AmblesideCumbria. 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
phone: +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