Ambleside is located on the shores of Lake Windermere where boat trips can be enjoyed, hop off at one of the stops to explore Windermere or Lakeside before catching the boat back to Ambleside.With a wealth of shops ranging from antique, clothes and art galleries Ambleside is perfect for finding that unique gift or for wondering around on a day away from the fells. Numerous bars and restaurants spring to life at night with a lively atmosphere and delicious aromas tempt you into the restaurants.Surrounded by mountains there are some stunning walks right from the door including Stockghyll Falls a magnificent 70ft waterfall. Brockhole Visitor Centre is midway between Ambleside and Windermere and is a fantastic day out for young and old alike. Being centrally located in the Lake District exploring is easy, head south to Windermere and Bowness, or jump on the Windermere cruiser and alight at either Bowness or Lakeside.To the north you pass through Grasmere on the way to Keswick which is within a 20 minute drive or a scenic trip over Kirkstone Pass takes you to Lake Ullswater.
Stockghyll Force, Lake District
Waterwheel at Ambleside, English Lake District
Windermere port in Lake district, countryside lake view in England, with cruise boats in Windermere under blue sky.