The Lake District Hotels


Howtown Hotel

At a Glance


  • exceptionally quiet
  • spectacular location
  • dinner included in price


  • not for those who must be plugged in
  • a bit remote
  • books up fast

Howtown Hotel Review

Near the end of the road on the isolated eastern side of Ullswater, this gloriously quiet family-run hotel is low-key and low-tech. The Ullswater Steamer connects it to the outside world. Cut flowers, antiques, and stuffed deer heads decorate the steadfastly old-fashioned interior, and there are fireplaces and views over the lake from some rooms. The restaurant, open to nonguests, serves hearty Lakeland fare, and good take-out lunches are available. Howtown is 4 miles south of Pooley Bridge.

    Hotel Details

  • 12 rooms, 4 cottages
  • Rate includes some meals.
  • No credit cards.
  • Closed Nov.–Mar.
Updated: 05-30-2014

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