Sawrey House Hotel

Stones Lane, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sawrey House Hotel Outside

Sawrey House Hotel sits at the very heart of the Lake District in the delightful Lakeland village near Sawrey. The hotel is situated in a beautiful former country house and is surrounded by 3-acres of beautiful gardens. From the hotel’s elevated position, guests can enjoy spectacular views of Grizedale Forest and Esthwaite Water.

The hotel combines the rustic charm of a traditional Lake District country house with high standard modern facilities and it makes an excellent choice of accommodation if you want to experience the delights of the beautiful Lake District National Park. It also boasts one of the best restaurants in the Lake District, being the proud recipient of an AA Rosette.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Weddings
  • Wifi


Unlike the uniformity of a modern purpose built hotel, the rooms at this converted country house hotel are an enchanting variety of shapes and sizes, which adds to its character and charm. There are a variety of styles of rooms available from a simple single room for those on their own through to various options for double rooms.

Their finest room is their Esthwaite room, which features a king size four-poster bed and a double ended spa bath underneath the window. Guests can sit back and relax whilst looking at the breath-taking scenery of the Lake District.

Sawrey House Country Hotel Hotel Room

Restaurant and Bar

Breakfasts at Sawrey House Hotel are memorable and guests can choose from tasty dishes, such as a traditional English breakfast, a continental breakfast, or delights like smoked salmon scrambled egg muffins, crumpets, or fresh Manx kippers.

Sawrey House Hotel’s restaurant has been awarded the AA Rosette for Culinary excellence thanks to its commitment to providing the very best in traditional Cumbrian fayre and classic English dishes. Cooked using the locally sourced high quality produce, the restaurant is very popular with some diners travelling for miles to sample its wares.

Additional Facilities and Services

The Sawrey House Hotel is a popular venue for weddings and civil ceremonies thanks to its beautiful secluded setting that overlooks Esthwaite Water. The exclusive use of the entire Victorian country house is available which means weddings can be made a truly unique event. A wedding coordinator is available to help plan your perfect big day.


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