Great walks right from Ambleside town centre

Ambleside town centre

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The great thing about a holiday to the Lake District and a specially Ambleside is that you are never far from an excellent walk with stunning views.  Stay in one of the many excellent Ambleside hotels and you can leave the car behind as you walk straight out onto the fells or along the lake shore.

Ambleside town centre is easily reached by road, only 20 miles from the M6 motorway, also is served by several bus services, including National Express. Rail travel is to Windermere, four miles away with easy bus and taxi access. In addition there is a direct Manchester Airport/Windermere rail link.

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The Top 5 Best Luxury Hotels in Ambleside

The English Lake District is ideal for bon vivants. In the last couple of decades, standards in catering at Ambleside Hotels have been raised to an unprecedented level, appealing now to the most discriminating tastes. With a huge selection of cosmopolitan restaurants, and the chance to try a range of distinctive local ales in cosy pubs, a food and drink connoisseur’s cup runneth over here. If the good life’s what you’re after then a few exclusive hotels in Ambleside can cater to your every whim. Click here to read more »