kirkstone cottage

Ambleside, Lake District


Kirkstone Cottage is said to be one of the oldest properties in Ambleside and dates back to the 15th Century. Nestling in the heart of this popular Lakeland village, overlooking the famous ‘Little House of the Bridge’ and is handy for all the shops, pubs and restaurants.

Kirkstone Cottage comprises:

Ground Floor – Lounge with slate effect floor with underfloor heating, wood burning stove, TV, DVD player and Wi-Fi.

The dining/kitchen is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave and dining table.

The bathroom has underfloor heating, a roll top bath, shower cubical, hand basin and WC.

First Floor – Stairs lead to the first floor attractive double bedroom furnished in pine overlooking the Little House of the Bridge.

Parking space for a small car.



“A truly wonderful cottage that lived up to the description given on the website. It had everything you needed, was very cosy, clean and warm even with the sub zero temperature outside. The on site parking was an added bonus. Really enjoyed our week and would fully recommend the cottage and hopefully will be back again sooner rather than later.”   

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Ambleside is located on the shores of Lake Windermere where boat trips can be enjoyed, hop off at one of the stops to explore Windermere or Lakeside before catching the boat back to Ambleside. With a wealth of shops ranging from antique, clothes and art galleries Ambleside is perfect for finding that unique gift or for wondering around on a day away from the fells. Numerous bars and restaurants spring to life at night with a lively atmosphere and delicious aromas tempt you into the restaurants.

Surrounded by mountains there are some stunning walks right from the door including Stockghyll Falls a magnificent 70ft waterfall. Brockhole Visitor Centre is midway between Ambleside and Windermere and is a fantastic day out for young and old alike. Being centrally located in the Lake District exploring is easy, head south to Windermere and Bowness, or jump on the Windermere cruiser and alight at either Bowness or Lakeside. To the north you pass through Grasmere on the way to Keswick which is within a 20 minute drive or a scenic trip over Kirkstone Pass takes you to Lake Ullswater.