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Ambleside lies just north west of Windermere, and is at the northern end of lake Windermere itself. It is a picturesque town which has retained its charm, and the multitude of walking gear shops mean even the most enthusiastic shoppers needs will be met! The area around Ambleside provides a good range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Ambleside camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Ambleside area include:
Greenhowe Caravan Park, Ambleside,Cumbria. 015394 37231.
Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Low Wray, Near Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32039.
Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, Skelwith Fold, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32277.
Great Langdale National Trust Campsite, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 37668 .
Fallbarrow Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 015394 44422.
Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Estate, Windermere, Cumbria. 015395 31578.
Limefitt Park, Troutbeck, near Windermere, Cumbria. 015394 32300.
White Cross Bay Caravan Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 443937.
Windermere Camping, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 442619.
Borrowdale Campsite, Borrowdale Road, near Rosthwaite, Cumbria. 017687 77602.
Hollows Farm Grange, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 77298.
Low Manesty Caravan Club Site, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 01768 777275.
Seathwaite Campsite & Camping Barn, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 017687 77394.
Seatoller Campsite, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Cumbria. 017687 77232.
Stonethwaite Campsite, Stonethwaite, Borrowdale Valley, Cumbria. 017687 77234.
Youdale Knot Holiday Caravan, Borrowdale,Cumbria. 017687 77216.
Attractions: Ambleside lies next to Rydal Mount, the historic house and gardens of William Wordsworth. Nearby Grasmere also has a huge range of things to do. Grasmere village has a great selection of places to eat and drink, as well as a wide range of shops. It is most famous for its many connections with William Wordsworth, the most famous being Dove Cottage. You can also visit Grasmere Church, and even get your name engraved in a paving stone in the Worsdworth Daffodil Garden. There are a number of other interesting attractions and shops in Grasmere, including the Heaton Cooper Studio.
Fells: Ambleside lies to the south-
Places to eat: Tweedies Bar and Restaurant -
Grid Ref: NY 377 045
Map: Explorer map OL7
Info: Shops, Pubs, Restaurants, Bank
Villages: Grasmere, Ambleside, Borrowdale, Windermere, Elterwater, Grange, Rosthwaite
Fells: High Raise, Fairfield, Dollywaggon Pike, Langdale Pikes, Helvellyn
Lakes: Grasmere, Windermere, Thirlmire, Coniston, Rydal Water
View on Map: Ambleside on a map
More info: Ambleside Tourist Info
Things to do: Ambleside
Nearest Bus Stop: Ambleside
Nearest Train: Windermere
Great Range of Holiday Cottages in the Lake District from Sykes Cottages -
Ambleside Joinery from Stephen Dixon Joinery Limited.