Waterwheel Guesthouse

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

3 Bridge Street
Lake District
LA22 9DU

Waterwheel Guesthouse, Ambleside

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Accommodation Description:

This Grade II Listed building sits on an ancient cobbled street overlooking Stockghyll stream. Shops and restaurants of Ambleside are a few steps away from the guesthouse. There are 3 bedrooms all doubles each with a Victorian style iron bedstead.

Each room has its own bathroom with a bath and shower. Victorian landscape prints original slate floors and antique furniture all add to the historic and charming atmosphere. A parking permit for the nearby car park is provided.

Our enchanting guesthouse in Ambleside has three beautifully furnished bedrooms each with its own bathroom; perfect for a luxury or romantic break in the Lakes. The Grade II listed building is around 350 years old and nestles in an idyllic village-like area of old Ambleside facing the Stockghyll stream and waterwheel. Set in one of the most picturesque towns in the Lake District The Waterwheel Guesthouse is just a short walk from a great selection of shops and boutiques and also many restaurants and hostelries.

Our affiliation with the Ambleside Salutation Spa provides an opportunity for you to relax in their outdoor spa pool or maintain fitness levels in the indoor pool and gym.  Warm yourself up after a cold day in the fells in the sauna and steam room - all within a few steps of the guesthouse! We provide the towels - don't forget your swimwear. This is a complimentary facility for our guests. If you feel like venturing a little farther afield the nearby Kirkstone Pass offers a spectacular drive to one of the highest points above the Lake District where the views over Windermere and the Lakes are truly stunning.

Ambleside is also centrally placed if you would like to visit the historic market towns of Kendal or Keswick. A break in the Lake District at the Waterwheel Guesthouse offers many opportunities for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. Windermere is just 5 minutes away by car and has opportunities for sailing and windsurfing and of course some wonderful walks along the shores of the great lake.

For those who prefer more adventurous walking opportunities Scaffel Pike and Striding Edge offer a challenge to even the most hardenend of walkers.

 4 star rating

From: £90.00

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