Situated in the very heart of the English Lake District, Ambleside is at the north end of England’s largest lake - Windermere. It is a thriving market town - a real tourist hotspot - with a fantastic community, which makes it such a special place to live. There is a great website -amblesideonline.co.uk - which gives you lots of information about the area.
We have great transport links:-
Kendal - our main shopping town - is 30mins drive
Manchester & Liverpool are just 90 minutes
Edinburgh & Glasgow are 2 hours by train
London fewer than 3 hours by train
There is lots to do with your leisure time; Ambleside offers over 50 places to eat and drink, it’s the country’s biggest outdoor/leisure superstore, hosts one of Britain’s biggest tourist attractions, Windermere Lake Cruises, plus it is probably the best walking area on the planet!