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Our Cottages in Ambleside range from five-star gold award barn conversions, to cosy apartments for 2 to 4 people. They all offer exceptional quality, self-catering accommodation in the absolute heart of the Lake District national park. We have over 130 cottages in Ambleside, each unique in their charm and style. All designed for your perfect Lake District holiday., you’re certain to find the perfect place to stay with Lakelovers Lake District cottages.
Are you looking for exposed oak beams and properties with traditional Lakeland slate charm? Do you prefer contemporary luxury, with flat screen LED TVs, and Hot Tubs? There are so many pet friendly properties to choose from. Many with great facilities like wood-burners, leisure club access and Wi-Fi. You’re sure to find your perfect getaway. Whatever you’re looking for in a self-catering holiday, our dedicated customer service team are on hand to offer expert advice.
Self-catering in Ambleside is stress-free in this thriving village. The place offers a range of quality restaurants, bars and shops, placed along the traditional Lakeland streets. Ambleside is renowned as the perfect base for walking, mountaineering and biking. It has excellent bus services and access to Bowness-on-Windermere and Lakeside by Steamers.
You are never far from anywhere when you stay in one of our Ambleside holiday cottages. Lakelovers holiday cottages in Ambleside are easy to reach, making for a relaxing and easy holiday. The nearest railway station is situated in Windermere, four miles away. England's third longest lake, Coniston Water, isn't far either, with the charming village of Coniston near its shores.
Additionally we have a range of luxury cottages available to choose from.
Ambleside Out and About
Ambleside cottages give you the opportunity to do, see and enjoy a wide range of exciting things without even having to step outside of the town. Top family attractions include Ambleside Climbing Wall. All the family can have fun challenging themselves to get to the top. Zeffirelli’s Cinema, which is full of old world charm and always has the latest Hollywood releases.
Windermere Lake Cruises is great for exploring England’s largest Lake. Then not forgetting top restaurants including, Doi Intanon a great Thai that has amazing reviews on Trip Advisor. Then there’s Fulling Mill and The Old Stamp House, both of which we’d highly recommend. If you are a lover of cakes, you must take a trip to Chesters by the River. Or the Rattle Gill Café – ranked number one on Tripadvisor as the best place to eat in Ambleside.
Step outside one of our gorgeous Ambleside holiday cottages and find yourself immediately amidst spectacular Lakeland scenery. You’ll be close to top Lake District attractions. You can enjoy famous local events and superb access to tranquil Lakeside leisure facilities. For the history lovers, some ‘must-sees’ include: The Roman Fort Galava, said to date back to 79AD and Bridge House, over Stock Ghyll. This Bridge House is a fabulous building and is over 300 years old. It was once a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall. Purchased in 1926 by the people of Ambleside and then given to the National Trust, it is a Grade I listed building. It now houses an Information Centre.
So, if you’re looking for the perfect break away for you and your loved one or with friends and family, then Lakelovers has an array of self-catering Ambleside cottages waiting to you.
Ambleside is also the perfect base for exploring further afield due to its central location as the hub of the southern Lakes. And there is plenty here for the children too. You might spend an afternoon paddling in the lake. Or trying out the climbing wall at Adventure Peaks, joining the fun at the visitor centre at Brockhole, taking a Tree Top Trek, or visiting the Beatrix Potter exhibition nearby or her historic home at Hill Top.
We have a variety of excellent cottages and apartments for couples and smaller groups which tick all the boxes for your perfect stay. You may be looking for a cosy log fire to warm yourselves in the evening after a long day on the hills. You may need accommodation that allows you to bring your dog on holiday too, with Lakelovers we have a property to suit everyone’s needs.
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