Welcome to Gillthwaite Rigg, Heathwaite Manor.

Lake District bed and breakfast


Drawing room

Gillthwaite Rigg

Gillthwaite Rigg is the central portion of Heathwaite Manor, an Arts and Crafts house built in 1904.

Come here to enjoy the architectural delights of the Arts and Crafts movement, and complete peace and quiet. 12 acres of private woodland to wander in, with red and roe deer, our badger set, and a wide variety of birds including nesting ravens and buzzards

Explore the entire Lake District from here, and even have a day out in the Yorkshire Dales.

Close to home we have:-

Arts and Crafts House, Blackwell. www.blackwell.org.uk
The World of Beatrix Potter www.hop-skip-jump.com
The Wordsworth Museum www.wordsworth.org.uk
Lake District Visitors Centre www.brockhole.co.uk
The Old Laundry Theatre www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk
The Steamboat Museum www.steamboats.org.uk
Abbot Hall Art Gallery www.abbothall.org.uk
The Aquarium of the Lakes www.lakesaquarium.co.uk
Ruskin's home at Brantwood www.brantwood.org.uk
Boat trips on Lake Windermere www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk
Levens Hall www.levenshall.co.uk
Holker Hall www.holker.co.uk
Townend Statesman's house www.nationaltrust.org.uk/town end

And while you're here why not visit Crosthwaite, Cumbria Village of the Year for 2009
- have a look at the Parish web site http://www.crosthwaiteandlyth.co.uk and see what is going on in the area.