A list of local businesses who have donated to the Coniston Amenities Fund to help support the community for 2023.

Bluebird Lodge & Apartments

A pebble's throw from the shores of Coniston Water and the traditional lakeland village of Coniston, and with outstanding views of the Old Man of Coniston, Bluebird Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning corner of the Lake District.

015394 41442


Coniston Holidays

Self catering cottages in the heart of Coniston.

015394 41319


Oaklands Guesthouse

Offering high level comfort, spacious rooms overlooking Coniston Fells and food made to order using fresh produce.



The Coppermines Lakes Cottages

Offering the largest collection of cottages in the Coniston area, The Coppermines Lakes Cottages are the local experts. Independent Agents, locally owned, managed and staffed since 1982.

+44 (0)1539 441 765


Lakes and Country Escapes

A small, independent holiday letting agency based in the heart of Coniston village. Offering a handpicked collection of self-catering cottages (sleeping 2-16), many of which are pet friendly.



Coniston Fudge, Gifts and Gallery

Nestled down by the Lake shore in Coniston, We are a small, independent, family run business. Specialising in Handmade Cumbrian Sweet Treats, Handcrafted Locally made Artisan Gifts, Artworks for everyone and much more!

015394 41937


Sacred Essence

Holistic mind, body and soul shop.

015394 22090


Coniston Gifts

Selling Lake District Gifts and souvenirs

015394 41041


Outdoor clothing and equipment

Bespoke private guided sessions in the Lake District

00 44 (0)15394 41212


Bottled and Brewed

An exclusive selection of wines, spirits, ales and single malt whiskeys

Coniston Ground Care

Local gardening firm, covering all aspects of gardening.

07909 117 018


Lakes Loos

A fast and reliable service for portable toilet hire.

We have been working in portable toilet hire for over 10 years and our business which originally developed to meet customer needs.

We have depots in the south lakes and at j36 of the M6 so can access the lakes and northern England easily



Embrace Fitness

I am passionate about helping and supporting women to achieve their fat loss and body composition goals, through enjoyable and sustainable methods.

I want to help you feel and look your best self to help you regain your body confidence so you can feel comfortable and confident to thrive in all aspects and areas of your life.

I have helped so many women on their own personal and rewarding journey of building a fitter, healthier, and happier life.


Farmers Arms

Food, drink and a bed for the night can be found, The Farmer’s Arms is a thriving rural hub that enhances the lives of local and visitors alike. Home of Grizedale Arts



Pier Cottage

Touring Caravan Park in Coniston. Small, family run business.

015394 41252



If you love the peace and tranquility of the Lake District, you will love Brantwood. Brantwood is a historic house, estate and vibrant centre for the arts on the shore of Coniston Water. It was once home to John Ruskin, England’s greatest art critic, thinker and social reformer. Set in acres of stunning gardens and surrounded by magnificent views, Brantwood is a place to visit time and time again. A warm welcome awaits you! There is a lot to see and do; experience contemporary exhibitions around themes inspired by John Ruskin; visit his historic house; sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious coffee in our café or simply walk around our beautiful gardens. If you want to stay longer why not book into one of our holiday cottages?

015394 41396



Tourist information centre

Set in the heart of the old Lakeland village under the towering crags of Coniston Old Man and close to Coniston Water, the tourist information centre is a superb “shop window” for Coniston and its surroundings. Originally purpose built and run by the Lake District National Park Authority, it is now run by the village community and staffed by local friendly volunteers to advise you. It is open six days a week, all the year round (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

The Tourist Information Centre at Coniston is conveniently situated next to the main village car and coach park (still owned and run by the National Park). Its large airy space not only caters for every type of visitor enquiry, but frequently hosts exhibitions showing the latest happenings in the area. To make sure we can successfully handle your enquiry, the staff work closely with all the local businesses, the Lake District National Park Authority, Cumbria Tourism and the local community.



The Ruskin Museum

The Ruskin Museum - Coniston
Nestled under the beautiful backdrop of the Yewdale Fells, so loved by John Ruskin, and marking the start of the Coniston Coppermines Trail, the Museum is a great place to spend some time.

015394 41164


Bluebird Cafe

Situated on the shores of Coniston Water, The Bluebird Café is positioned in a unique and idyllic location and enjoys outstanding views from all the seating.

Something for everyone, offering freshly prepared food, homemade cakes, ice cream, delicious smoothies & shakes or a relaxing glass of wine!! Dog friendly, your canine companions are welcome on our covered heated terrace. Plenty of parking, easy access for buggies and wheelchairs, baby change facilities & disabled toilet. Our onsite partners are Coniston Boating Centre, SY Gondola and Coniston Launch- a great day out for all the family!



Red lion, Lowick

A warm welcome awaits from your hosts Steve and Lucia at The Red Lion a traditional Lakeland family run Inn with exposed oak beams and roaring open fire for those chilly winter nights. Surrounded by stunning scenery and only 2 miles from the tip of Coniston Water where one time Red Lion regular Arthur Ransome the Spy/ Author got his inspiration for his famous childrens books Swallows and Amazons.

We offer delicious home cooked good old fashioned pub grub and a choice of regularly changing excellent cask ales( Camra Member). Every second Thursday in the month is our very popular Acoustic jam night with everyone welcome to join in. On warm summers days /nights why not sit in our beer garden with its terrific views towards the mountains and Coniston Old Man.

01229 885 366


Coniston Co-op

Coniston Co-operative Society is a small consumer co-operative in Furness, Cumbria, England. It is one of the few retail societies operating a single village store to remain independent. Selling all your grocery needs.



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