The Ambleside Inn

The Ambleside Inn, Market Place, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BU

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Located in the heart of the town of Ambleside, this traditional Lakeland slate building has been welcoming visitors for over 300 years. If you’re looking for the perfect pub to stay in Ambleside in the Lake District, The Ambleside Inn is the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore from.

From water sports and boating on Windermere, to spectacular fell walks to Loughrigg Fell as well as some excellent shopping in the quirky shops and stores in Ambleside, there’s something for everyone in this friendly town, with The Ambleside Inn in its centre.

Property Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dog/Pet Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Hiking

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Rooms

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The Lake District is one of the most popular UK holiday destinations thanks to its picturesque settings, an abundance of activities, and showstopping views and nature – it really is the perfect way to escape city life, even if it is just for the weekend.

When you’re staying in the lakes, you want it to feel authentic; our fantastic rooms here at The Ambleside Inn are filled with character and warmth, adding to the overall experience of your breaks in the UK.

Our dog friendly rooms extend a warm welcome to four-legged friends too, meaning you’ll never have to leave your canine behind! Simply add this option during the booking process and enjoy a wonderful stay with your dog by your side. 

The Inn Collection Group is a wonderful collection of pubs, rooms, and restaurants spanning across the north of England, specialising in great beer, proper food, and comfortable rooms in equal quantities to ensure that you’ve got everything you could ever wish for in one cosy location.

Please note, images showcase room types as accurately as possible, however rooms do slightly vary. Contact our central reservations team on  0191 580 3610 for more information. 

Double Room

Double Room

Spacious and comfortable rooms with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Bedroom safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

These comfortable double rooms include a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary free WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Double or Twin Room

Double or Twin Room

Spacious and comfortable rooms with a king sized bed or two single and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Bedroom safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Dog friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our double or twin rooms are spacious, well appointed rooms. All rooms offer a comfortable king bed that can be twinned into two singles, a spacious en-suite bathroom, a desk area and a wide range of facilities including free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Family Room with Bunks

Family Room with Bunks

Spacious family rooms with a double bed, an en-suite bathroom and bunks for children.

  • 4 people
  • Bedroom safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Dog friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our spacious family rooms are equipped with a double bed and bunk beds as well as an en-suite bathroom, a desk area and a wide range of facilities including free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Single Room

Single Room

Our single rooms include a comfortable single bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 1 person
  • Bedroom safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Dog friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our single rooms are perfect for the solo traveller and each enjoys a comfortable single bed and an en-suite bathroom, a desk area and a wide range of facilities including free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Food & Drink

Food service: 7:30am – 9:00pm daily

Whether your fuelling up for a day’s exploring with a hearty breakfast, stopping by for smaller plates with colleagues or friends, or lingering over lunches or evening meals, enjoy a menu packed with quality seasonal and local ingredients and freshly cooked to order.

Tuck into The Ambleside Inn’s Sunday carvery from 12 noon until 5pm, with heaped helpings of hand-carved beef, pork or turkey with crunchy roast potatoes, towering yorkshire puddings, lashings of rich gravy and all the trimmings.

For your little ones, The Ambleside Inn’s children’s menu won’t disappoint. With a wide selection of tasty dishes, we’ll be a firm favourite for all the family.

Explore

Hidden in the heart of ancient Cumbria in North West England lies a National Park known the world over. The Lake District boasts stone circles, glacial lakes, magnificent views, and a history dating back to the Neolithic Period - all waiting for you to discover.

  • 10 minute walk to Ambleside Pier

  • 10 minute drive to Windermere

  • 15 minute drive to World of Beatrix Potter

  • 18 minute walk to Stock Ghyll Force

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Things to do

  • Grasmere Gingerbread

    Invented by Victorian cook Sarah Nelson in 1985 in the village from where it gets its name, no trip to the Lake District is complete without a stop off at the Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

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  • The World of Beatrix Potter

    Explore the enchanting world that Beatrix Potter created in her books as all 23 of the famous tales are brought to life, recreating the beautiful Lake District countryside.

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  • The Waterhead Inn

    Ambleside, Lake District

    With Lake Windermere literally on the doorstep and the popular Ambleside town centre an easy stroll away, this Cumbrian classic is not to be missed.

  • The Wateredge Inn

    Ambleside, Lake District

    The prime spot on Windermere sits The Wateredge Inn - a fantastic inn perfect for Lake District getaways.

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