Pet Friendly Self Catered Cottage for 6, Ambleside - Riverside Lodge

Self Catered Cottage, Sleeps 6, Ambleside

Riverside Lodge

Enjoy the river through the garden

An abundance of local wildlife to see

Riverside Lodge is a property of extensive charm and character, the property had a full refurbishment making it an ideal choice for families or couples holidaying together.

Sitting right on the River Rothay, where you can enjoy watching or listening to the river through the garden, there is an abundance of local wildlife to see including the herons, ducks and even an otter has been spotted on occasion. The property is also suited to the adventures who would like to kayak or paddle board down to Lake Windermere from the doorstep.

Riverside Lodge boasts Burgess beds, quality linens, chesterfield sofas and a games room on the ground floor with a full size pool table and snug perfect for an evening in.

Being only a short 5 minute walk into the centre of Ambleside or to the head of Lake Windermere, you will be perfectly placed to enjoy the boat trips available, local pubs, cafes and shops. Ambleside has an extensive range of restaurants available to cater for all your party.
Loughrigg Fell is just one of the many walks from the door, including Wansfell and the challenging Fairfield Horseshoe, please ask if you would like a local guide!

Please note that an Environmental Agency rod licence is required for fishing (available online) available in season between 15th March – 30th September. The stretch of the River Rothay is outside of WADAA control hence guests do not require an additional fishing licence.


Ground Floor:

  • The property has gas central heating throughout with Lakeland stone flagged floors.
  • Snug: Freesat TV with comfortable seating around a large log burner (initial fuel supplied)
  • Games area: With full size pool table, cues, walking maps and books
  • Boot and drying room
  • Shared Laundry: with washing machine and tumble dryer

First Floor:

  • Lounge: Freesat TV, Blue-ray player and DVD player, deep comfortable leather Chesterfield Sofas around a log burner (initial fuel supplied)
  • Dining Room: with large dining table for all guests
  • Kitchen: with dishwasher, microwave, double oven , induction hob, fridge/freezer

Top Floor:

  • Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed, Freesat TV and ensuite shower room
  • Bedroom 2: 3ft 6in twin beds with Freeview TV
  • Bedroom 3: 3ft 6in twin beds with Freeview TV
  • Bathroom: Luxurious bathroom with large bath, seperate shower, hand basin and WC


  • All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and highchair available from Lakeland Retreats
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Covered porch large enough to accommodate six bikes at the property. The porch is not used for access.
  • Shared garden with lawn overlooking the river with seating
  • 2 well behaved pet allowed and a crate is available

Please note: The access to the property is from the main parking area and via a private footbridge, unloading at the door only.

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