Ambleside Cottages


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Our collection of Ambleside holiday cottages is ideal for anyone looking to escape to the heart of the Lake District. This vibrant town offers a great range of shops, eating and drinking venues and is ideal for anything from a rural retreat to an adventure-filled getaway.

Why an Ambleside cottage?

Ambleside rests on the northern shores of Windermere, and offers so much to see and do, including admiring the phenomenal scenery, venturing along the many walking trails, including trekking over fells and up the rugged slopes of the Langdale Peaks or taking a gentler approach with a stroll around the lake at Windermere. For something more adrenaline-filled, try mountain biking along Loughrigg Fell, where you can enjoy picturesque views over Grasmere and Rydal Water.

Enjoy Ambleside's fascinating artistic and literary heritage, best explored through visits to local galleries and the Armitt Museum & Library, offering all kinds of exhibits and information from Roman times to the present day. Wander around Ambleside's historic streets and look out for Bridge House, a tiny yet iconic landmark managed by the National Trust. Other attractions close to your Ambleside self-catering cottage include Stock Ghyll Force, Stagshaw Gardens, Rydal Hall and Rydal Mount, where Wordsworth lived and created many of his famous works. For more interesting ways to spend your days during your Ambleside getaway, browse through our Ambleside Travel Guide.

Places to Visit near Ambleside

As previously mentioned, Ambleside's envious location on the northern tip of Windermere, means it's in close proximity to a host of wonderful attractions. Step out of your Ambleside holiday cottage and be strolling along the water's edge at this renowned lake within minutes. Other popular Lakeland towns that are nearby and well worth a visit include Coniston, Grasmere, Hawkeshead and Rydal.

Types of Holiday

No matter what your requirements from your Ambleside cottage, we have something for you. Looking for a long weekend away or just a 2-night break? Try one of our short breaks in Ambleside . Or perhaps you'd prefer a dog-friendly cottage in Ambleside, so your trusted companion can come along for an adventure too. Thinking about an impulsive trip to Ambleside? Our late deals in Ambleside might just be the answer.