Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Ambleside is ready to explore

The lake and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ambleside. Well-liked for its hiking, football games and spas, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ambleside

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ambleside a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Windermere Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Brantwood (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Rookin House Activity Centre (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ambleside

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ambleside is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dora's Field (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Wansfell Pike (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Skelwith Force (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Alcock Tarn (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Helm Crag (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Easdale Tarn (4 mi / 6.4 km)

Where to stay around Ambleside?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,467 vacation rentals near Ambleside. From 840 Cottages to 1,485 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ambleside for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ambleside?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ambleside. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Harrison Stickle: 2,911 vacation rentals
  • Wansfell Pike: 3,016 vacation rentals
  • Pike of Stickle: 2,909 vacation rentals
  • Tarn Hows: 2,970 vacation rentals
  • Armitt Museum and Gallery: 3,039 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ambleside listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ambleside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 840 Cottages in Ambleside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ambleside include:

  • Houses: 1,485 rentals available
  • Cabins: 840 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 840 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ambleside?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 111 vacation rentals with pool available in Ambleside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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