Ambleside Area in the Lake District

An excellent holiday base from which to tour the Lake District...

Located right in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is surrounded by beautiful scenery. This bustling, busy market town offers visitors numerous shops, cosy pubs and plenty of places to eat out.

Ambleside has easy access to the surrounding fells and mountains and is an excellent base from which to tour the Lake District. A short walk from the town centre is Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70ft waterfall and to the southeast is Jenkins Crag (730ft), with its great views of Ambleside and the surrounding hills. Well worth a visit is Stagshaw Garden, a woodland garden with lovely floral displays set on a steep hillside overlooking Lake Windermere. From the garden walks lead through Skelghyll Woods to the fells beyond.

For the less energetic, there are strolls along the shore of Lake Windermere, boat trips down the lake and back, or maybe just potter around the many outdoor shops, craft shops and galleries before a good pub lunch.

Carr Crag Heights

4 star rating

Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£765-£2825

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Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside & Area

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£765-£2825

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Loughrigg Holme (Luxury)

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£1525-£3565

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£1525-£3565

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Borranside

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£519-£1215

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£519-£1215

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Bessyboot

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Troutbeck, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£449-£740

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Troutbeck, Ambleside & Area

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£449-£740

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Low White Stones

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£489-£815

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£489-£815

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Bonnie Cottage

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£505-£1055

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£505-£1055

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Sycamore Cottages - Lower Sycamore Cottage

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£355-£685

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£355-£685

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Hayrake

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£519-£1055

3 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£519-£1055

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Oaks Retreat

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£459-£725

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£459-£725

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Little Nook

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£385-£695

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£385-£695

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Jackdaw Cottage

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£440-£740

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£440-£740

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Moorings

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£440-£740

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£440-£740

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Derby Cottage

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£448-£970

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£448-£970

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Herald Cottage

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£655-£1655

4 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£655-£1655

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Shambles Cottage

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£439-£909

3 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£439-£909

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0