Ambleside Cottages

Tucked away amidst the stunning landscapes of the Lake District National Park, Ambleside is a village that entices you with its natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and serene atmosphere. Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere, this idyllic getaway is a perfect holiday destination for those seeking tranquillity and a connection with nature. Our Ambleside cottages offer a wide range of choices, from dog-friendly to luxury. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on exhilarating walks, such as the iconic Fairfield Horseshoe or the picturesque Loughrigg Fell, offering breathtaking vistas of rolling hills and shimmering lakes. Why not soak tired limbs in one of our cottages with a hot tub after a strenuous day's activity? With over 100 holiday cottages in the Lake District, we've got the perfect home away from home for you.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Ambleside

Ambleside, located in the heart of the Lake District National Park is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes. Explore the town centre with its bustling streets, independent shops, and traditional pubs. Browse local craft stores, sample delicious treats from bakeries, and enjoy a cosy meal at one of the many eateries. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top 5 things to see and do from our holiday cottages in Ambleside:

Marvel at Bridge House

Marvel at Ambleside's iconic Bridge House, a tiny 17th-century cottage over Stock Ghyll. Its quirky size and picturesque setting make it a must-see landmark.

Explore Armitt Museum and Library

Explore the eccentric exhibits at the Armitt Museum, featuring a diverse collection of artefacts, manuscripts, and art, including pieces by Beatrix Potter and historical treasures from the Lake District.

Experience Ambleside Climbing Wall

Challenge yourself at the Ambleside Climbing Wall, where you can experience indoor rock climbing with a stunning backdrop of the surrounding fells. A quirky and adventurous way to enjoy the great outdoors.

Visit Zeffirellis and Fellinis

Visit Zeffirellis and Fellinis, a unique cinema and restaurant complex. Watch a film in the quirky cinema, and then enjoy a delicious meal in Fellinis, known for its vegetarian and vegan offerings.

Discover Herdwick Croft

Encounter adorable Herdwick sheep at Herdwick Croft, a working farm near Ambleside. Join a guided tour to learn about these hardy Lake District sheep and their role in the local farming community.

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