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Regent by the Lake Hotel
Regent by the Lake Hotel

Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (194 reviews)

Located in Waterhead, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ambleside Roman Fort, Ambleside Climbing Wall, and Rufty Tufty …

£122
Lake House
Lake House

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (131 reviews)

Located in Waterhead, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Ambleside Roman Fort and Ambleside Climbing Wall. Rufty …

£79
YHA Ambleside - Hostel
YHA Ambleside - Hostel

Waterhead, Ambleside LA22 0EU

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (36 reviews)

Located in Waterhead, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ambleside Roman Fort and Ambleside Climbing Wall. Rufty Tufty …

£20
Lakes Lodge
Lakes Lodge

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DB

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (80 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this guesthouse is steps from Ambleside Climbing Wall and Rufty Tuftys. Armitt Museum and Gallery …

£72
Brathay Lodge
Brathay Lodge

Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (14 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Rufty Tuftys and Ambleside Climbing Wall. …

£81
Ambleside Central - Guest House
Ambleside Central - Guest House

10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD

4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (53 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of Rufty Tuftys and Ambleside Climbing Wall. Armitt Museu …

£65
The Gables Guest House
The Gables Guest House

Church Walk, Ambleside LA22 9DJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (55 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Rufty Tuftys, Ambleside Climbing Wall, and Armitt …

£70
Langdale Chase Hotel
Langdale Chase Hotel

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LW

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Treetop Trek and Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor …

£120
Briery Wood Country House Hotel
Briery Wood Country House Hotel

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (44 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Treetop Trek and Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor …

£71
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel

Holbeck Lane, Windermere LA23 1LU

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Treetop Trek and Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor …

£140
Foxghyll Country House B&B
Foxghyll Country House B&B

Under Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9LL

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rufty Tuftys, Armitt Museum and Gallery, and Amblesid …

£80
The Mortal Man Inn
The Mortal Man Inn

Beckside, Windermere LA 23 1PL

4.2 out of 5 (62 reviews)

Located in Troutbeck, this inn is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Townend and within 3 mi (5 km) of Wansfell Pike and Treetop Trek. …

£69
Merewood Country House
Merewood Country House

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this hotel is steps from Treetop Trek and Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre. Townend and …

£89
Best Western The Burnside Hotel
Best Western The Burnside Hotel

Kendal Road, Windermere LA23 3EP

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (36 reviews)

Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire and 2.7 mi (4. …

£77
Rothay Garden Hotel
Rothay Garden Hotel

Broadgate, Ambleside LA22 9RJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in Grasmere, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Herdy Shop, Grasmere Garden Village, and Helm Crag …

£119
High Grassings Bed & Breakfast
High Grassings Bed & Breakfast

Outgate, Ambleside LA22 0PU

3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of Beatrix Potter Gallery, Church of St Mary, and …

£79
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JX

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Located in Langdale, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Harrison Stickle and within 3 mi (5 km) of Langdale Boulders and Pike …

£109
Rum Doodle B&B
Rum Doodle B&B

Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (14 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of World of Beatrix Potter and Old Laundry Theatre. Lake …

£88
Thorneyfield Guest House
Thorneyfield Guest House
0.5 mi from Waterhead
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (97 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Rufty Tuftys, Ambleside Climbing Wall, and Armitt …

£70
Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel
Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel
0.6 mi from Waterhead
3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (280 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rufty Tuftys, Armitt Museum and Gallery, and Ambleside …

£115
Nanny Brow
Nanny Brow
0.8 mi from Waterhead
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (48 reviews)

Located in Lake District, this luxury bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ambleside Roman Fort and Rufty Tuftys. …

£117
Langdale Hotel And Spa
Langdale Hotel And Spa
3 mi from Waterhead
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (106 reviews)

This family-friendly Ambleside hotel is located in a rural location, within 1 mi (2 km) of Allan Bank and Langdale Boulders …

£125
The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant
The Queen's Head Inn and Restaurant
3.3 mi from Waterhead
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Located in Hawkshead, this inn is 0 mi (0.1 km) from Church of St Mary and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Hill Top. Beatrix Potter …

£92
Macdonald Swan Hotel
Macdonald Swan Hotel
3.6 mi from Waterhead
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (108 reviews)

Located in Grasmere, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Herdy Shop, Grasmere Garden Village, and Helm Crag. St …

£78
The Burn How Garden House Hotel
The Burn How Garden House Hotel
4.2 mi from Waterhead
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (116 reviews)

Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Bowness Bay Marina - Electric boat hire and 2.7 mi (4. …

£125
Linthwaite House
Linthwaite House
4.7 mi from Waterhead
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (147 reviews)

This romantic Lake District guesthouse is set on a hilltop overlooking Lake Windermere, with numerous walking trails and …

£134

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Pocket Guide: Waterhead

Visiting Ambleside

Visitors will appreciate the restaurants, bars, and spas in Ambleside. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and relaxing, lakefront city can discover its natural parks, shopping, and museums.
  • There are 3 Ambleside hotels
  • June is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Manchester (MAN), 78.3 mi (126 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Ambleside

  • Well-known for its museums and attractions such as Hill Top, Armitt Museum and Gallery, and Wray Castle
  • The lakeside, parks, and gardens highlight the natural beauty, and places to visit include Wansfell Pike, Dora's Field, and Alcock Tarn
  • Shopping is tops in the area, and Grasmere Garden Village is a favourite locale for retail therapy

Staying in Ambleside

You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Regent by the Lake Hotel, averaging GBP 175.11/night
  • Lake House, averaging GBP 171.47/night
Regent by the Lake Hotel, a 3-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.4 out of 5 user rating. Also Lake House has a 4.4 rating by guests.

Dressing for Ambleside

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the nighttime average to be 0°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September averages 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Ambleside is 21 millimetres
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