Things to see and do - Ambleside
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Ambleside Travel guide
Ambleside : Michelin's recommendations
Ambleside lies to the north of Lake Windermere. It is well known for its charm and peacefulness, but primarily as the starting point for a breathtaking trip up to the Wrynose Pass.
Tourist attractions Ambleside : Things to see and do
GB - Little Langdale LA22
The road passes by the bare slopes of a glacial valley, home to hill sheep. From Wrynose Pass (390m), stop and admire the view down to Little Langdale. The road then runs parallel with the River Duddon from Wrynose Bottom as far as Hardknott Pass. It..
Town End GB - Grasmere LA22 9SH
This 17C inn was renovated and became the home of William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy from 1799-1808. Dove Cottage was a magnet for the Romantic writers Coleridge, Southey and De Quincey. The upper floor includes a "newspaper room" wh..
GB - Rydal LA22 9LU
This cottage dating back to about 1574 was enlarged as a farm house in the 18C and was home to William Wordsworth (1770-1850) from 1813 until his death, a period that saw him move from revolutionary poetry to the reactionary status of Poet Laureat. T..
Lake Road GB - Ambleside LA22 0ER
Next to Lake Windermere, the stylish Waterhead Hotel offers free spa passes, an AA-Rosette restaurant and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. Ambleside is just a 10-minute walk away. The spacious rooms each have a flat-screen TV/DVD player with satellite..
Borrans Road GB - Ambleside LA22 0EP
Wateredge Inn stands on the shores of Lake Windermere, a short walk from Ambleside centre. Set across two former 17th century fishermen's cottages, it offers a large bar and restaurant, cosy bedrooms and period features. The individual bedrooms each..
Waterhead Bay GB - Ambleside LA22 0ES
Prix Prices from : 90 £
This family-run hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and has free parking, free Wi-Fi and fine food. The shops of Ambleside are a 10-minute stroll away. Each room at Regent By The Lake has a TV, CD player and tea and coffee facilities. Some have a privat..
Keswick Rd GB - Grasmere LA22 9PR
Ambleside Rd GB - Ambleside LA23 1LR
Small hotel restaurant in an old farmhouse, which looks out over its 66 acre grounds and down Lake Windermere. The concise, interesting menu offers dishes with a classical base and a modern, innovative touch. Cooking is well-executed and has a Scandi..
Lake Rd GB - Ambleside LA22 ODN
Keenly run restaurant with an intimate feel; set in a log house brought over from Norway by Alfred Heaton Cooper. Classical cooking uses Lakeland meats and fish from Fleetwood. Hearty main courses are followed by proper puddings.
Broadgate GB - Grasmere LA22 9TA
Barngates GB - Ambleside LA22 0NG
Attractive pub in the heart of the beautiful Lakeland countryside, with a characterful, fire-lit bar and two more formal dining rooms. Simple lunches are followed by elaborate dinners with prices to match; cooking is generous and service, attentive. ..
Church St GB - Ambleside LA22 OBU
Named after William Wordsworth, the 'Distributor of Stamps' for Westmorland from 1813-1843. A solid stone floor and exposed beams set the scene for an intimate experience. Cooking is modern, complex and champions Cumbrian produce.