Ambleside holiday cottage letting with walking, TV and rural retreat and DVD

Birch Cottage Ambleside: cosy, fab location, views

from £70 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 4.5/5

13 reviews

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Birch Cottage from walk to Wansfell, nestled on outskirts of Ambleside

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 225374

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Birch Cottage is quietly located on the outskirts of Ambleside with easy access to all amenities, including Lake Windermere, Skelwith Force waterfall, museums, traditional pubs, shops, bike hire, cinema and many excellent restaurants for eating out. Easy access to other Lakes & fells by foot, car or open top bus.

The cottage benefits from its own private enclosed garden with a fantastic view to Wansfell.and has table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. With one huge double and one twin bedroom the cottage has lots of original features:beams, window seats, slate fireplace...

There is loads to see and do during your stay.

Just leave the car and do the Fairfield Horseshoe, go up the 'struggle' to the lovely old Kirkstone Inn - one of the highest in England. Or relax & feed the ducks by Lake Windermere & then enjoy a meal & film or live jazz in the village

Linen is provided with beds made up ready for weary guests.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Windermere
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Full gas central heating + living flame gas fire in lounge

Roomy bathroom has large original cast iron bath [big enough for 2!] + separate shower

Entire top floor made into large double room with extra quiet seating area with viewsTraditional stone 3 storey terrace cottage

COMMENTS from visitors bookLovely cottage and a very comfortable stay. Thanks for making our Lakeland stay a wonderful memory. We will definitely come back. PS we loved the fireplace in the lounge Bhatias, November 2012The cottage is really welcoming and we can tell it has been loved for a very long time. Warm, clean & comfortable. Thank you very much for sharing it with us. Sandra & Alan, October 2012Exactly what we were looking for to get away from it all. Warm, cosy cottage with everything that you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable. Tony & Kelly, Cambridge, October 2012Birch Cottage was a delightful base for our adventure in Ambleside & the Lakes. Loved the town & the countryside. No doubt we will make the trip back from Australia and come back to you. Jon & Helen, Brisbane, September 2012A lovely cottage! We had a great week. The cottage was always warm and cosy and the fire wonderfulLisa & Kevin, Herts, Jan 2012Cottage in great location – bagged 6 Wainwrights. Terri, Leicester, April 2012Great few days here. Cottage lovely warm & cosy in the evenings. We were visited by a very friendly robin in the garden every morningIrene & Marilyn, Blackpool, March 2012

Further details outdoors

Private off road parking for 1 car [you need to reverse in or out]

Colourful tranquil enclosed garden with view to Wansfell

5 minutes walk to Ambleside where there is a host of shops, restaurants, cinema etc

Communal outhouse to hang wet overclothes etc

Having arrived you can forget the car as there is loads to do on foot

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Further details

Linen provided with beds made up. Towels available at £2.50 per person

Sorry no smokers No pets. Perfect for allergy sufferers

The Lake District

Ambleside is a friendly lively market town in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Here you will find exclusive shops, top notch restaurants,traditional pubs with open fires,cinemas, tennis, crazy golf, bike hire, tourist board, the Armitt museums,steamer on lake with cruises, waterfall, Roman remains etc etc

A fantastic place for a hiking holiday or relaxing with a bit of culture & 'me' time!

Surprisingly, it is often sunny up here when raining down south & even if cloudy you can head to the hills and warm yourself with a bit of exercise - then enjoy a hot soup or a glass of something from your backpack..

Christmas lights, spring flower festival,live jazz nights etc etc


Edinboro is a row of old 18th century traditional Bobbin maker cottages quietly set above Stock Ghyll Force, just off the Kirkstone Road which leads up to one of the oldest and highest inns in England

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26 Aug 2014



This cottage was great, ideal location, walking distance into Ambleside and great for walking. The owners are lovely to liaise with and the cottage was really cosy.

22 Jul 2013


"glorious stay"

beautiful cottage loved the sound of the waterfall and sights of the mountain out the door way greeted by smell of roses at cottage door parking is tight if american get a small car , great bus service to surrounding area cottage is old but with modern ammenities, watch the stairs from the upsatirs bedroom steep but add to the charm we wanted an englsih cottage expieirence got more than we barganined for cottage is wonderful and the Lake district is a slice of heaven on earth go and enjoy

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