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Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside

A holiday in Ambleside puts you right in the very heart of the Lake District. Perfect for dog lovers to access a huge range of dog friendly walks. Plus muddy-paw welcoming pubs, cafes and activities in the area.

And Lakelovers have a superb range of Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside to choose from. For us, we know that our pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else. Which is why we have a large range of pet friendly cottages in Ambleside to choose from.

Also with Lakelovers, bringing your whole family on holiday doesn’t mean missing out on your dream getaway. We have dog friendly properties to suit all budgets and desires.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside

Are you looking for a walking bolt-hole in the very centre of Ambleside? Our cottages put you within a stone’s throw of some of the areas most famous walking and scrambling routes. We offer secluded romantic getaways, spacious barn conversions and luxurious properties. No matter what, we know that you’ll want the whole family to be involved. That’s why we have this great selection of dog friendly cottages in Ambleside.

Choosing a self-catering holiday means you can really relax and unwind. With all the flexibility and privacy that self-catering affords. You also get the comfort of home-from-home conveniences. Such as washer/dryers, boot rooms and state of the art kitchen and bathrooms. And even better, with our dog friendly cottages no one in the family gets left behind!

Where to Take Your Dog in Ambleside

Ambleside is an easy choice for a comfortable self-catering break with everyone in tow. Throughout Ambleside there’s lots of outside seating for eating and drinking, which is perfect for a relax with muddy paws.

Stone-floors are a mainstay of many Lake District pubs where muddy boots are generally expected. Many walkers make their way from the fells to enjoy a refreshing post-ramble drink and fireside chat. Mucky pups are often welcome, with refreshing water bowls at most pubs and cafes in Ambleside.

Particularly dog friendly eateries and pubs in Ambleside include Luigi’s Restaurant. They actually have dog baskets in the downstairs room, dedicated to dog walkers.

A superb 3.5 mile walk from Ambleside to Barngates will take you to The Drunken Duck Inn. Many of their own ales (micro-brewery on site) are named after much-loved pets, like the popular Tag Lag. They welcome visits from new doggy friends in the bar area (though not the fine-dining restaurant).

As well as the vibrant town center you are spoilt for activities in and around Ambleside. They can be accessed by foot or using the excellent bus service connecting you with Windermere Steamers. The train station will further open up your horizons, and both welcome dog travellers too!

Don’t forget a bit of doggy retail therapy and pop into Paws by the Lake at Waterhead Pier in Ambleside, after enjoying a Windermere Lake Cruise where dogs travel for free! Dogs are very welcome at the Water Edge Inn, at Waterhead too.

A popular walk to do straight from one of our dog friendly cottages in Ambleside includes Loughrigg Fell. There are small tarns and generally plenty of muddy puddles on top to quench doggy thirsts! You’ll also bag a Wainwright with this gentle fell.

A visit to Rydal is a must where you can walk around Rydal Water, visit Rydal Cave and enjoy a splash in the river at Rydal stepping-stones. The Glen Rothay Hotel bar, Badger Bar, in Rydal whilst is small and has a limited food menu does welcome dogs.

Wansfell gives dogs plenty of space to let off some energy, as long as you’re mindful of grazing animals. Walking from Ambleside over Wansfell, drop down to The Mortal Man pub in the Troutbeck Valley. There you can enjoy some of the best food and guest ales in the Lakes in this very dog friendly pub.

Travelling the Lakes

A visit to Ambleside puts you in the very heart of the famous Lake District National Park. Booking a self-catering cottage gives you the freedom to enjoy some of the best-loved scenery in the UK. When on holiday with a pet we know you’d prefer to do as little driving as possible. This makes Ambleside such a perfect choice, as everything is on your doorstep.

Ambleside sits in the middle of the superb A591, which services the whole of the Lake District. The area has excellent all-year-round bus services. Look out for the open top 599 which travels between Bowness, Windermere – where you can use Windermere train station – Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick, so you can take your pick of where to explore from Ambleside. Most public transport in the Lakes welcomes well-behaved dogs.

Along with the fantastic transport links for getting out and about, there’s so much in the Ambleside area you can do on foot. Lots of shops, eateries and galleries, as well as lake, fell and woodland walks from the town center.

Lakelovers also have a superb collection of dog friendly cottages in nearby Grasmere. They’re worth browsing if you feel like exploring a less busy part of the central Lakes.

If you’re looking pet friendly cottages in Ambleside for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing getaway, we know you’ll love our hand-picked collection. But if you can’t find what you’re looking for contact our expert customer service team who are ready to help.

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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
Special Offer
Apple Tree Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

Located close to the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District, Appletree Cottage, has been beautifully developed by the current owners to offer quality accommodation, and a cottage garden all just a few minutes' walk from all the village amenities.

Available From£375
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1795 to £1617
2 Hart Head Barn Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

2 Hart Head Barn is set in an elevated position above the village of Rydal and just yards away from Rydal Mount, the one time home of the poet William Wordsworth. Offering beautiful south facing views across the valley to Lake Windermere, this semi-detached barn conversion has been finished to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in a great location and is a very popular property for extended family gatherings and groups of friends looking to relax and socialise.

Available From£825
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Ashton House Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Luxurious, terraced cottage accommodation in a prime Ambleside location. Ashton House has a real 'wow' factor; traditional Lakeland character blends effortlessly with 21st century chic. One or two couples could easily spread out here to enjoy a relaxed, sophisticated break; two reception rooms, two impressively stylish bathrooms and a patio for pre-dinner drinks.

Available From£425
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £625 to £563
Oak Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A sophisticated Lake District bolt hole, ideally suited to one or two couples, in a peaceful and elevated setting just a stone's throw from Ambleside village centre. You'll be impressed by the creature comforts, which include free WiFi, stylish en-suite bedrooms (set apart for privacy and with TVs), luxurious lounge and woodburning stove. On milder days, take to the pretty, furnished garden.

Available From£425
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Understated style and comfort sets the tone for Ruskin House at LOWGROVE. It is a quintessential Lakeland farmhouse. It is regarded as a home away from home for guests, creating a warm, personalised atmosphere. Perfect for families or friends gatherings or creating romantic hideaways for couples.

Available From£525
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Koru At Ambleside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

Within a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside village, Koru at Ambleside is an elegant, sophisticated and romantic retreat for two. Taking its name from the New Zealand Maori symbol for new life, growth, strength and peace, Koru At Ambleside is the ideal retreat to relax and enjoy the beauty and adventure that is waiting to be discovered in the Lake District.

Available From£365
Special Offer ***Special Offer! 7 Nights Reduced from £679 to £579***
Honey Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£359
Special Offer
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
Special Offer
Ecclerigg Garth Ambleside
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£1850
Special Offer
Scafell Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

If you're looking for a little taste of Lakeland grandeur, this fabulous apartment might just fit the bill. Only a stone's throw from the heart of Ambleside village, Scafell is a spacious apartment within a magnificent 16th century gentleman's residence. Blissful peace and quiet, enormous Georgian windows with fabulous fell views, elegant living space and formal dining area... it's hard to believe such a gracious retreat is so close to all the amenities of Ambleside village.

Available From£370
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £699 to £559
Birchcroft Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

With permit parking in the centre of Ambleside, this Grade II listed traditional whitewashed cottage is a real gem. Oozing with character and original features - stone-flagged floors, oak exposed beams, characteristic thick walls and deep-silled cottage windows - but styled up to scratch with modern furniture, fabulous fitted kitchen and luxurious bathrooms.

Available From£375
Special Offer
Wainwright Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just off the heart of Ambleside, we found this fabulous 4 star cottage retreat - ingeniously arranged right up to the stylish garden roof terrace, and presented with crisp, contemporary flair throughout. The living room is a heartwarming place to spend time, away from the rush or after a day on the fells. Sumptuous leather furnishings, shaggy rug and a beautiful white woodburning stove warm up the designer atmosphere of sleek wooden floors and natural paint shades.

Available From£475
Special Offer
Gale Lodge Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Part of an impressive 17th century gentleman's residence, this elegantly refurbished property in Ambleside has been a labour of love for its owners. Retaining its traditional character, Gale Lodge 'Cottage' provides sophisticated living space and true relaxation with far-reaching views over the village to the Lakeland Fells. Couples or families will enjoy plenty of sociable space; chatting around the real flame woodburner, dining in style or watching the sun set in the scenic conservatory.

Available From£499
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This aptly named Lakeland cottage, literally a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre, stands alongside Rothay Park with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, this traditional, yet contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful spot just a minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples, or a family, can happily spread out here.

Available From£650
Special Offer
Balla Wray Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

For those looking for a sublime luxury exclusive holiday home experience in secluded surroundings, Balla Wray is quite simply an outstanding Period lakeside residence circumscribed by glorious landscaped gardens leading into substantial lake frontage with private boathouse, commanding panoramic breath-taking views over Lake Windermere and surrounding majestic mountains.

Available From£6995
Special Offer
Busk Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This wonderfully romantic Lake District cottage nestles in a pretty row just a short stroll from the shops and restaurants of Ambleside and the shores of Lake Windermere. Tucked away in a quiet elevated postition, at Busk Cottage you'll savour your contemporary creature comforts, including a well fitted bathroom and Wi-Fi.

Available From£325
Special Offer
Waterfall Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Originally forming part of the old bobbin mill, standing on the side of the cascading Stockghyll, Waterfall is one of a select few luxury residences that forms part of the prestigious 'Falls' development which has been finished to a very high standard by its owners who have created a contemporary and comfortable Lakeland retreat situated only a few minutes' walk from the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside.

Available From£495
Special Offer
Copt Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a setting! This pet-friendly self-catering property in Ambleside takes a sought-after elevated position, with unforgettable views from every window. The centre of vibrant Ambleside, along with it's restaurants and shop, is only a short stroll away along with the shore of Lake Windermere.

Available From£595
Special Offer 7 Nights Reduced from £725 to £650
Springwell Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This grade II listed cottage stands proudly at the heart of Ambleside village; a stunning example of 16th century Lakeland made luxurious by a tasteful refurbishment. Original features to shine alongside sumptuous fabrics and homely furnishings; character beams, stable doors, stripped wooden floors and fabulous fireplaces.

Available From£470

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Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside

Dog friendly cottages in Ambleside

A holiday in Ambleside puts you right in the very heart of the Lake District. Perfect for dog lovers to access a huge range of dog friendly walks. Plus muddy-paw welcoming pubs, cafes and activities in the area.

And Lakelovers have a superb range of Dog Friendly Cottages in Ambleside to choose from. For us, we know that our pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else. Which is why we have a large range of pet friendly cottages in Ambleside to choose from.

Also with Lakelovers, bringing your whole family on holiday doesn’t mean missing out on your dream getaway. We have dog friendly properties to suit all budgets and desires.

Dog friendly self-catering accommodation in Ambleside

Are you looking for a walking bolt-hole in the very centre of Ambleside? Our cottages put you within a stone’s throw of some of the areas most famous walking and scrambling routes. We offer secluded romantic getaways, spacious barn conversions and luxurious properties. No matter what, we know that you’ll want the whole family to be involved. That’s why we have this great selection of dog friendly cottages in Ambleside.

Choosing a self-catering holiday means you can really relax and unwind. With all the flexibility and privacy that self-catering affords. You also get the comfort of home-from-home conveniences. Such as washer/dryers, boot rooms and state of the art kitchen and bathrooms. And even better, with our dog friendly cottages no one in the family gets left behind!

Where to Take Your Dog in Ambleside

Ambleside is an easy choice for a comfortable self-catering break with everyone in tow. Throughout Ambleside there’s lots of outside seating for eating and drinking, which is perfect for a relax with muddy paws.

Stone-floors are a mainstay of many Lake District pubs where muddy boots are generally expected. Many walkers make their way from the fells to enjoy a refreshing post-ramble drink and fireside chat. Mucky pups are often welcome, with refreshing water bowls at most pubs and cafes in Ambleside.

Particularly dog friendly eateries and pubs in Ambleside include Luigi’s Restaurant. They actually have dog baskets in the downstairs room, dedicated to dog walkers.

A superb 3.5 mile walk from Ambleside to Barngates will take you to The Drunken Duck Inn. Many of their own ales (micro-brewery on site) are named after much-loved pets, like the popular Tag Lag. They welcome visits from new doggy friends in the bar area (though not the fine-dining restaurant).

As well as the vibrant town center you are spoilt for activities in and around Ambleside. They can be accessed by foot or using the excellent bus service connecting you with Windermere Steamers. The train station will further open up your horizons, and both welcome dog travellers too!

Don’t forget a bit of doggy retail therapy and pop into Paws by the Lake at Waterhead Pier in Ambleside, after enjoying a Windermere Lake Cruise where dogs travel for free! Dogs are very welcome at the Water Edge Inn, at Waterhead too.

A popular walk to do straight from one of our dog friendly cottages in Ambleside includes Loughrigg Fell. There are small tarns and generally plenty of muddy puddles on top to quench doggy thirsts! You’ll also bag a Wainwright with this gentle fell.

A visit to Rydal is a must where you can walk around Rydal Water, visit Rydal Cave and enjoy a splash in the river at Rydal stepping-stones. The Glen Rothay Hotel bar, Badger Bar, in Rydal whilst is small and has a limited food menu does welcome dogs.

Wansfell gives dogs plenty of space to let off some energy, as long as you’re mindful of grazing animals. Walking from Ambleside over Wansfell, drop down to The Mortal Man pub in the Troutbeck Valley. There you can enjoy some of the best food and guest ales in the Lakes in this very dog friendly pub.

Travelling the Lakes

A visit to Ambleside puts you in the very heart of the famous Lake District National Park. Booking a self-catering cottage gives you the freedom to enjoy some of the best-loved scenery in the UK. When on holiday with a pet we know you’d prefer to do as little driving as possible. This makes Ambleside such a perfect choice, as everything is on your doorstep.

Ambleside sits in the middle of the superb A591, which services the whole of the Lake District. The area has excellent all-year-round bus services. Look out for the open top 599 which travels between Bowness, Windermere – where you can use Windermere train station – Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick, so you can take your pick of where to explore from Ambleside. Most public transport in the Lakes welcomes well-behaved dogs.

Along with the fantastic transport links for getting out and about, there’s so much in the Ambleside area you can do on foot. Lots of shops, eateries and galleries, as well as lake, fell and woodland walks from the town center.

Lakelovers also have a superb collection of dog friendly cottages in nearby Grasmere. They’re worth browsing if you feel like exploring a less busy part of the central Lakes.

If you’re looking pet friendly cottages in Ambleside for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing getaway, we know you’ll love our hand-picked collection. But if you can’t find what you’re looking for contact our expert customer service team who are ready to help.