Historic, Grade II Apartment With Direct Literary Links To William Wordsworth
Located in the very heart of popular Ambleside, Wordsworth’s Stamp House proudly displays an English Heritage plaque denoting the building’s Grade II listing and importance. The former workplace of England’s most famous poet, William Wordsworth, the property dates back to 1700 and in 1813, William became postmaster and distributor of stamps for the county of Westmorland for a salary of £400 per year. What was his former office has undergone a major refurbishment to provide generously proportioned, luxurious accommodation for modern-day visitors.
Sitting at the top of Church Street, Wordsworth’s Stamp House is ideally placed to enjoy the delights of this scenic village where a wealth of attractions and facilities can be sampled on foot with little or no need to use your car. Wonderful walking can be had straight from the doorstep and our knowledgeable team are only too happy to share with you their own favourite routes to help you get the best out of your visit. Although you have everything here to properly self-cater, it’s always nice to eat out at least once during your stay. The Lakes are renowned for offering a superb collection of fine dining experiences including five Michelin Star restaurants, one of which, The Old Stamp House located almost adjacent to the apartment – booking is advisable.