Ambleside is located in the northern end of Lake Windermere in the lake District National Park, with Grasmere , the lake and town further north. Ambleside has grown in popularity over the years as a tourist destination for exploring the Lake district both locally and further afield. The town has developed a number of pubs and restaurants have become available to service local and tourist needs which in turn has boosted tourism to the area. For those renting self catering Ambleside cottages accommodation, the availability to eat out, and relax is a welcome break with a number of food cultures and style to choose from. We also list many Pet / dog friendly cottages clearly highlighted for the pet lovers.
If you plan to visit the immediate area around Ambleside, place to see are William Worsdworth attractions, museums and houses near Grasmere and Stock Gyhl Force, an impressive 70 foot waterfall which can be reached on foot from the town centre.