visit ambleside & troutbeck

  • Ambleside centre
  • Ambleside town centre
  • The lake at Ambleside
  • Rothay Park, Ambleside

about Ambleside

Ambleside is ideally located in the centre of the Lake District. The town is situated at the North end of Windermere Lake and at the foot of the poular scenic route over Kirkstone Pass. It's location and idyllic scenery make it an ideal base for visitors to explore the national park.

The tourist information centre is in the heart of the town, and there is a regular bus service. Ambleside has great walks on the doorstep including Wansfell and the Langdales, you can also explore Windermere lake from Waterhead on a cruise.  The history of the town and it's heritage make for interesting reading. Did you know it is thought that Ambleside may have been named after a Norseman called Amal (i.e. Amal's saeter - or summer pasture)?

The variety of accommodation from lakeside hotels to small family run b&bs, campsites overlooking the lake and self- catering cottages is excellent. There is also plenty to see and do and lots of great places to eat.

book an ambleside b&b or guest house

Hillsdale in Ambleside

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation with 8 rooms, £70-£102 prpnb, Ambleside

Created from an original Lakeland Stone townhouse, each room is individually styled with no room the same shape or size, but each as comfortable and pleasing as the next!

Wanslea Guest House

AA 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 8 rooms, £30-£42 pppnb, Ambleside

Wanslea is on the quieter south side of Ambleside at the foot of Wansfell. We are just a few minutes walk from the lake or village centre.

Lacet House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 5 rooms, £36-£47 pppnb, Ambleside

Lacet House is a 5-bedroomed family-run B&B offering a warm, friendly atmosphere.

Lattendales Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 5 rooms, £33-£42 pppnb, Ambleside

A warm welcome awaits at our small friendly guest house. Comfortable en-suite rooms with a hearty breakfast. A central base for walking or touring. Free parking and WiFi. Discounted mid-week breaks available.

Broadview Guest House

AA 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 6 rooms, £25-£40 pppnb, Ambleside

Broadview is a quality, friendly, AA 4*, non-smoking guest house in the heart of the Lake District, Ambleside.

The Gables

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation with 14 rooms, £30-£65 pppnb, Ambleside

The Gables is a stylish, family run bed and breakfast in the heart of Ambleside making it a perfect base for walking, cycling or touring.

Cote How: Naturally secluded by river, lake & fell

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 3 rooms, £60-£90 pppnb, Ambleside

Cote How is a splendid 16thC country guest house offering unique accommodation and full English breakfasts including vegetarian options. Situated between Ambleside and Grasmere amid 4 acres of private gardens, within the Rydal Estate.

5 nights for the price of 4, 10% off 3 nights or more
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