Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Ambleside is a town in Cumbria. It is located at the head of Windermere, England’s largest lake, within the Lake District National Park.
Ambleside is an easy bus trip from Windermere and you can also catch a boat from various destinations on Lake Windermere.
Ambleside is a small village so most places can be visited by walking around.
The Armitt Library and MuseumProvides a fascinating source of local history.
Stock Ghyll ForceSpectacular 70 foot waterfall
Bridge House17th-century structure over Stock Ghyll, now used as an information centre for the national Trust.
address: 100 Lake RoadExhibition of photographs by Stuart Clarke, taken at football matches or football-related events all around the world. A fascinating insight into football culture. Strongly recommended.
phone: +44 15394 33250address: Low Wray, LA22 0JA
phone: +44 15394 36269address: Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, LA22 0LFtimed slots are available to book
Feed the swans near the jetty.
Stock Ghyll Force
Nab Cottage - Experiential English coursesphone: +44 15394-35311address: Rydal, LA229SD AmblesideNab Cottage is an English language school in the Lake District where students and teachers live and study together in a 15th century farm house. Courses may be combined with yoga, walking or personal development.
address: Lake Road4 stat town house boutique hotel.
phone: +44 15394 36347Barngates, Tariff £90 upwards.
phone: +44 15394 31681address: Rothay Road, LA22 0EJBed and Breakfast. Tariff £30 upwards. Self-catering.
- Rydal Mount – home of William Wordsworth