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The Hive at Poppi-Red offers accommodations in Hawkshead, 5.1 miles from Lake Windermere and 23 miles from Derwentwater. Featuring mountain and quiet street views, this bed and breakfast also provides guests with free Wifi. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. There's a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. At the bed and breakfast, the units are equipped with bed linen and towels. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental breakfast, and breakfast in the room is also available. Guests can eat at the on-site family-friendly restaurant, which is open for dinner, lunch, and brunch. Guests at The Hive at Poppi-Red will be able to enjoy activities in and around Hawkshead, like walking tours. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy cycling and hiking nearby, or make the most of the sun terrace. Askham Hall is 26 miles from The Hive at Poppi-Red, while Grizedale Forest is a few steps away. The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport, 76 miles from the bed and breakfast.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Breakfast to go

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
1 full bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Sue
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Good location Welcoming staff Good food Very comfortable
  • Tyler-louise
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Right in the centre, good breakfast, cosy dog friendly.
  • Ruth
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Everything! Comfy beds, clean, lovely furnishings, great staff and lovely food in the small restaurant downstairs. Perfect after a day of walking the Lakes

Host Info

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Set at the bottom of the fells in the picturesque village of Hawkshead sits the Hive at Hawkshead nestled in the buzz of the village the amazing landscape surrounding Hawkshead with its views of the surrounding hills, fields and rivers. With nearby Esthwiate , Windermere and coniston just over the hill. The Hive at hawkshead offers boutique accommodation for all people what ever the occassion. We have rooms for all. We are nestled above the lovely Poppi Red Cafe.
Hello! We look forward to meeting new people and sharing the experience of the Lake District. All rooms are self check in & out and we have a cafe downstairs where breakfast and lunch are served all through the day.
Language spoken: English

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      British • Italian • Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The Hive at Poppi-Red
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Hive at Poppi-Red takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Damage policy

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to GBP 200 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of £10 per pet, per stay applies.

Please inform The Hive at Poppi-Red of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to £200 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

FAQs about The Hive at Poppi-Red

  • The Hive at Poppi-Red is 500 feet from the center of Hawkshead. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Hive at Poppi-Red can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Breakfast to go

  • Room options at The Hive at Poppi-Red include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Single

  • The Hive at Poppi-Red has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Check-in at The Hive at Poppi-Red is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The Hive at Poppi-Red offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • The prices at The Hive at Poppi-Red may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.