sleeps 2.

As part of the Georgian extension to Roger Ground House in the 1700s, Hawkshead Hideaway is charmingly full of character. This cosy attic apartment for two runs the length & breadth of the Georgian section of RGH. It retains the original oak beams (low in part) and has magnificently mesmerising views from the large picture window, towards the ‘Fairfield Horseshoe’.