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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. 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.

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.

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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Merewood Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 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£565.00
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Argyle Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

We love the elegant ambience of this sophisticated cottage in the peaceful conservation area of Ambleside; slightly elevated with far-reaching fell views and yet still only a 2 minute walk from the village centre. On arrival you'll fall in love with the 'chocolate box' exterior of Argyle Cottage, sitting pretty in this very attractive historic area of the village. Step inside and you'll be pleasantly surprised by a stylish and somewhat contemporary interior.

Available From£445.00
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Blue Hill Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Blue Hill is a 'state of the art' sophisticated first floor apartment forming part of this modern select development on the slopes of Wansfell yet only 10 minute's stroll from the vibrant centre of picturesque Ambleside. Completed at the end of 2011 this hideaway enjoys a wonderful setting. As there is some work being completed on the development, with this in mind the pricing has been reduced to accommodate any minor disruption.

Available From£385.00
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Lily Tarn Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • On Street Parking

This luxuriously, newly refurbished, Lakeland cottage occupies a convenient yet peaceful setting just one minute's stroll from the lively heart of Ambleside, with beautiful views from the top floor over the village to the array of surrounding mountains.

Available From£535.00
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  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated just five minutes’ walk from the shores of Lake Windermere in one direction and five minutes walk in the other direction to the centre of the popular village of Ambleside, Thomas Fold Cottage is in a great location not only to get out and about and enjoy all the Lake District has to offer but is in easy reach of all the village amenities, bars, cafes and restaurants. This cosy and homely cottage is ideal for extended families of groups of friends looking for comfortable accommodation in a great location.

Available From£625.00
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Old Oak Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This enchanting Grade II listed cottage is one of the very oldest in Ambleside, dating back to the 1580s. It's tucked away in a peaceful historic corner of Ambleside village, with front and rear views to the surrounding fells. Despite a stylish and luxurious refurbishment, the original features shine; flagged slate with underfloor heating, old oak floors and beamed ceilings, traditional open fire and a magnificent curved oak staircase.

Available From£375.00
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Cosy Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Car Park Available

Tucked away amongst some of the oldest and prettiest cottages in Ambleside, Cosy Cottage is a beautifully refurbished traditional Lakeland cottage which, as the name suggests, offers a cosy and homely retreat, in a convenient location.

Available From£425.00
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Loughrigg Hide Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Car Park Available
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Aptly named, this contemporary cottage apartment looks straight towards Loughrigg Fell from its central setting. Found opposite Hayes Garden World, adjacent to Lake Road, only a short stroll from the absolute heart of Ambleside and the ferries at Waterhead, we think this is a perfect base for a holiday at any time of the year. Modern and sophisticated sum up this little hide and if you yearn for somewhere beautiful on the doorstep of Lakeland's most picturesque and visited village - look no further.

Available From£375.00
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Birch Knoll Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

A beautifully presented Lakeland bungalow with private gardens and fell views, only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside and close to Waterhead Pier. Birch Knoll has been recently refurbished and boasts a stylish, contemporary interior with bright, airy living space and elegant dining area. This is a wonderfully convenient Lake District holiday home, a stroll away from lake cruises on Windermere and with vibrant village life close by.

Available From£395.00
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Ecclerigg Garth Ambleside
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

You'll be speechless on arrival at this outstanding Lake District barn conversion off the shores of Lake Windermere. With style and sophistication running throughout the contemporary living space, indoors and out, Ecclerigg Garth has something special for every guest. Fabulous bedrooms and jacuzzi bathrooms, an absolute treat of a kitchen, gracious dining room with woodburning stove and a breathtaking first floor living room with separate viewpoint day room and balcony.

Available From£1925.00
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars

At the foot of Loughrigg Fell, across the River Rothay from the famous 'Stepping Stones' lies this unique and contemporary self-catering abode. Just a short river bank walk into Ambleside centre and within the charming village of Rydal.

Available From£725.00
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Hillhead Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Hillhead Cottage, as the name suggests, is set in an elevated position overlooking the fells just a ten minute walk from the centre of Ambleside Village. This really is one of the most desirable locations in Ambleside and this modern, semi-detached property has been finished to a high standard and offers spacious, quality accommodation in a first class location. Hillhead is a popular property whatever the time of year and much loved by guests for bringing groups of family and friends together.

Available From£795.00
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Millbeck Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Millbeck Cottage is located in a quiet corner on the select Falls development just a short walk from Ambleside village. This spacious apartment style property is set over two floors with a particularly well appointed lounge / dining room with bay window. Furnishings throughout are comfortable, contemporary and coordinated. You will also enjoy a balcony to the front to admire the views on long summer evenings. Endless walking opportunities straight from the door means you may never need to use your car during your stay.

Available From£465.00
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Lowtherwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Lowtherwood is a spacious detached 5 Star Gold Award property offering breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and a prestigious location close to Ambleside, Windermere and the lake. Family groups and friends can enjoy spreading out in the stylish living space with dramatic vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove and a wall of glass opening out to a balcony. Luxurious bedroom suites and superb bathroom facilities guarantee your comfort and relaxation with the added attraction of balconies and private viewing patios to 3 of the 4 bedrooms – don't forget the hot tub outside and sauna inside! Cook up a storm in the state-of-the-art kitchen and keep an eye on your favourite television shows at the same time, then wine and dine in surroundings fit for the famous stars who have stayed here before. All year round, this outstanding property promises an unforgettable taste of the Lake District high life. Enjoy! Lowtherwood is owned by the Holbeck Ghyll hotel and is situated within the hotel grounds. As guests staying at Lowtherwood you are able to use the spa facilities by appointment.

Available From£1700.00
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This modern property occupies a gently elevated spot on the lower slopes of Wansfell with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell, only a gentle stroll from the heart of bustling Ambleside. Enjoying the very best of both worlds this contemporary single level cottage sits in a peaceful position yet only a few minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss.

Available From£425.00
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Luke’s Hoose Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£475.00
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  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Stepping Stones House is an elegant period residence, once owned by the son of William Wordsworth, that stands in a breath-taking location beside the River Rothay as it flows through the vale from Rydal Water and onward to Lake Windermere. Lovingly refurbished, the current owners have created a beautiful home, ideal for special occasions and holidays that memories are made of.

Available From£925.00
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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£325.00
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Honey Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

An adorable Lake District cottage, ideally suited to one or two couples, in a peaceful yet very handy setting just a stone's throw from Ambleside village centre. You'll be impressed by the creature comforts, which include two bathroom facilities plus downstairs cloakroom, an enviable view towards Loughrigg Fell and lots of character in this original 17th century beautiful cottage.

Available From£365.00
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River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the River Rothay, this impressive house is enviably located only a short riverside walk away from Ambleside Village. River Lodge takes the lion's share of an impressive Lakeland residence, once home to Queen Victoria's physician. Now sympathetically restored, extended and styled with immaculate country house chic and Farrow & Ball colours, River Lodge provides luxurious holiday living in this fantastic location.

Available From£885.00

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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. 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.

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.

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