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Located in the heart of the town of Ambleside, this traditional Lakeland slate building has been welcoming visitors for over 300 years. Recently reopened following an exciting restoration, if you’re looking for the perfect pub to stay in Ambleside in the Lake District, The Ambleside Inn is the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore from.

The Ambleside Inn is within walking distance of the historic tourist attraction of Rydal Mount & Gardens, Wordsworth’s favourite family home where he lived until he was 80.

A satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in each individually decorated room. Some rooms also have a four-poster bed.

Freshly cooked meals are served throughout the day in the restaurant, which also offers full English breakfasts and daily special menu. Real ales from local breweries are available from the bar and there is also a great selection of malt whiskies.

Restaurants, bars and shops are within 150 yards of The Ambleside Inn. Dove Cottage, once home to the famous English poet Wordsworth, can be reached after a 5-minute drive.

A dog-friendly pub with rooms in Ambleside

The Lake District is the perfect place to go exploring with your dog. The Ambleside Inn is surrounded by lots of dog-friendly walks and trails. You’re welcome to bring your dog to The Ambleside Inn as an overnight guest or to join you as you enjoy a drink or meal.

Rooms at The Ambleside Inn

For central Ambleside accommodation, in the heart of the stunning lakeside town, book a stay at The Ambleside Inn. With Lake Windermere, Grasmere, Keswick nearby, the Ambleside Inn is surrounded by incredible fell views, and beautiful walking routes. Our accommodation in Ambleside is there perfect place to spend a Lakes break away.

Choose from king size double, twin, family and single room options, with designated dog friendly rooms also available.

In your room:

  • Freeview television with radio channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary sleep kit
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe

Family Rooms

Bring the family and stay in one of our comfy, fresh, new family rooms sleeping up to four. With bags of space along with a king sized double bed, a sofa bed and bunk bed options. Rooms also come with free WiFi, flat screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

The Ambleside Inn Pub

Raise a glass in one of the cosiest pubs in Ambleside, Lake District. Enjoy whatever tipple takes your fancy, whether it’s one of our excellent local ales, delicious wines, or a speciality tea or coffee.

One of the most popular pubs in Ambleside, if a day on the fells or boating on the lake has left you thirsty, or if you’re simply saving your legs for the next day’s adventure, settle down at The Ambleside Inn’s public bar — a great place to meet and catch up with family or friends.

We’ve brewed a recipe for success

Enjoy a sundowner on the terrace or shake things up with one of our signature cocktails. As well as local real ales, guest hand pulls on rotation, perfectly chilled continental lagers and scrumptious ciders, we’ve got a wide range of quirky, characterful bottled craft beers too — you’ll be truly spoilt for choice.

Our well-stocked cellar will bring you wines from around the globe. Sold by the glass or bottle, there are wines to pair with all dishes and to suit every taste.

Enjoy planning your next Lakeland adventure over a pot of tea or aromatic barista coffee. Or why not try something different with our Ringtons speciality loose leaf teas?

Opening Times

Food service: 7.30am – 9pm daily
Pub: 10am – 11pm daily

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