Lake District: Monk Coniston

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Leased from the National Trust, Monk Coniston Country House has an enviable location on the shores of Coniston Water. Here you can relax and admire the magnificent mountain views, or immerse yourself into the scenery with our guided and self-guided walks.

Your Holiday

Complete with minstrels’ gallery and ornate public rooms, Monk Coniston is set in eight acres of beauty. Stay in the estate owned by Beatrix Potter, and eventually acquired by the National Trust, and experience the surroundings that inspired so many amazing stories.


Monk Coniston has 32 beautiful bedrooms, furnished with relaxation and a good night’s sleep in mind. After your day’s adventures, you can settle down to wonderful views of surrounding fells and the stunning Coniston Water.

Dining at Monk Coniston

Our full board holidays will delight your taste buds. Take in the views from the lounge, enjoy delicious home cooked meals in the restaurant and relax with fellow walkers and adventure seekers in the bar.

Walking at Conistonwater

Our walks echo with the footsteps of William Wordsworth, John Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. Discover the scenes that stirred their imagination with our range of guided walks and wander the paths of Britain's best-loved National Park

If you prefer to explore on your own, our Discovery Point is jam-packed with maps and detailed walks to help you plan your self-guided walks. Plus you’re never truly on your own; our experienced and friendly leaders are available for questions in the bar each evening, with fellow walkers, for ideas and inspiration.

Like all our Country Houses, Monk Coniston is tailored for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts with a boot room and drying room.

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Lake District: Monk Coniston - what's on & when

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