Historic Ambleside close to Lake Windermere


Ambleside is a picturesque and bustling historic town in the south of the Lake District, just a mile from Lake Windermere. Borne out of what was once an industrial town Amblesides wonderful atmosphere and scenery now attracts visitors from all over the world. Remnants of the industrial era still remain, visible in the traditional stone buildings with their slate roofs.

Steeped in history dating back to Viking and Roman times and with the likes of Galava Fort and Stock Ghyll Force waterfall to visit there is plenty for tourists and visitors to see and do. Throughout the year there are various events taking place. St Mary's Church with it's magnificent spire holds a Rushbearing ceremony in early July when children parade through...

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The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

Grasmere, Ambleside, Central Lakes

The famous Grassmere Gingerbread Shop still makes Sarah Nelsons original gingerbread to her original recipe and have reigned supreme here in the Lake District since 1854. The quaint shop sells its...

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