By Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Shortlist

Ambleside

A vibrant town surrounded by magnificent Lakeland Fells, by the shores of Windermere.

As a gateway to the stunning Langdale Valley, Ambleside is a magnet for visitors seeking a relaxing break or outdoor enthusiasts looking for a challenge. Offering easy access to a wide range of activities, including water sports, walking, climbing and cycling, Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre caters for all tastes and abilities.

Unsurprisingly, Ambleside is known to many as the walking capital of South Lakeland and is abound with routes, from lakeside strolls to gruelling fells. For a less challenging walk, Loughrigg Terrace provides breathtaking views over Grasmere and Rydal Water, while Jenkin Crag provides the perfect spot for a romantic picnic.

The fells just west of the town offer a great introduction to cycling in the Lakes, while those looking for a more strenuous ride should try the bridleway that links Ambleside with Troutbeck. Located in the town is the iconic Bridge House; one of the most photographed spots in the Lakes. There are also lots of wonderful literary and artistic heritage here which can be explored in the town''s galleries and museums and a plethora of specialist shops selling everything from outdoor equipment to local art and crafts; look out for the Made in Cumbria logo to show you are supporting the local craftsmen.

The ideal location for a rural break, search Ambleside holiday cottages today.
97 cottages are available
Book 2017 now for only £25 Low Deposit* Save £50 on October Half Term - Sale Ends in * £50 low deposit on 2016 festive breaks – nothing more to pay until 3rd October 2016* Christmas sale now on - Save £100 on 100's of breaks, book now for only £50 low deposit* Christmas sale now on - Save £100 on 100's of breaks - hurry, offer ends 10pm tonight!* New Year sale now on - Save £100 on 100's of breaks, book now for only £50 low deposit* New Year sale now on - Save £100 on 100's of breaks - hurry, offer ends 10pm tonight!*
default
  • Hazel Cottage

    Kirkstone near Ambleside

    Grade
    3
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123280
    Set high above the village of Ambleside and within acres of beautiful Lakeland landscape, Hazel cottage offers unbeatable views of the surrounding fells from every window. On a working farm, your neighbours are of the four legged variety and include a large herd of highland cattle, quite a sight to wake up to in the morning! The accommodation is cosy and comfortable, ideal for a couple and perfectly presented with everything you’ll need for a self-catering break. Do be aware that the location of Hazel Cottage is rural, high on the Kirkstone Road, the access lane not tarmacked.

    This property can be booked together with Willow Cottage (CC123284), The Nest (CC123290) and Oak Cottage (CC123293) to accommodate up to 12 guests. Ideal for parties or weddings, you can even land a helicopter in the grounds!

    Ground Floor: The property has night storage heating and comprises:
    Entrance with a few steps leading to the...
    Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    First Floor: Lounge/dining area: With TV and DVD.
    Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi. Parking for two cars. Picnic bench seating.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Willow Cottage

    Kirkstone near Ambleside

    Grade
    3
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123284
    Set within acres of beautiful Lakeland landscape, Willow Cottage offers unbeatable views of the surrounding fells from every window and down to the village of Ambleside below. On a working farm, your neighbours are of the four legged variety and include a large fold of highland cattle, quite a sight to wake up to in the morning!The accommodation is cosy and comfortable, and has everything you’ll need for a self-catering break. Do be aware that the location of Willow Cottage is rural, high on the Kirkstone Road and the steep access lane is not tarmacked.

    This property can be booked together with Hazel Cottage (CC123280), The Nest (CC123290) and Oak Cottage (CC123293) to accommodate up to 12 guests. Ideal for parties or weddings, you can even land a helicopter in the grounds!

    Ground Floor: Willlow Cottage has night storage heating and comprises:
    Open plan living space:
    Lounge area:
    With TV and DVD.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area:
    With electric cooker, microwave.
    Lower Ground Floor:
    Bedroom 1:
    With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC, basin and heated towel rail.

    All electric, bed linen and towels provided. Wi-Fi.Parking for two cars. Wooden bench seating.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Church Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    3
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123241
    Church Cottage sits in a quiet courtyard in the very heart of popular Ambleside, close to an eclectic mix of shops, bars and restaurants and a host of attractions for all the family. Within a few minutes stroll you will find activities including mini golf, tennis and of course, some of the finest fell walking in the whole of Cumbria. And when the weather turns, there are plenty of wet weather attractions to keep you active including the new indoor climbing wall offering supervised tuition for both novice and experienced climbers and the ability to tackle Pavey Ark without the rain!
    Built of Lakeland stone, Church Cottage offers excellent accommodation for the smaller party, the open plan living space offering all the facilities you would expect from a quality self catering cottage. The open fire is a welcoming sight to return to after a day on the fells and the owner has provided a wealth of local guide books and maps to help you get the very best out of holidaying here in one of Lakeland’s most popular resorts.
    Church Cottage can be booked in conjunction with Herald Cottage ref 123105 which is next door.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Entrance into open plan living space...
    Living Area: Arranged around the open fireplace (fuel available locally) with TV, DVD, i-pod dock and sound system throughout the cottage.
    Dining area:
    Kitchen area: With fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and hob, wrapped in cool granite
    Cellar: With washing machine and dryer.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With Super King size bed.
    Bedroom 2: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

    All gas, electric, towels and bed linen included. A cot (bring your own linen) and high chair are provided free of charge. Fuel for open fire not included but can be purchased locally. The cottage includes a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board and a hose pipe for washing down dirty bikes. Wi-fi access available.There is private parking for one car directly in front of the cottage but do take care as the access to the cottage is via a narrow alley (minimum width 2.45m).

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Borranside

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: CC123216
    Borranside is at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, close to all lake amenities and only a 10 minute stroll into Ambleside. The property is also just a 2 minute stroll to Waterhead Bay where you will find a number of pubs and restaurants with glorious lake views as well as the Windermere Ferry Pier. This south facing bungalow sits in a prime location across the road from Borrans Park where guests can enjoy direct access to the shores of Lake Windermere. This large expanse of green parkland fringing the water’s edge is ideal for summer picnics, a game of football or simply a leisurely stroll. Whatever the weather, the view across England’s largest lake with a back drop of the Langdales is simply mesmerising. Ambleside is well equipped for the self catering guest with a good variety of shops for supplies as well as cafes, bars and restaurants for all budgets and plenty of outdoor clothing retailers if you get caught in a shower or two.
    Borranside is a cosy detached bungalow, delightfully furnished and decorated with contemporary prints and colours and is ideally situated, a short level walk from the village. The lovely patio style gardens provide plenty of sitting out space and shade if needed and offer a good degree of privacy for guests. With plenty of off road parking, you can simply forget about your car for the week. Why not ’go green’ and sample the other excellent transport options available to you? There’s an electronic cart which runs every hour from Waterhead to the town centre and back. You can catch the open top Stagecoach buses or the famous steamers which depart from the pier just minutes walk from Borranside.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Entrance Hall leading left into...
    Living Room: Arranged around the wood burning stove with TV and DVD.
    Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Dining room.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, washer, fridge/freezer and microwave.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Fuel for wood burner available locally. Sorry no cot available. Wi-Fi internet access.Outside; Private parking for 2 cars. Garden with outside seating to the front and back of the property.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • The Eyrie

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123223
    Only a stone’s throw away from the very heart of picturesque Ambleside, The Eyrie offers a beautiful, sophisticated and convenient hideaway for any occasion. Slightly elevated above the village, The Eyrie gives you a bird’s eye view of Ambleside and her interesting stone buildings, St Mary’s steeple and the majestic fells. The town centre is awash with mouthwatering restaurants, traditional Lakeland inns and a variety of outdoor and other interesting shops, ideal for souvenirs of your trip, be it your first or return visit
    The name given to the nest of a bird of prey, The Eyrie is the perfect choice for a self catering stay in the popular tourist hot spot of Ambleside. So why not perch yourself on the window seat in the lounge and gaze across at the village and her surrounding fells whilst soaking up the sheer elegance of this first floor beamed cottage style apartment. Much thought has been taken in the redesigning and refurbishment of The Eyrie which sits just off the very heart of Ambleside, the result being a chic, contemporary style accommodation of great quality and one that guests are sure to return to year after year.

    First Floor: Property has gas fired central heating and comprises:
    Entrance Hall leading to......
    Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with fitted furnishings, TV/DVD.
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with fitted furnishings and TV/DVD.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
    Kitchen/Dining room: Open plan modern area with electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge with small freezer box, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave and digital/internet radio.
    Lounge: With deep cushioned leather seating with Freeview TV, DVD player and Bose i-pod dock.
    Window seating with views across the village and her fells beyond.

    All gas, electric, towels and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair available. Wi-Fi access available. Chest Freezer in Lobby.Parking for one car via permit which can be used on several car parks throughout South Lakeland. Shared patio area with bench seating. The property is accessed by a number of steps which could be difficult for people with limited mobility.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Kelsick Court No 3

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: CC123239
    Ambleside is the perfect place for a week’s holiday as there are so many activities and attractions on hand to sample during your stay. Of course, walking is the most popular pastime to be enjoyed by holidaymakers but your break to the Lakes can be as active or relaxed as you wish, the village surrounded by beautiful scenery and offering an eclectic mix of shops, bars and restaurants to sample throughout the day and into the evening.
    Kelsick Court No 3 enjoys a very central location in the heart of the Ambleside and offers comfortable accommodation for four. On the second floor, the apartment has some fell views and the owners have provided a good selection of walking books and maps to help you plan your days out. A number of good shops, bars and restaurants are on the doorstep if the chef fancies a night off and the owners have installed an i-Pod dock and CD and free Wi-Fi so you can keep update with all the news from home if you need to.

    Second Floor: Kelsick Court No. 3 is on the second floor, has electric heating and briefly comprises:
    Entrance into hallway with hanging space for boots and coats.
    Kitchen: With electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave with grill and washer/dryer.
    Lounge/dining room: With electric stove, small dining table, Freesat TV, recorder, DVD and video.
    Bedroom 1: King size bedroom with some fells views and TV/DVD. 
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
    Bathroom: with shower over bath, handbasin, WC and heated towel rail.

    All electric and bed linen provided. Travel cot available. Free Wi-Fi access. Outside: Private parking for one small car - narrow access to car parking space.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Potter Tarn - Neaum Crag

    Skelwith Bridge

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123291
    This newly refurbished single storey wooden chalet is set in an elevated position within the peaceful, private wooded 18 acre Neaum Crag estate, just three miles out of Ambleside. Why not sit out in the garden enjoying the view and keeping an eye out for the wildlife which freely roam the area. Guests benefit from full use of the sites shop, laundry room, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and recreation hall with seating and table tennis. Situated at the foot of the Langdale Valley there is a fantastic range of walks and bike rides from your door. Being right in the heart of the Lakes means there is plenty to explore from the Beatrix Potter Exhibition and boating on Windermere to the traditional Lakeland towns with a fantastic range of independent shops, galleries and eateries. The charming hamlet of Skelwith Bridge with its great pubs and cafes is only a 10 minute walk away. Shop on site, pub ½ mile and restaurant ¼mile.

    Ground Floor: The property is all on the ground floor
    Open plan living space: With oak flooring throughout.
    Living area: With TV, DVD player, double sofa, double sofa bed and French doors.
    Dining area:
    Kitchen area: With electric cooker and fridge.
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and built in wardrobes.
    Bedroom 2: With 2ft 6in bunk bed (for children under 14 only).
    Shower room: With shower, toilet and washer/dryer.

    Economy 7 electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot available. Courtyard and furniture. Woodland grounds. Parking (2 cars). Shared indoor, heated swimming pool (6.1m x 4m, depth 1.2m), open Mar-mid Nov with Jacuzzi, sauna, table tennis. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB: Steep hill to lodge.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Upper Sycamore Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123269
    This superb cottage style apartment enjoys a very central position in the very heart of Ambleside offering guests the opportunity of parking up for the week and exploring the southern lakes on foot, by bike or even by bus and boat. A stone’s throw from a variety of attractions and amenities, guests staying at Upper Sycamore Cottage can enjoy a game of mini golf, try indoor rock climbing or caving or simply head to the hills and enjoy either your first or 50th trip up Loughrigg Fell, always an inspiring walk, whatever the weather.

    Upper Sycamore Cottage is presented in a traditional style with comfortable furnishings, good quality beds and lots of helpful extras to ensure you get the most out of your self-catering stay. The owners have provided a useful collection of local walking books and maps and a selection of DVDs if you fancy a takeaway and a movie night after a hard day on the fells. Set out across two floors, the accommodation is ideal for the smaller family or two couples looking for a quality base with the bonus of great fell views from the lounge and the main bedroom and if you’ve teenagers in the party.

    Ground Floor: Upper Sycamore Cottage has gas central heating and briefly comprises:
    Rear ground floor entrance into inner hall leading upstairs to...

    First Floor: Kitchen: with electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
    Shower room: with shower, hand basin and WC. The washer/dryer is neatly housed in in a cupboard on this floor.
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed, pretty co-ordinated fabrics and views across the village to St. Mary’s steeple.

    Second Floor: Cosy lounge/dining room: With TV, DVD and good views towards the Fairfield Horseshoe.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds and some limited head height.

    All gas, electric and bed linen provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Internet Access availableParking via permit on car park close by.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Kelsick Heights

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123152
    Centrally located and newly refurbished in contemporary style, this 2 bedroomed, 2 bathroomed second floor apartment has the benefit of private parking and will prove a popular addition for those seeking a base from which to explore the central Lakes while relaxing in luxuriously appointed accommodation. Ideal for couples or family groups, the apartment is situated on Lake Road, within a short stroll of a host of activities for all the family including cinema, mini golf and indoor climbing wall, the park and the northern tip of Lake Windermere. There are plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants on the doorstep.
    This property can be booked together with Loughrigg View (123151) to accommodate up to 8 people.

    Second Floor: The gas centrally heated second floor apartment comprises:
    Lounge: With feature window providing views to the fells, TV, video and CD/hi-fi.
    Dining/kitchen: With gas oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave and slate effect laminate flooring.
    Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with en-suite, fully tiled shower room with hand basin, WC and shaver socket.
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
    Bathroom: Luxuriously appointed, fully tiled bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and shaver socket.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot and high chair available. There is a public payphone 50 yards away.Private parking for one car. This property is accessed by steep exterior stairs. Property CC123151 Loughrigg View can be let with Kelsick Heights to sleep 8 people.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Stockdale Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123296
    This 200 year old, slate, end of terrace cottage has been completely renovated by the owners, John and Maggie. It has been in their family since 1987 when it was bought off the Dickinson family who owned most, if not all of the terrace. It is set in a lovely location, away from the main road but in very easy walking distance of the village. It is called Stockdale Cottage because it sits at one end of the Stockdale Thrust, a geological feature which runs all the way to another Stockdale Cottage in Longsleddale. At this end of the thrust you are only five minutes’ walk from Ambleside town centre, where there are great shops, cafes, pubs and the Tourist Information Centre. You are only 10 minutes’ walk from Lake Windermere and if you turn right outside the house, you are straight onto Wansfell or into Blue Hill woods, so called for the bluebells in spring. You could walk north towards Kirkstone and drop back into the village via the falls, or go up the hill or wander over to Jenkins Wood and Troutbeck for a pint at the local pub. Early in the morning you many see deer from the back bedroom.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Entrance hall: With washer/dryer.
    Lounge: With wooden floor, wood burner, 24" Freeview TV/DVD/CD.
    Kitchen/dining room: With wooden floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2:
    With twin beds.
    Bathroom:
    With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Welcome pack. Please note the property bedrooms cannot accommodate a travel cot.Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. Please note: there are steps down to the property from road level

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Oaklands

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123121
    This second floor apartment commands magnificent views over Wansfell and towards Helvellyn. Situated within a small development called Oaklands, close to the centre of Ambleside, within a short stroll from the many shops, restaurants, pubs and local attractions together with the wide variety of excellent walks. In all an extremely comfortable apartment, appointed to a high standard and in a central location, from which to explore the delights of the Lake District National Park.

    Second Floor: With gas central heating and double glazed the accommodation comprises: Entry through secure telephone entry system into the central hallway.
    Two short flights of stairs to:
    Entrance hall: With box room for all walking gear.
    Lounge/diner: Light and pleasant room with lovely views of Wansfell, TV, DVD, CD/radio, deep cushioned sofas and dining table.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, hob, fridge and microwave.
    Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with views.
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with views.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. 

    All electric, gas and bed linen included. Cot available.Outside are communal gardens and private parking.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From
  • Fellmere

    Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123173
    We are thrilled to offer this idyllically located, lavishly furnished and generously proportioned property for four people. Situated just outside Ambleside with breathtaking views of Lake Windermere and surrounding mountains and yet within walking distance of the village. The house (all except the Amdega conservatory) dates back to 1840 and is full of character and is one of three properties converted from a previous Country House Hotel, but has been redesigned for the 21st century and much use has been made of Laura Ashley fabrics and furnishings.

    The semi-detached house is of an open plan design consisting of a fully equipped kitchen and spacious lounge, and two delightful en-suite bedrooms with wonderful views across the valley towards Wansfell Pike. Immediately outside the house is a lovely patio complete with garden furniture, and benefiting from stunning views. The garden then slopes away from the house down a meandering lawn with mature borders to the ’secret’ garden which is a beautifully sheltered sun trap.

    The central location of the house to the Lake District makes it easy to access the many and varied attractions the Lake District offers. Footpaths begin right on the doorstep.

    Fellmere is a truly impressive holiday home where every thought has gone into the comfort and enjoyment of the guests who stay there. 

    Ground Floor: The ground floor has an open plan layout comprising:
    Hallway: With plenty of room for coats and boots etc.
    Lounge: A spacious room furnished with Laura Ashley fabrics, Smart TV, video, DVD, CD/radio cassette player.
    Dining Area: In the conservatory and having spectacular views.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: King size bed, TV and en-suite with bath, shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail. Views to Wansfell Pike.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds, TV and en-suite with shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail. Views to Wansfell Pike.

    Bottled gas central heating. All electric and fuel is provided. Bed linen and towels included. Internet now availablePatio with garden furniture. Lawned garden. Parking for 2 cars. Visit Britain Gold awarded property.

    Discounted Price Today's Price
    Prices From

Looking for something with a little more?

Cotages with Hot tubs Cottages part of our Luxury collection Something with a swimming pool A place near the Coast
×

Today's Price £000.00
WAS