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.

Oaks Retreat

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£445-£725

4 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£445-£725

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

Bobbin Cottage

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£590-£1310

3 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£590-£1310

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Glenmore Cottage

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£465-£1045

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£465-£1045

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

Kilnshaw

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£539-£1509

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£539-£1509

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Willow Cottage

3 star rating

Kirkstone near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£440-£740

3 star rating
Kirkstone near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£440-£740

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

Yew Bank

3 star rating

Clappersgate, near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£835

3 star rating
Clappersgate, near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£0-£835

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

1 The Knoll

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£832-£2610

4 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£832-£2610

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Monreith

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£510-£870

3 star rating
Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£510-£870

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

Gilbert Scar Foot

4 star rating

Under Loughrigg, near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£695-£789

4 star rating
Under Loughrigg, near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£695-£789

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

Oaks Farm Cottage

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£669-£2019

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£669-£2019

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Oak Cottage

4 star rating

Kirkstone near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£555-£815

4 star rating
Kirkstone near Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£555-£815

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Scot Beck Cottage

4 star rating

Troutbeck, Ambleside & Area

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

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£495-£925

4 star rating
Troutbeck, Ambleside & Area

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£495-£925

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 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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£409-£695

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£409-£695

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

Squirrel’s Nest - 12 Badgers Rake

4 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£505-£905

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£505-£905

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

Mere View

3 star rating

Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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

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£399-£839

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Ambleside, Ambleside & Area

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£399-£839

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