Lake District Towns & Villages

Ambleside is located in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere. Ambleside is a busy Lakeland market town with everything a visitor could want from outdoor shops offering tackle for walkers and climbers,craft shops,galleries and numerous cafe’s and restaurants.For those who want to take it easy there are strolls along the shore, boat trips on the lake and many other things to do and see.
Ambleside is an ideal base for a walking holiday with access to the local fells and mountains.
Things to see in Ambleside:
Stockghyll force is a “must see” waterfall of great beauty.Stockghyll is a short walk from the centre of Ambleside, behind the Salutation Hotel, and is an impressive 70 foot waterfall which can be seen from a railed viewpoint.
Stock Ghyll which is a tributary of the River Rothay, cascades down through a series of waterfalls to the centre of Ambleside and it was here that the watermills were driven to produce bobb