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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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  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£865
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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
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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
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
Special Offer
Todd Crag House Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

A sumptuous Lakeland hideaway being part of a traditional colour washed gentleman's residence located at the foot of Loughrigg Fell - on the outskirts of Ambleside. Taking its name from the rocky outcrop behind the 400 year old property Todd Crag House will delight. This two bedroom, two bathroom cottage apartment has been carefully designed to marry the original features with current expectations. Luxurious soft furnishings and tasteful palettes have been carefully chosen for your comfort. Although only a two bedroom property it is surprisingly large with a spacious lounge, fully fitted dining kitchen, two bedrooms with king size beds and views of the fells, a bathroom with powerful shower and a further en-suite shower room. This property has a fabulous second west facing sitting room with bay window and rosewood dining table for 4. In addition this property has exclusive use of the extensive garden to the rear with garden furniture and views of the fells.

Available From£425
Special Offer
Azalea Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This romantic detached Lakeland cottage is steeped in history and is believed to be 400 years old.

Available From£395
Special Offer
Fernleigh Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Elegance and light are the keywords for this most spacious traditional Lakeland stone built cottage. The recently completed stunning refurbishment has produced arguably one of the very best terraced cottages and only a minute from the town centre. Laid out over three floors it is large enough for families but cosy enough for a couple. The house is made for relaxation - especially the fabulous house-bathroom with roll-top slipper bath and drench shower. The rear orchard garden provides security for a pet or children and covered storage for bicycles - perfect for secluded dining or relaxing. Unrestricted parking may be possible outside the front of the property, but is not guaranteed. 2 visitor's parking permits are provided for vehicles for the surrounding streets. There are wonderful views of Loughrigg and Wansfell from this property. This is a very popular property which persuades visitors to return.

Available From£450
Special Offer
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
3 Swiss Villas Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

Warm in character, this beautiful centrally located Victorian Ambleside cottage enjoys a surprisingly peaceful location. It's an ideal retreat for two couples or a smaller family to unwind and explore the Lakes at any time of year.

Available From£399
Special Offer
River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£865
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
Pudding Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Pudding Cottage is atmospherically set in the heart of Beatrix Potter's Lake District with the lovely towns of Ambleside and Windermere within a few minutes' drive. The cottage is tucked away up a farm road and nestles amongst a group of lakeland stone buildings that formed the original coach house and stables for the 1st Earl of Lonsdale in the late 18th Century.

Available From£650
Special Offer
Lettera Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary, newly refurbished, Lakeland cottage occupies a convenient yet peaceful elevated setting just a few minute's stroll above the lively heart of Ambleside, with beautiful views to the array of surrounding mountains.

Available From£395
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

If you are looking for a property with one of the most spectacular views in the British Isles, set in large grounds but can't decide if you want a traditional or contemporary property then we might just have found the property you were looking for!

Available From£895
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 6 nights reduced from £375 to £281 Please call us on 015394 88855 to book.
  • 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
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
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
Special Offer
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

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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.