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Ambleside Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Ambleside

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, designed for your perfect Lake District holiday. From sophisticated barn conversions, luxurious apartments, grand Lakeland homes as well as traditional romantic Ambleside cottages, 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 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. Situated on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, 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. The nearest charter airports, include Blackpool, Liverpool and Manchester and with a trip up from London Euston only two and a half hours up to the Lake District, it makes the perfect weekend getaway from the big city.

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, with various cruise options. 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, part of famous local events and with 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.

For more information on things to do in Ambleside, we have provided information on places to eat in Ambleside, walking and music venues.

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.

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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

This romantic and poetic little rustic hideaway is one of several self-catering properties which make up the historic 'Stepping Stones' residence - home to William Wordsworth's son and family for over a century. The breathtaking setting is quite unique, at the foot of Loughrigg Fell and surrounded by the countryside which inspired Wordsworth's poetry.

Available From£375
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Luke’s Hoose Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

The elevated setting of this stylish Lakeland cottage provides spectacular views to the Lake District mountains from almost every room. Nestled in a peaceful conservation area, only a minute's stroll from Ambleside village centre, Luke's Hoose achieves a perfect combination of traditional charms and contemporary indulgence.

Available From£465
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Gale Hill Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Gale Hill is the definition of a romantic holiday cottage in Ambleside, oozing traditional character and right at the heart of this vibrant Lake District village. You'll appreciate the attention to detail as soon as you set foot inside; atmospheric exposed beams and traditional inglenook fireplace are brought luxuriously up to date with sumptuous leather furnishings, Freesat TV, Blu Ray DVD and iPod dock - you'll even find a stockpile of books, films and games to relax with on cosy evenings in.

Available From£365
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Ambleside Haven Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

As the name suggests, Ambleside Haven is a great retreat for couples or small families who'd like to explore Ambleside village, stroll to the shores of Lake Windermere and walk in the surrounding area. This attractive ground floor apartment is all on one level and is very comfortably furnished making it the perfect retreat to relax and unwind.

Available From£335
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Bracken Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant Period Lakeland residence occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just off the centre of the ever popular village of Ambleside and only a short stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere at Waterhead. For a holiday with 'wow factor' - this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries.

Available From£1650
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Wansfell Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Wansfell is in one of the best locations in Ambleside. Set in a conservation area, a few minutes' walk from the town centre, from its elevated position it sits in large gardens that offer views to Lake Windermere. This modern, detached property in its own grounds, has been finished to a high standard by its current owner to offer a high quality retreat in one of the Lake District's most desirable locations whatever the time of year you choose to visit.

Available From£695
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  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

This outstanding luxurious riverside detached residence, which has been professionally interior designed and renovated to the highest standards, occupies a sublime setting alongside the picturesque Skelwith Bridge, a sleepy hamlet at the opening to the magnificent Langdale valley. This eclectic architect-designed retreat sits on the banks of the River Brathay, what a soothing way to unwind and soak up the sheer luxury this wonderful place offers.

Available From£1095
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Far Nook Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Infants welcome

Far Nook is a beautifully presented, traditional, stone built Lakeland house set in attractive gardens, within convenient and level walking distance of Ambleside village and with ample parking for a number of cars. Beautifully finished to a very high standard the property offers high quality accommodation in the heart of the Lake District. With four bedrooms and bathrooms, the house is ideally suited to special occasions, social gatherings and family holidays.

Available From£950
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Hartwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously eclectic Lakeland property occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just above the ever popular village of Ambleside, only a 5 minute stroll from the lively centre itself, with quite simply breathtaking panoramic views over the village to the array of surrounding mountains, with seasonal views towards Lake Windermere.

Available From£654
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Loughrigg Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant detached Period Lakeland residence occupies an idyllic setting with simply breathtaking views on the banks of the River Rothay close to the famous 'Stepping Stones', within the hamlet of Rydal at the foot of Loughrigg Fell. This is truly Lakeland luxury at its very best in one of the most romantic setting within the British Isles.

Available From£1350
Special Offer ***Special Offer! 7 Nights reduced from £1150 to £995***
Edelweiss Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Located close to the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District, Edelweiss has been beautifully finished to offer quality accommodation, with beautiful views, a secluded garden all just a few minutes' walk from all the village amenities. Flexible accommodation for 8 set over 3 levels to provde privacy when wanted. The lounge is bright and airy and offers a great place to relax, socialise with friends or family around the large dining table or to simply relax and enjoy the views over Loughrigg from the balcony.

Available From£795
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The Mews Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A short walk from Ambleside, you'll find this fabulous character property on the banks of the River Rothay. The setting is sublime with breathtaking panoramic views, and the property itself is a retreat to write home about. Once a coachman's cottage and stables, the property was later owned by Queen Victoria's physician, then more recently by a local artist.

Available From£695
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Merewood Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxurious Lakeland cottage combines contemporary living with cosy styling set only a five minute stroll away from the shores of Lake Windermere - what a breath-taking setting and with glorious views of the stunning surrounding scenery. Soaking up the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from the shores of the lake, yet in a peaceful spot perfect for exploring straight from your doorstep, with Ambleside only 5 minutes away by car.

Available From£525
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Brantside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi

This beautifully appointed Gold Award winning property sits in a gently elevated position in the historic conservation area of Ambleside and provides spectacular views to the magnificent Lake District mountains from almost every room. Every creature comfort is provided with lots of thoughtful touches above and beyond the expected.

Available From£395
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Above Town Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Located in its elevated position, Above Town benefits from its convenient situation in Ambleside Village and also the views to Loughrigg Fell. This traditional Victorian Lakeland Slate terrace house has been refurbished to a high standard whilst retaining so much of its period charm.

Available From£420
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £725 to £653
Beechside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Beautifully converted in the former bobbin mill, on the banks of Stock Ghyll Waterfalls, Beechside is a deceptively spacious property that has been finished to a very high standard by its current owners who have set out to create a high quality and luxurious retreat in one of the Lake District's most popular locations. Relax on the riverside balcony with the noise of the cascading river in the background, enjoy an evening drink on the veranda as you watch the sun set over the Lakeland Fells.

Available From£460
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Mallards Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Self catering cottages rarely come in a more picturesque setting. Mallards Cottage is set within Stepping Stones House which is an historic country property, which was once owned by William Wordsworth's son and overlooks the famous stepping stones across the River Rothay. With beautiful views in every direction; this lovely location is amazingly within walking distance of the bustling village of Ambleside.

Available From£525
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Ambleside View Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Situated in and elevated position, just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside Village, this well-appointed first floor apartment takes full advantage of its position and offers breath-taking views across the southern Lakeland. From the distant Coniston Fells, Langdale, Loughrigg, Rydal and the Vale of Grasmere and around to Fairfield to the north.

Available From£365
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Sweden Bank Loft Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

This luxuriously, newly refurbished, Lakeland loft apartment occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just above the ever popular village of Ambleside, only a 5 minute stroll from the lively centre itself, with quite simply breathtaking panoramic views over the village to Lake Windermere, the array of surrounding mountains, and across the southern Lake District.

Available From£375

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Birkwray Barn, Ambleside Cottages

Ambleside Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Ambleside

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, designed for your perfect Lake District holiday. From sophisticated barn conversions, luxurious apartments, grand Lakeland homes as well as traditional romantic Ambleside cottages, 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 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. Situated on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, 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. The nearest charter airports, include Blackpool, Liverpool and Manchester and with a trip up from London Euston only two and a half hours up to the Lake District, it makes the perfect weekend getaway from the big city.

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, with various cruise options. 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, part of famous local events and with 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.

For more information on things to do in Ambleside, we have provided information on places to eat in Ambleside, walking and music venues.

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.

Even more details