- Hike Jenkins Crag for the perfect romantic snap!
Next to Ambleside Lake House is a breathtaking viewpoint called Jenkins Cragg – the perfect location for your getaway selfie. Once at the top, you are privy to one of the best views in The Lake District. One the way down you could take a detour through Stagshaw Gardens. The garden has an outstanding collection of rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas, as well as many other unusual trees and plants.
- Set sail on Lake Windemere
From Waterhead Pier, you can catch a relaxing Lake Cruise to soak in the beauty of England’s largest lake and the surrounding fells. Sit back and enjoy the journey – whether you pick their Island loop or hop on hop off service to the local villages we are sure you’ll love taking to the water.
- Afternoon Tea at Fizzy Tarte
After your Lake Cruise , why not pop into Bowness for a spectacular afternoon tea ? Complete with Fizzy Tarté flair, you’ll enjoy award-winning patisserie, a selection of artisan breads, locally-made scones and a glass of Rosato Prosecco if you so wish.
- A picnic in Borrans Park
Across the road from Ambleside Lake House you will find Borrans Park. With stunning views of Lake Windermere and the beautiful scenery , it makes it the perfect place for that romantic picnic for two. At Ambleside Lake House, we offer packed lunches so leave the prepping to us! You can even buy at bottle of bubbly at our reception for the extra special final touch.
- A table for two?
Ambleside boasts some of the most amazing eateries the country has to offer. No matter what your taste, there will be something to suit you nearby.
Table 22 Restaurant's team of creative chefs are dedicated to serving local and seasonal cuisine to give you a truly diverse and delicious dining experience. Menus can be found online, and you reserve a 10 percent discount off food as a guest of Lake House.
Old Stamp House
Located in William Wordworth’s old office you can find a truly unique dining experience. The food is inspired By Cumbria's Landscape, People & Heritage and received a Michelin star in October 2019. The Cumbrian larder is the star of the show, with local rabbit, deer and beef popular choices. The iconic Herdwick hogget and outstanding cheeses are must-tries.
- Watch the sun go down on The Deck Bar
Finish off your day with your tipple of choice on The Deck Bar while watching the sun come down over the lake. The shoreside location and selection of local drinks would be the cherry on top of any day! Ambleside Lake House is just to the back of the deck – so you can wander on back come sundown.