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Welcome to Ambleside

Situated Near Windermere, the largest natural lake in England, Ambleside is a small town in the heart of Cumbria. While records of the settlement go back to the Roman occupation of Britain, the town was mostly developed in the Victorian era. Though it remains a quaint, often overlooked settlement, many famous names from British history have lived and worked here, including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

Coming to Cumbria?

Cumbria is a largely rural and unspoilt area of England, and considered one of the most beautiful areas of Britain. It includes the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Eden Valley, and part of the Yorkshire Dales. Due to its stunning natural vistas, Cumbria has been a popular destination for UK breaks for years, with many holiday cottages, glamping grounds, and charming B&Bs springing up to accommodate the bustling tourism.

Hill Top - Home of one of Britain’s most beloved children’s authors

Hill Top is Beatrix Potter’s beautiful 17th-century farmhouse, that’s been preserved to look exactly as it did in the beloved children’s author’s time. The garden is an eclectic mix of herbs, flowers, fruits and vegetables, and each room is filled with some of Beatrix’s favourite effects, along with a reference to a picture in one of her stories.

Looking for a cheap hotel in Ambleside? Travelodge Kendal Hotel is a half-hour drive away, and Travelodge Burton M6 Northbound Hotel can be reached in 45 minutes.