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Ambleside: find natural beauty and charming holiday cottages in England's cosiest town
Enjoy the quiet, rural life of the Lake District with a holiday cottage in Ambleside. You can enjoy hiking trails, boating trips, and much more in this picturesque corner of the UK. Ambleside is close to a number of quaint towns such as Windermere and Bowness, which are within easy reach of the lodges dotted along the lakes.
Enjoy the area's famously beautiful landscapes and bracing fresh air, then head home to your traditional holiday cottage or cosy accommodation for a cup of tea and a book.
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You can choose from 929 beautiful lettings from 19 holiday letting websites in Ambleside, with prices beginning at £50 per night. By comparing these different offers, HomeToGo brings you the lowest prices as well as the highest rated accommodation options in Ambleside.
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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Ambleside from just £59 per night
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Ambleside
A few of the holiday rentals include a pool, which makes Ambleside an excellent destination for holidaymakers looking to spend their holidays poolside. In addition, more hotel rooms have pools than any other accommodation type. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 4, as that is the number of people they can welcome on average. You could also rent a holiday letting with a pool near the water, which is the case for all of the properties on offer there. Holidaymakers who are looking for a pet-friendly holiday rental will find Ambleside suitable, as many lettings are pet-friendly. If this is a top requirement for you, have a look at the cottage in Ambleside. This is the most pet-friendly type of accommodation there. You can also search for pet-friendly properties that are near the city centre. In Ambleside, a few of the rentals are situated within 2 kilometres of the city centre.
Price and Availability Index for Ambleside
Holiday Letting Price Information in Ambleside
The graph shows the average rental prices for the next twelve months in Ambleside. Holiday letting prices are the highest in May (21/05 - 28/05). Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in one week of November (12/11 - 19/11).
Holiday Home Availability Information in Ambleside
Check out the graph above to find out how many holiday rentals are available in Ambleside (in %). It is in July that you will find the week with the fewest available holiday lettings (30/07 - 06/08). The week with the highest percentage of available lettings is in November (26/11 - 03/12).
The Weather in Ambleside
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Above are the weather conditions for Ambleside. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. However, temperatures can go lower than 3° in Ambleside in February. The rainiest month is August, while the driest month is April.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in Ambleside
311 of the 929 listed lettings in Ambleside are cottage. They account for nearly half of the accommodation types in this destination (48.37%). These types of accommodation have an average size of 109 m² and cost, on average, £173 per night. Moreover, if you're travelling in a group of 4, cottage are an excellent property type in Ambleside, as they usually welcome 4 holidaymakers. You might also like to consider other accommodation options in Ambleside. For example, apartment rentals are another typical accommodation type in Ambleside, with 148 on offer. Apartment rentals have an average size of 70 m² in Ambleside.
Where to find the best food in Ambleside?
What to eat in Ambleside: Local food and fine wine
If you want to indulge in some good food and fine wine after a long day of hiking and sightseeing, the Old Stamp House Restaurant should be at the top of your list. With quality ingredients and locally sourced produce, the seasonal tasting menu provides a uniquely Cumbrian culinary experience. Knowledgeable staff, attentive service and exquisite food make this restaurant unmissable for visitors to Ambleside.
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Ambleside?
Jazz bars and literary legends: culture in Ambleside.
As well as an incomparable landscape and endless outdoor activities, you'll also find plenty of quirky museums and cultural experiences close to your Ambleside holiday cottage.
Take your family to Beatrix Potter’s 17th century farmhouse ‘Hill Top’ for a quintessentially British day out. Littered with Potter's favourite items, ‘Hill Top’ is a time capsule of her life that allows you an insight into one of England’s most treasured writers and illustrators.
If you are looking for a taste of Ambleside’s night-life, then head to Zeffirellis Jazz Bar where you will find world-class live music and a casual dining experience perfect for a relaxed evening out.
What are the must-see attractions in Ambleside?
What to see in Ambleside
Lying between lakes Coniston and Windermere, Grizedale Forest is the ideal place for a day out. Stroll through the forest and enjoy the scenery, or take your family for a thrilling day out climbing through the trees on GoApe.
For breath-taking panoramic views of the Lake District, visit Loughrigg Fell, where you can truly appreciate the area's unparalleled natural beauty. The hike to the top is great for those of you who are a little adventurous and don’t mind a rocky climb.
Located in Ambleside, Waterhead is a quintessential lakeside town. A family-oriented place where you can feed the ducks and enjoy a long lunch gazing out onto Lake Windermere.
An Ambleside landmark since the 17th century, Bridge House is a must-see for history lovers. It's a local and unique experience.
An exciting day for adults and children alike; with the option to arrive by boat, this Gothic castle is nestled in scenic grounds and provides history and entertainment - ideal for a family day out.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Ambleside?
On average, a Cottage or Apartment rentals in Ambleside costs £59 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Ambleside?
There are currently 929 holiday homes in Ambleside to browse and book for your next trip.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Ambleside?
Travellers planning holidays to Ambleside most often look for internet, TVs, and gardens when it comes to accommodation amenities.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Ambleside?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Ambleside will be pleased to know that there are 929 options on offer, with prices starting from just £59 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Ambleside holiday home?
Yes, there are 261 holiday homes in Ambleside that allow pets, with an average price of £203 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to Ambleside?
Sun lovers should visit Ambleside in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
Can you get discounts on holiday accommmodation in Ambleside?
You can find fabulous discounts on holiday homes in Ambleside with the cost per night for a letting beginning at £59 - and HomeToGo has created plenty of features that make it quick and simple to locate some outstanding deals. When considering different dates for a trip, try a search using HomeToGo's flexible dates technology to scan for great value time periods and find discounts of up to 51%. In addition, HomeToGo's 'distance from' filter lets you see top quality accommodation offers in lower-price, lesser-known locales that are just as close to the area of your choice, whether that's a beach, lake, ski region or city centre. Book early to get the benefits of good availability and top discounts - and do so with confidence by selecting HomeToGo's 'free cancellation' filter when searching for holiday accommodation.
What are the advantages of choosing a holiday rental in Ambleside with HomeToGo?
From serenity away from the crowds to plenty of room in which to have fun with your travel companions, holiday lettings in Ambleside bring many benefits. HomeToGo shows you real reviews written by previous guests, and searching is safe, easy, and hassle-free - so with 929 deals from 19 providers in the vicinity, you're sure to uncover the perfect place to stay with the amenities and features to suit you in Ambleside.
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