Ambleside Backpackers Hostel, The Lake District.


An Independant hostel in the English Lakes.

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Information about Ambleside, a town at the very heart of the Lake District.

Ambleside from Tod crag
This Lake District hostel is just 4 minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside. Ambleside is well located for you reach all areas of the Lake District National Park. Obviously you can use a car to travel but the bus service is pretty good too. The town of Ambleside with interesting street and building arrangements particularly north of Stock Ghyll (the main river flowing through Ambleside), in the older area ("north of stock") The Unicorn pub does good food, live folk type music and a pleasant atmosphere. The Golden Rule, a very traditional pub is just round the corner at the bottom of 'The Struggle' the road that goes up almost without break for 3 miles to the Kirkstone Inn, Britain,s 3rd highest pub at 454m altitude.
Ambleside's facilities are good for a town this size, particularly if you like shops for outdoor gear, shops to buy food stuff and shops for touristy stuff. There is a also great choice of places to eat, cafés and drink;over 30! -all within 8 - 10 minutes walk of our lake district hostels front door. There are 2 cinema's (6 screen's between them) both have restaurants. There are traditional lake district events, & sports at various times throughout the year. Ambleside market place
View to Weatherlam from hostel over Ambleside If you get fed up with busy, within minutes you can find quiet beauty spots, parks, waterfalls and the lake shore. There are guided walks and town trails, tennis courts and mini-golf. You can be on the fells and away from it all within 10 minutes walking from Ambleside Backpackers Hostel front door
7 minutes walk from the hostels gates, you can be on the shore of Lake Windermere - boat hire, launching, cruising, fishing, bird watching. Ambleside accommodation is good and varied, the hostels reputation is good too, why not give us a try. Waterhead, Lake Windermere


Ambleside hostels in the Lake District, one of which is; Ambleside Backpackers Hostel, Iveing Cottage, Old Lake Road. Ambleside, LA22 0DJ.
+44(0)15394 32340

An Independent Hostel in the Lakes;
'Many people have slept here and gone on to live almost normal lives!