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Cumbria : Ambleside
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Ambleside is a town in Cumbria. It is located at the head of Windermere, England’s largest lake, within the Lake District National Park.

Boats at Ambleside. Jetty for steamers in the background.

Get in

Get around


  • The Armitt Library and Museum - provides a fascinating source of local history
  • Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall
  • Bridge House – a 17th century structure over Stock Ghyll, now used as an information centre for the national Trust.


Feed the swans near the jetty.

Ambleside Ducks.jpg





  • The Drunken Duck Inn, [1] Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0NG, Telephone +44 15394 36347, email: Tariff £90 upwards.
  • Ambleside Lodge, [2] Bed and Breakfast, Ambleside Lodge, Rothay Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0EJ, Telephone +44 15394 31681, e-mail: Tariff £30 upwards.

Get out

  • Rydal Mount – home of William Wordsworth[3]

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