The Ambleside Inn
“Welcoming ancient pub that's recently enjoyed a makeover” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Contactless payments wherever possible Full sanitisation of any areas and equipment after every use Social distancing markers placed throughout inns to enforce 2m distance, hand sanitisers throughout and one way systems wherever possible Food and drink can only be purchased at a table and we're requesting guests stay at their table as much as possible No cutlery or condiments will be on tables, set once guests sit down. Introduced new, disposable menus. Rooms continuing to meet extremely high standards of cleanliness, plus extra sanitation, including touch points Team wearing PPE
Our Inspector's view
In the centre of town, The Ambleside Inn opened in late 2019, after a major refurbishment. Its history is already well established though, having previously welcomed visitors for over 300 years. The large pub and dining area is dog friendly, with outdoor seating also available. Great real ales along with award-winning food are served all day.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 30
- Children welcome
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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