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Queens Head

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NS

Individual Inns

Events at Queens Head

We love hosting events. From gin tastings to pub quizzes, you'll find everything happening at Queens Head right here. We're always updating so keep your eyes peeled to this page or our social media channels for more information.

Events Around Us

There's always something happening around Queens Head. Take a look below and why not book a stay with us to start and end your adventure around Ambleside and beyond.


Hawskhead Lakeland trail 10k & 16k

9th April - Starting and finishing at Hawkshead, the 16k Hawkshead Trail Race, 16k Hawkshead Trail Challenge, and 10k Hawkshead Trail Run follow circuits along fully marked and marshaled footpaths and bridleways, taking in panoramic views of Windemere and the surrounding peaks of the Coniston Hills, the Langdales and most of the Lakeland fells. All of the routes take in the infamous, mile-long, near-vertical, killer climb of the "coffin trail"! Underfoot conditions are generally good, particularly for those used to off-road running. - Find out more


Windermere Epic Man - Triathlon 2022

29th May - This Triathlon event in the magnificent Lake District, EpicMan is the ultimate middle distance (half Iron) triathlon, based at YMCA Lakeside, on the shore of Lake Windermere. The 1.9km Swim takes place in the clear waters of Lake Windermere and is a single lap course. The 90km cycle takes place on undulating roads around the South Lakes and the half marathon will be a looped course within the grounds of YMCA Lakeside, providing great spectator support. - Find out more


Keswick Beer Festival

Yearly in June - Now in its 25th year, the Keswick Beer Festival attracts over 6000 beer lovers across two days and is held on the first weekend of June each year. With over 170 real ales, bottled beers and ciders to discover, it's one of the most popular festivals in the Lakes. Find out more

Every Wednesday and Sunday

Hawkshead Ghost Walks

Every Wednesday and Thursday -Join the Director, teller of Cumbrian Folklore, and original horror stories, to traverse the haunted alleyways of this traditional Lakeland village. Behind the seemingly normal facade of shops, pubs, and cafes, something eldritch walks... Find out more


Hawkshead Christmas Markets

First week in December - awaiting 2021 date -Join us at Hawkshead Christmas Fair to help celebrate our traditional weekend of Festive Fun in the picturesque village of Hawkshead when the two-day extravaganza turns the picture postcard setting into a feast of entertainment for all the family - Find out more

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Things to do around Queens Head

There's plenty to see and do around Queens Head. We've pulled a list of our favourites together right here!

Staying with us

Spend the night with us

There's nothing better than climbing into a cosy bed at the end of a busy day. With 13 brilliant rooms, the Queens Head is a great place to rest your head after a busy day exploring.

13 Brilliant Bedrooms

Comfortable and beautifully designed, our en-suite accommodation is ideal for relaxing after a busy day.

Great Food and Drink

You can't climb a fell on an empty stomach. Join us for delicious food and drink at the start and end of your day.

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