Coniston Water is the third largest of the Lakes, the very place Arthur Ransome based his book 'Swallows and Amazons'.
The Waterhead Hotel is the perfect lakeside retreat with lawns running down to the lakeshore and magnificent mountain scenery including the 'Old Man'.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the restaurant (or outside in fine weather) which includes sandwiches, scones and cakes, with tea or coffee served throughout.
Afternoon Tea is served 2pm to 4pm every day subject to availability and excluding Christmas, New Year and Valentine's. Book as far in advance as possible (minimum eight weeks recommended).
Booking is essential
Everyone is welcome, but at least one guest must be an adult (18 or over).
No live music
All major credit cards accepted
Guide dogs only