Lake District Cottages

The Gatehouse Cottage

The Gatehouse Cottage

The Lake District is one of the most popular tourist destinations with holidaymakers from the UK and further afield, and it’s partly down to the stunning views and plethora of great walking routes. However, the sheer number of top quality cottages in the lake district makes this National Park all the more enticing for visitors. Holiday cottages in the Ambleside area in particular, have plenty of great places to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

If you’re visiting Ambleside, accommodation is plentiful, regardless of whether you’re travelling alone, as a family, with a group of friends or even with your partner. Some of the best Cumbrian cottages are within easy reach of a village, town or popular walking route.

Here are some of the best holiday cottages in and around Ambleside:

Glenmore Cottage:

Just a couple of minutes’ walk away from the centre of Ambleside, this cottage is ideal for a family of between four and six people, and has all mod cons including a kitchen, bathroom and living room complete with TV. If you have kids, then you’ll be pleased to know that this cottage is very close to a park and adventure playground, while shopping for amenities won’t take a long drive.

The Gatehouse (Deluxe):

Gatehouse Interior

Gatehouse Interior

Winner of the Gold award, this cottage lies just above Ambleside, with spectacular views of the village. Its award-winning status is down to its high quality, and is an ideal place for a large family or group of friends to stay at. Each bedroom is individually themed, while the thoroughly modern kitchen is perfect for an aspiring chef to do their best with locally-sourced ingredients.


Just a few minutes away from the heart of Ambleside, Eskdale is perfect for a couple to spend a weekend away from the rigours of urban life. Secluded from the bustle of the village, it’s a great place to spend some time together in luxury and comfort, and you can walk around Wansfell and Red Screes from your doorstep.

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