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Holiday Cottages In Ambleside To Rent

Holiday Cottages in Ambleside

With its closeness to the stunning Windermere and with bags of charm and character, Ambleside is a top destination for a cottage holiday. There are lots of great holiday cottages in Ambleside, ideal if you’re planning a hiking trip and need something large and spacious, or fancy a spontaneous romantic escape and you’re after an idyllic traditional terrace.

Cottages are ideal for holidaymakers who want unique, charming accommodation that’s big on comfort and quality. There are holiday cottages in Ambleside for all tastes and budgets, including little hidden gems with bags of character and larger luxury apartments with lots of extra little touches such as hot tubs, king sized beds, and roaring log fires. There are even plenty of pet-friendly options, so you needn’t leave your furry friend at home!

Things to do on your Ambleside cottage holiday

Ambleside is one of the most popular towns in the Lake District, perfectly placed to enjoy the very best of this stunning National Park. Holiday cottages in Ambleside put you in easy reach of Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England. There’s lots to see and do around the lake, and you can even head out on the water aboard a lake steamer.

As well as magnificent lakes, the Lake District is famous for its miles and miles of hiking trails. Ambleside holiday cottages make the perfect base camp for a hiking holiday and you’ll find some top-drawer walks in the area. If you want some breathtaking views, check out the rugged uplands of Tarn Hows, or head over to the mysterious beauty of Elterwater Waterfall. Ambleside is so popular with hillwalkers and mountaineers that you’ll find lots of hiking shops in the town, so you’ll have no problem getting kitted out once you there!

If you’re looking for a truly memorable holiday experience, whether you’re after a weekend romantic break, a hiking excursion with your friends, or a family holiday with your pet in tow, Ambleside holiday cottages grant you the freedom to enjoy your time off exactly how you want to, in the comfortable and quality surroundings of your very own little home from home.

Ambleside Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Cranford

    Cranford

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S39249

    Cranford is a first floor flat built in traditional Lakeland slate situated in the village of Ambleside in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Boasting two double bedrooms and one twin with a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep six ...

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    • Big Cottages - Ambleside Cottage

    Ambleside Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S90591

    Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double and 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC. Entrance hall. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with roof top view. Outdoor utilit...

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    • Big Cottages - Tarn Moss

    Tarn Moss

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S4491

    Tarn Moss is a single-storey cabin on a small park three miles from Ambleside. The property has a double room and a room with children's bunks. There is also a shower room, and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. O...

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    • Big Cottages - Deerholm

    Deerholm

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S4473

    Deerholm is a delightful, detached cottage set in a spectacular location, four miles from Hawkshead in the Lake District National Park. With five bedrooms, including one king-size with en-suite bathroom, two further standard doubles, one twin and ...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Todd Crag View

    Todd Crag View

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S88174



    Given its excellent position at the northern tip of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes. The town itself is famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17...

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    • Big Cottages - Rothay 17

    Rothay 17

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S72990



    Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here with numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lake...

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    • Big Cottages - Fell Foot Cottage

    Fell Foot Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S3159



    Little Langdale is a hamlet of a few scattered stone houses and a pub in the valley of the same name. The Three Shires Inn gets its name from the location two miles away where the boundaries of the old counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, ...

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    • Big Cottages - Hunter's Moon

    Hunter's Moon

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S4486



    Skelwith Bridge is located in the heart of the Lake District near to Grasmere, Ambleside and Lake Windermere. The Skelwith Bridge Hotel and Talbot Pub, dating back to the 17th century sit in the centre of the village.

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    • Big Cottages - Shepherd's Cottage

    Shepherd's Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S13499



    The picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Cars are banned from the village, leaving visitors free to wander the weal...

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    • Big Cottages - The Old Laundry

    The Old Laundry

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S49789



    Given its excellent position at the northern tip of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes. The town itself is famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaysider's Apartment 2

    Quaysider's Apartment 2

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S70360



    Given its excellent position at the northern tip of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes. The town itself is famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaysider's Apartment 3

    Quaysider's Apartment 3

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S70358



    Given its excellent position at the northern tip of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes. The town itself is famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17...

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    • Big Cottages - Todd Crag

    Todd Crag

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S25981



    Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat tr...

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    • Big Cottages - Lund

    Lund

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S89524



    The village of Far Sawrey has a pub/restaurant, whilst Bowness, with all its shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, is just a short distance across the lake by ferry. There are plenty of walking opportunities with local footpaths, and ...

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    • Big Cottages - Tower House

    Tower House

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S72311

    Tower House is so named, as the cottage is the front part of the Grade II listed church with the church tower. Located in part of the conservation area known as Chapel Hill and How Head, there has been a church on the site since 1550, but the curr...

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    • Big Cottages - Sethera

    Sethera

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S90040

    Sethera, Ambleside is a light second-floor apartment with lovely views over the fells, located in the Waterhead area of Ambleside. The apartment is close to the shops, cafes and bars of Ambleside, as well as being within easy reach of Lake Winderm...

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    • Big Cottages - Waterhead Apartment C

    Waterhead Apartment C

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S89872

    Waterhead Apartment C is situated near Ambleside in the Lake District. There is a double bedroom, twin bedroom sleeps 4.and a bathroom .Laundry room, shared with other apartments. Onsite indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna. The two bedroom ...

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    • Big Cottages - Shambles Cottage

    Shambles Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S83995

    Situated in the picturesque Lake District National Park and ideal for guests who enjoy walking, cycling and water sports.
    Nestled away down a quiet back street, Shambles Cottage is a traditional Lakeland slate fronted terraced cottage that h...

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    • Big Cottages - Water Howes Cottage

    Water Howes Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S58107

    Contemporary style and Lakeland character are perfectly combined in this traditional cottage, just a stroll away from Ambleside village centre and the shores of Lake Windermere.
    Situated in the heart of the vibrant town of Ambleside, decorat...

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    • Big Cottages - Heather Cottage

    Heather Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S89817



    Ambleside is a true Lake District village with facilities and amenities for all, there is a large selection of shops ranging from walking and climbing to antiques and art galleries. Numerous restaurants, tea rooms and bars provide a welcom...

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    • Big Cottages - Swallows Lodge

    Swallows Lodge

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S72727

    This is a super property in a stunning location, where you can enjoy the plethora of activities or simply relax on the decking.
    Swallows Lodge located in the Troutbeck Valley, offers a very good standard of lodge accommodation. The property ...

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    • Big Cottages - Hillside

    Hillside

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S124771

    Retaining original features, this restored traditional cottage lies ½ mile from Ambleside with Lake Windermere also close by.
    Prepare to be charmed when you stay at Hillside Cottage! This characterful 18th-century cottage is set withi...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Nook

    Cosy Nook

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S124997

    This is an ideal base for two couples or a small family wishing to discover the Lake District National Park with its plethora of attractions.
    Cosy Nook is a traditional terraced cottage built over three floors, and taking advantage of the el...

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    • Big Cottages - Waterhead Apartment E

    Waterhead Apartment E

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Ambleside

    S89930

    Ground floor or first floor with patio area or balcony. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and double sofa bed. Drying cupboard. Shared use of a...

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