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Mon, 03/05 - Wed, 05/05
£459-22%

2 nights
£358

Holiday rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 60m²FREE cancellation
4.9
(7 reviews)
Sat, 14/08 - Wed, 18/08
£912-11%

4 nights
£815

Holiday rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 40m²FREE cancellation
Sun, 27/06 - Mon, 28/06
£227-21%

1 night
£179

Holiday rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 2m²FREE cancellation
4.9
(45 reviews)

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£80
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
4.2
(20 reviews)

from
£117
per night

Holiday rental for 5 people
5 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
5.0

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£84
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with terrace
4 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
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Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Ambleside
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£52
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
3.5
(6 reviews)

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£59
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with view and garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom

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£67
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.2

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£65
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden and view
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.5

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£39
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
3.8

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£56
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.8
(5 reviews)

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£64
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
3.4
(10 reviews)

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£75
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.4
(13 reviews)

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£69
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
2.9
(7 reviews)
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£65
per night

Holiday rental for 3 people, with garden, with pets
3 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.5
(7 reviews)

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£54
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.3
(24 reviews)

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£59
per night

Holiday rental for 3 people
3 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.3
(30 reviews)
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£110
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with hot tub and pool
2 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
5.0
(2 reviews)

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£57
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with sauna and view as well as garden and pool
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.2
(5 reviews)

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£168
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with pool and garden
8 pers., 4 bedroomsFREE cancellation
5.0
(20 reviews)
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£57
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with view
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.8
(4 reviews)

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£46
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.4
(11 reviews)

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£67
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
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Highlights in Ambleside

  • Beautiful countryside
  • Hiking in the mountains
  • Watersports on a mountain lake
  • fine dining

Most popular in Ambleside

Internet 133
Pets allowed 42
Balcony/Terrace 17
TV 127
Garden 84
Parking 119
Washing machine 94
View 20
Heating 117

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Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
£171
17 Apr - 24 Apr
£157 per night
24 Apr - 01 May
£155 per night
01 May - 08 May
£157 per night
08 May - 15 May
£162 per night
15 May - 22 May
£159 per night
22 May - 29 May
£157 per night
29 May - 05 Jun
£164 per night
05 Jun - 12 Jun
£166 per night
12 Jun - 19 Jun
£157 per night
19 Jun - 26 Jun
£151 per night
26 Jun - 03 Jul
£154 per night
03 Jul - 10 Jul
£159 per night
10 Jul - 17 Jul
£163 per night
17 Jul - 24 Jul
£168 per night
24 Jul - 31 Jul
£171 per night
31 Jul - 07 Aug
£170 per night
07 Aug - 14 Aug
£166 per night
14 Aug - 21 Aug
£166 per night
21 Aug - 28 Aug
£165 per night
28 Aug - 04 Sep
£162 per night
04 Sep - 11 Sep
£161 per night
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£160 per night
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£156 per night
25 Sep - 02 Oct
£156 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
37 %
17 Apr - 24 Apr
9 %
24 Apr - 01 May
9 %
01 May - 08 May
15 %
08 May - 15 May
16 %
15 May - 22 May
13 %
22 May - 29 May
13 %
29 May - 05 Jun
11 %
05 Jun - 12 Jun
13 %
12 Jun - 19 Jun
13 %
19 Jun - 26 Jun
13 %
26 Jun - 03 Jul
15 %
03 Jul - 10 Jul
13 %
10 Jul - 17 Jul
18 %
17 Jul - 24 Jul
20 %
24 Jul - 31 Jul
16 %
31 Jul - 07 Aug
15 %
07 Aug - 14 Aug
16 %
14 Aug - 21 Aug
19 %
21 Aug - 28 Aug
20 %
28 Aug - 04 Sep
23 %
04 Sep - 11 Sep
23 %
11 Sep - 18 Sep
18 %
18 Sep - 25 Sep
28 %
25 Sep - 02 Oct
37 %
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Ambleside

Lettings in a Lake District gem

Ambleside is a small town located in the UK’s magnificent Lake District, on the shores of Lake Windermere. Looking for holiday lettings in Ambleside? Choose between beautiful old buildings in the heart of the bustling market town, or lovely stone properties in the stunning mountains and valleys of the Lake District. The town itself is homely and very welcoming, making it a very pleasant place for your holiday if you’re looking for a relaxing town with plenty of daytime activities and easy access to the delights of Cumbria. Why not book your holiday now?

Beautiful Cumbrian buildings

Cumbria is well known for its gorgeous, traditional old stone buildings, and the area of Ambleside is a fine purveyor of these cosy abodes. Holiday lettings in Ambleside town itself consist of converted properties which offer cosy spaces and picturesque views of the striking town. Look for holiday lettings next to Lake Windermere, or slightly further back from the town for holiday lettings in the gorgeous countryside.

Holidays in Ambleside

The area and getting around

One of Cumbria’s prettiest villages

Ambleside is just off the A591, one of the main north-south roads winding through the Lake District. The nearest railway station to Ambleside is Windermere, about 4 miles away. Ambleside has a great range of interesting boutique and independent shops, making it an unexpectedly brilliant destination for shopaholics, but beyond its quaint centre, there is so much more to discover at this wonderful holiday location!

Explore the region’s hills, lakes and mountains

To the north of the town of Ambleside you’ll find the rolling hills and mountains of the Lake District, England’s highest mountain range. To the south is the largest lake in the area, Windermere, which offers a wide range of activities and boasts strikingly beautiful landscapes. Ambleside, set in a valley at the foot of the hills, is the perfect holiday destination for lovers of the outdoors.

Travellers and activities

Ambleside for walkers and hikers

Most visitors to the Lake District, especially to towns like Ambleside, come for the great outdoors. Ambleside is the perfect place to stay for your hiking holiday as it gives immediate access to a wide range of walks. You can spend your time on the easier, flat walks that take you around Lake Windermere, or you can stride out across the hills and mountains which surround the town. There are thousands of different routes to explore, for all abilities and fitness levels, and with plenty of pubs and restaurants to discover on the way – what better way can there be to finish of your day of biking than with a beer or glass of wine in front of a fire in a traditional British pub?!

Ambleside for water sports lovers

Lake Windermere is a true paradise for water sports lovers. How do you fancy the idea of learning to sail? Gain your sailing qualifications at Low Wood Bay Sports, the RYA certified sailing centre near Ambleside. If you feel the need for speed, waterskiing and wakeboarding courses are also available at the same centre. Prefer to paddle? Kayaking and canoeing is a very popular sport on Lake Windermere, and you can easily hire equipment in the numerous rental outlets in the area. Why not take a picnic and make a day of it on the clear blue water?

Look out for the lively red squirrels around the lake – one of the very few places in the UK where they still thrive!

Top 5 travel tips in Ambleside

1. Ride the summer carriage

Take a horse and carriage from Ambleside to Waterhead Pier and enjoy travelling the way it used to be, whilst you chill out and soak up the wonderful mountain scenery. Only available in the summer months.

2. Ride Windermere’s ‘steamer’

Take the steamer ship across Lake Windermere to Bowness to visit the extensive range of exciting shops and interesting historical buildings and get fabulous views of the lake.

3. Enjoy Ambleside’s restaurants

The Old Stamp House is a romantic, high-end eatery offering an exceptional menu and exquisite food. For something even more special choose the Sailing Dinner Cruises offering Prosecco and fine dining aboard a yacht on the lake, departing from Low Wood Marina.

4. Explore Stagshaw Gardens

This scenic 8 acres of woodland garden houses a huge collection of azaleas, rhododendrons and other ericaceous trees and shrubs, as well as gently flowing waterfalls and incredible lake views. All just a short walk from Ambleside.

5. Come by… the sheepdog trials!

Sheep are still vitally important inhabitants of the rolling hills of the Lake District, and as a consequence, so are sheepdogs. The Rydal Sheepdog Trials are held half a mile north of Ambleside every year in August with competitors coming from all across the UK.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Ambleside

How much do you pay on average for holiday lettings in Ambleside?

COVID-19 has severely impacted the travel industry. Based on our 2020 data, Ambleside has an annual average price of £132.76 per night.

When are holiday rentals cheaper in Ambleside?

If you seek to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Ambleside are September (£118.86 per night for accommodation, on average), June (£120.24), and March (£121.03).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Ambleside?

When you look at renting a holiday letting in Ambleside, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of October (with an average of £151.02 per night), followed by May (£150.16), and April (£141.42).

Do I need to plan a trip to Ambleside well in advance?

When visiting Ambleside, it is necessary to be proactive, as 80% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

The most available months, on average, are May (with an availability of 42%), April (36.5%), and January (35.5%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When are fewer lettings available?

The months with the lowest properties available in Ambleside are, in order, September, August and July, with respective average availability figures of 0.25%, 1.6%, and 3.25%, based on data collected in 2020.

How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in Ambleside?

We have grouped together the offers from 12 different partners in Ambleside, so we can provide you with around 220 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing your favourite!

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