Peter Rabbit settles into his Bed and Breakfast copyright Helen Reynolds

Where to stay in Windermere, Ambleside and nearby

Windermere, Ambleside and the surrounding areas offer accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. From beautiful lakeshore views to cosy holiday cottages, there is something for you.

Ambleside, at the north end of the Lake, is a small but busy town with a wide selection of hotels, self-catering properties and bed and breakfast accommodation.

Windermere is just over a mile from the lake shore, whilst Bowness-on-Windermere offers places to stay near the lake, many with views across the water.

Newby bridge is at the very southern tip of the Lake.

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Hotels and guest houses around Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere

Holiday cottages around Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere

Hotels and guest houses in Ambleside

Holiday cottages in Ambleside

Pop in to Bowness Bay Information Centre for help and advice

Waterfront at Bowness Bay

We can help you with booking tickets and attractions, ideas for walks places to visit, and we've got a range of guidbooks, maps and gifts. See us on the south side of Bowness Bay, home to Bowness Information Centre.