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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.

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Tourist attractions Ambleside : Things to see and do

  • Wrynose Pass Recommended Recommended

    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..

  • Dove Cottage Interesting

    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..

  • Rydal Mount

    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..

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Hotels Ambleside

  • Regent Hotel By The Lake Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Waterhead Bay GB - Ambleside LA22 0ES

    Prix Prices from : 105 £

    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..

  • Queens Hotel

    Market Place GB - Ambleside LA22 9BU

    Located in the pretty Lake District village of Ambleside, this 18th-century hotel is situated in the centre of this historic town, with all the amenities on your doorstep. Lake Windermere can be reached after a picturesque 15-minute walk from Queens ..

  • Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Lake Road GB - Ambleside LA22 9BX

    Prix Prices from : 76 £

    With a picturesque location in Ambleside, this hotel features a modern spa and a brasserie. There is free parking and spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and scenic views towards Wansfell. The traditional rooms are classically decorated, and each has a m..

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Restaurants Ambleside

  • Drunken Duck Inn Traditional and pleasant pubs serving food 

    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. ..

  • Daffodil Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Keswick Rd GB - Grasmere LA22 9PR

  • Grasmere Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Broadgate GB - Grasmere LA22 9TA

  • The Samling Comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    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..

  • Old Stamp House Quite comfortable restaurant 

    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.

  • Dining Room Comfortable restaurant 

    Broadgate GB - Grasmere LA22 9TA

    Split-roomed hotel restaurant in a Victorian house, with a pleasant conservatory overlooking the garden. The concise daily menu features interesting modern dishes crafted from seasonal Lakeland produce; everything is made in-house.

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