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In the heart of the Lake District on the northern shores of Windermere, Ambleside is a vibrant town offering everything the visitor could wish for, including a fine range of shops and eating and drinking venues. Our Ambleside cottages and lodges are ideal for a rural escape or an adventure-packed holiday.

Think spectacular Cumbrian scenery and fantastic activities. Ambleside is the gateway to miles of wonderful walking routes for all abilities, from classic treks over fells or up the rugged slopes of the Langdale Pikes to gentle strolls around the lake.

Or test your stamina with some high level mountain biking such as the circular tour of Loughrigg Fell, promising mesmerising views over Grasmere and Rydal Water.

Lakeside action near your Ambleside cottage

Head for Waterhead and enjoy lots of fun on the water - sailing, canoeing, fishing etc. Soak up the views with a leisurely trip aboard a lake steamer, feed the ducks, have a lakeside picnic - the choice is yours!

Ambleside also has an interesting 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. There's also evidence of a Roman fort near Waterhead and a pretty parish church.

Other attractions close to your Ambleside cottage include Stock Ghyll Force, Stagshaw Gardens, Rydal Hall and Rydal Mount, where Wordsworth lived and created many of his famous works.

Other nearby holiday cottage locations:

Windermere Cottages

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Hawkshead Cottages

Grasmere Cottages

Rydal Cottages