Unfortunately, we were not very lucky with the weather: it rained every day at least half the day and we hardly saw any sunshine. The village was wet, but still beautiful and cheery with lots of lush green plants laden with gorgeous summer blooms and colourful flower baskets dotted around whitewashed houses.
|The Honey Pot, an irresistible delicatessen shop, and The Kings Arms, probably our favourite village pub|
|Flag Street, one of the most charming Hawkshead streets|
|A typical Hawkshead alleyway|
|One of the most distinctive Hawkshead scenes|
|Queens Head, a lovely 17th century inn|
|Wordsworth Street. The poet William Wordsworth lived in the second house on the left (Ann Tyson's Cottage) while attending Hawkshead Grammar School|