The Lake District is truly breathtaking and our local knowledge will make all the difference to your Lake District break.
Canoeing on Coniston (c) LDNPA
Caption: Canoeing on Coniston (c) LDNPA

With so many great activities and attractions available for all the family, right on our doorstep, the question is where to start to get the most out of your stay?


A uniquely special place (situated within 5 miles of Hawkshead, Grasmere and Bowness-on-Windermere) Ambleside has a warm, friendly atmosphere and a host of things to enjoy all year round.

For a small town we've got lots to offer, a multitude of small specialist shops, excellent restaurants, lively pubs and three cinemas!

With the town on our doorstep, a day out can start right outside our front door. Relax without the car by taking a pleasant stroll to Lake Windermere, less than one mile away, or get behind the wheel and explore the stunning natural beauty of the Lake District.

Ambleside’s spectacular location offers a wide choice of walking and cycling throughout the year, from gentle strolls, to the challenges of the high fells. All with spectacular scenery.

Visit Hayes Garden World today, experience a fun day out for all the family. Hayes Garden World, Lake Road Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0DW. Telephone: 015394 33434

Local Attractions

The huge choice of local attractions makes Ambleside the perfect choice for visitors to the Lake District.

From the Armitt Gallery, Museum and Library - home of much of Beatrix Potter's work - to Zeffirelli's Cinema and a host of Outdoor retailers, our staff will be on hand during your stay to help you choose what's best for you.

Kitted out with maps for stunning walking routes, guides and leaflets galore, you're sure to make the most of your trip to nature's playground with a stay at Lakes Lodge!

Book online now or give us a ring on +44 (0)15394 33240 to start planning your stay.

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