With so many family-friendly places to visit, activities, places to eat, Ambleside is a perfect base for your family to enjoy the best the Lakes has to offer.
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Church Cottage is a fabulous example of a traditional Lakeland stone cottage with all the modern day conveniences that are on your self catering holiday wish...
2 bedrooms Up to 3 guests
A quaint, stone-built cottage providing superb facilities for the smaller party. Set well back and nestled amongst mature trees and shrubs
Comfortable cottage sitting in the very heart of Ambleside, enjoying a central location that will appeal to walkers and families
3 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly
Grade II listed, central Ambleside location providing superb accommodation for a special celebration break, whatever time of year you choose to visit
2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests
The perfect choice for a Lakeland cottage holiday, whatever time of year you choose to visit this part of the Lakes
2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly
A pretty whitewashed Lakeland cottage in a super handy location within a minute’s walk of all the outdoorsy village has to offer
What a find Blue Hill is! For up to 4 adults, two private parking spaces and there’s no need to leave your pet at home as it's welcomed here
Comfortable spacious living areas that enjoy an enviable, elevated position above the centre of Ambleside in an area known as High Gale
A 5 minutes walk into the village. In the elevated old Fisherbeck part of Ambleside welcoming up to 4 adults, and your four-legged friends
A traditional home enjoying lovely views across the adjacent sheep dotted fields, close to both Ambleside town and the shore of Windermere
A cosy, traditional retreat perched in an elevated position above the village of Ambleside, ideal for a family and your four legged friend!
Parts of Hazelnut Cottage date back to the 17th century, the cottage once the village toffee shop and fondly remembered as such by many locals in the...
Heather Cottage has been lovingly thought out by the current owners. It's a great rural base for couples and families alike
Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston
The cottage is perfect for family stays or two couples travelling together and, you can bring your bikes as we have secure storage
Perched at the top of the affectionately known Peggy Hill, a quaint and ancient conservation area, sits the aptly named Hillside Cottage
4 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly
Beautiful Victorian retreat enjoying a prime location set in a quiet side lane in the heart of the popular village of Ambleside
3 bedrooms Up to 4 guests
Ideally located in the heart of vibrant Ambleside, Rydale provides an attractive base for two couples, with fantastic views
Offering a perfect 180-degree view across the slate-covered rooftops of Ambleside towards St. Mary’s steeple and the majestic mountains beyond
Ideally placed to enjoy the delights of this scenic village where attractions and facilities can be sampled on foot with no need for your car
A fine example of an Arts and Crafts property just oozing original features, character, and the unquestionable charm of the era
A super comfortable and spacious retreat located on the fringes of popular Ambleside in a quiet, residential location known as Fisherbeck
3 bedrooms Up to 5 guests
Within a couple of minutes walk from the heart of Ambleside. An ideal base for those who prefer the convenience of a village centre location
In a cluster of similar cottages, Ghyll End sits at the end of the row, enjoying lovely views towards the local fell range
3 bedrooms Up to 5 guests Pet Friendly
This pretty cottage sits in one of the oldest parts of Ambleside. Offering a convenient and comfortable retreat, any time of the year
A well planned, well-equipped retreat that is sure to be a firm favourite with visitors of all ages, whatever time of year you visit the Lakes
Quiet yet conveniently placed, Woolly End Cottage makes for a welcoming base to explore the very best of The Lake District
Enjoying an excellent location beside Blue Hill Wood on Wansfell making this a superb choice for an outdoorsy and adventure holiday.
3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly
A much cherished, Lakeland home set elevated above the village, from where walkers can access a wealth of famous walks
3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests
Set over three floors is exceptionally well presented and enjoys a fantastic location directly opposite the famous Bridge House
A truly stunning retreat. The perfect place to spend precious time with your nearest and dearest and create magical holiday memories together
In an elevated position overlooking Ambleside with fantastic views of Loughrigg Fell and only a stone throw away from the town centre
A traditional Lakeland abode, delightfully detached, slightly elevated, and away from the hustle and bustle of Ambleside’s high streets
A self-catered cottage in the heart of popular Ambleside, having a central location that will appeal to walkers and families alike.
Sitting proudly above Ambleside, this charming Victorian terrace cottage enjoys fine views over the town and her surrounding fell range
You’ll be hard pushed to find a better 180-degree view over Ambleside and to the fells beyond than from the lounge and terrace at Hillcrest
Just a short distance from Ambleside and Hawkshead, Kirkley Bank offers superb value accommodation for a family group
Offering a winning combination of space and comfort and ticks all the boxes in terms of your holiday home wish list
Sitting right on the River Rothay, you can enjoy watching or listening to the river and abundant local wildlife through the garden
The perfect haven for two or three couples seeking a contemporary and quality retreat in the centre of Lakeland’s most cosmopolitan village
A characterful retreat over 3 floors with views of the Bridge House and The Golden Rule just around the corner, in the heart of Ambleside
Sitting close to the shores of Rydal Water 1 Cote Howe is the perfect base for your Lakeland self-catering holiday, any time of the year
The perfect getaway for an outdoorsy group in an enviable location, nestling in the shadow of Rydal Mount, directly under Nab Scar
4 bedrooms Up to 8 guests Pet Friendly
Delightfully detached, modern 3 bedroom home enjoying panoramic Grasmere fell views from every room in the house
Just a stones throw from the main street, Greta View offers quality three-bedroom accommodation in the centre of popular Keswick
Great value accommodation for a larger family or gathering of close friends seeking a centrally based, comfortable retreat
4 bedrooms Up to 7 guests Pet Friendly
A superb example of a modern-day, self-catering retreat, perfectly placed in a quiet, residential backwater of popular Ambleside
The perfect family retreat in a fantastic location. Sleeping a party of 8, with a view of the Bridge House in the heart of Ambleside.
Slightly elevated, in a quiet part of Ambleside, this is a superb base for exploring everything the surrounding villages have to offer
4 bedrooms Up to 8 guests
Set well back from Rydal Road enjoying a super convenient location for exploring all that popular Ambleside has to offer
You really would struggle to find a more centrally located retreat for a larger party in Ambleside, and certainly one with an in-house sauna!
Meander down the steps through the lovely tiered garden, enjoy your morning breakfast on the banks of the River Brathay
Mature tiered gardens are perfect for family get-togethers and BBQs with a secluded garden patio giving envious views over the Langdales
5 bedrooms Up to 9 guests Pet Friendly
The perfect venue for a larger gathering of friends and family looking to spend quality time together in outstanding surroundings
7 bedrooms Up to 14 guests Pet Friendly
Who wouldn’t want to share the Lake District with their four legged friend? Don’t leave your pooch at home, choose our pet friendly cottages
A chance for you to come to the Lakes and make wonderful memories while spending quality time with loved ones.
We have a fantastic range of Christmas Retreats to choose from to get together with all your loved ones over the festive season.
Have we just added your new favourite Lake District holiday home? Take a look at the latest additions to the Lakeland Retreats family
Whether fittings, location, character, or a combination of all three, the following offer a way to move through the Lakes in sophistication
Wake in the Lake District to the sound of babbling rivers or lapping waves. Step from your doorstep into a landscape forged by ice and water
Looking for quality time as a couple? The Lake District is full of romantic getaways, walks, views, places to picnic, wine & dine
If you want direct access to the fells, a chance to explore the Lakes from the doorstep of your retreat then we’ve got you covered!
Want to really escape to the country? Carve out your own little piece of Lake District heaven in our most remote properties
Not living in the country doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the best bits of the lifestyle. Escape to live the simple country life.
Because we believe everyone should be able to enjoy the Lake District, we'll find a retreat to fit your budget