Hestead, Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Self catering cottage sleeping 11 for youth group residentials and field trips near Lake Windermere in the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Hestead, Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District, sleeps 8-11 in 4 bedrooms.

Accommodating up to 11 people, Hestead is situated at the centre of the Brathay estate close to Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. Hestead offers a great base for school and youth groups of all types.

The house is available on a self catering basis with all required facilities including a kitchen with a dining area. Sleeping accommodation is spread across 4 rooms, some of which contain bunks and others that can be opted for as leader accommodation. There is plenty of space inside and out for activities.

The nearest town is Ambleside where all amenities are available. Lake Windermere is a stones throw away from Hestead and the fells are on your doorstep, meaning your group can easily access a wide range of outdoor activities in the immediate area.

Hestead provides functional and affordable facilities for smaller youth and school groups in the perfect Lake District setting.

Please note, linen, pillows or towels are not provided as standard, but can be for an additional price.


There is a fully-fitted kitchen in the property, including gas oven and dishwasher.
The dining area and kitchen are open plan.
Large lounge with sofas and flat screen TV.
Flat screen TV in the lounge.
Mobile reception for most networks.
There is an Xbox in the lounge area. The kitchen table is suitable for playing board games.
Gas central heating.
4 bedrooms, sleeping up to 11. Layout: single room, twin room and 2 dormitory rooms for 4 people in each.
Please bring your own sleeping bag, pillows and towels. However, linen, pillows & towels can be provided for an additional charge.
2 bathrooms, with additional shower and toilet facilities.
Wet room available. Please contact us for further details.
No special facilities.
There is outside space around the house.
There is no swimming pool.
There is parking available on site, with a car park located opposite the house.
This is a no smoking property with designated smoking areas available on site.
Pets are not allowed in the property.


Rural setting on the Northern shore of Lake Windermere, in the stunning estate of Brathay Hall. Surrounded by fells, it is a short walk to Ambleside in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
Ambleside, 1 mile.
Ambleside, 1 mile.
A selection in Ambleside.

Booking Information

To reserve this property, we require a £150 security deposit on booking which is refundable on departure depending on the condition of the building.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Brathay Hall
LA22 0HP
United Kingdom
Windermere, 6 miles.
Ambleside, 1 mile.
Manchester, 94 miles.

Late Deals

November 2018 Late Deals

Weekends 9th-11th,16th-18th & 23rd-25th still available £600 for 2 nights. self-contained cottage that can sleep up to 11 guests based in fantastic woodland setting at the north of Lake Windermere

Christmas 2018

Christmas is a special time of year, with its snow-capped mountains, frosty mornings and serene beauty. It’s a time to rally the family, friends and spend quality time together
24th-27th available

Rental Rates

Prices for Hestead start at £250 per night.

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Hestead, Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District

Brathay Hall

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+44 (0)1539 433 041
Brathay Hall
LA22 0HP
United Kingdom