Cottage rentals in Ambleside, Cumbria, England
Rural country cottages in Ambleside. Ambleside lies in the heart of the Lake District National Park amidst magnificent scenery. There are great walking paths leading through the hills, and opportunities for climbing and mountaineering in the Langdale Valley. Mountain bikers will also find plentiful tracks. Ambleside is graced with several interesting shops, quality restaurants, and excellent pubs. You will also find art galleries and museums in the area.
Facts about what Ambleside offers for Self-Catering Holidays
At nearby Grasmere you can visit the poet Wordsworth’s old home Dove Cottage, before heading off into Lakeland to encounter the many of the landscapes he described. Windermere is just a few miles south with its famous lake offering pleasant cruises on steamers and launches, the Lakeside Steam Railway and the Aquarium of the Lakes.
Nearby Grizedale Forest Park provides interesting woodland, with more walking and cycling paths as well as an aerial assault course and an award winning sculpture trail. Travel a little further and you can get to the market town of Kendal or the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We trust that you will enjoy your self-catering holiday in Ambleside.