The YHA Ambleside sits on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. It offers a range of budget accommodation, a café serving local food, and self-catering facilities.
Set in a stunning Regency mansion overlooking Esthwaite Water, YHA Hawkshead stands within beautiful grounds just a mile from Hawkshead village. It offers a restaurant, a games room, and a shop for guests.
Beautifully located, the YHA Coniston Coppermines offers a 500-foot head start on the ascent of the Old Man of Coniston. With a bar and spectacular views, it is just 1 mile from Coniston village centre.
Overlooking Lake Windermere, this YHA hostel is located in the picturesque village of Troutbeck, 2 miles from Windermere. It offers affordable accommodation, free parking, home-cooked food and self-catering kitchen facilities.
Set in a grand Victorian mansion, YHA Langdale is a National Trust property with leafy grounds, cosy log fires and a restaurant. The Lake District hostel is situated between Elterwater and Grasmere.
Arnside Independent Hostel is situated above Morecambe Bay and includes a view of the Lake District mountains. The property features an on-site restaurant and free private parking is available on-site.
In the Lake District village of Elterwater, the independent Elterwater Hostel offers dormitories and private rooms, with a communal lounge and dining area.
Lakes Lodge is a family-run B&B set in a traditional 19th-century stone building situated in the centre of Windermere Village. The Lake District National Park and Lake Windermere are only a 5-minute drive from the hotel.
Ferndale Lodge, a family-run guest house, is placed only a few minutes’ stroll from the centre of the charming Lake District town of Ambleside. With free parking, it also offers home-cooked breakfasts.
The family-run Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is set beside the Kent estuary in the picturesque village of Arnside, officially named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Park House is located in the heart of the Lake District and just 1 mile from Lake Windermere. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas.
In the heart of Windermere, Haisthorpe House is a picturesque three-storey former gentleman's residence built in 1897. Set in a quiet residential area in the Lake District, it boasts free WiFi and private parking.
Just 2 minutes from Windermere town centre, Ellerthwaite Lodge provides en suite rooms with period features and free coffee on arrival within a central Lake District location.
With free parking and Wi-Fi, The Royal Hotel is within a 25-minute drive of Kendal and the Lake District. In the village of Bolton-le-Sands, this Lancashire inn provides bed and breakfast and dining in a canal-side location, 4 miles from Morecambe.
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Watermill Inn & Brewery offers pet-friendly accommodation in Windermere, 31 km from Keswick. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar and visit take a tour of the micro-brewery.
The Cumbria Grand is set in 25 acres of gardens and woodlands, and is only a 15-minute drive from Lake Windermere. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas.
Melbourne Guest House is located in Bowness-on-Windermere, 10 minutes' walk from the beautiful lakeside. This property offers charming rooms with free Wi-Fi. Pretty rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a seating area and tea and coffee-making facilities.
The 14th-century Farmers Arms Hotel is set in the charming hamlet of Lowick Green. Many of the oak beamed rooms look out over Crake Valley and Old Man Coniston.
This 19th-century house in Windermere offers locally sourced produce, free on-street parking and a bright, award-winning garden. Lake Windermere and local amenities are within walking distance.
Located in a Victorian house in Windermere town centre is Brendan Chase. This 3-star bed and breakfast serves local bacon, award-winning sausages and unlimited tea, coffee and toast at breakfast.
Just 15 minutes’ walk from Bowness and 12 minutes from Windermere Railway Station, the Rosemount Guest House offers contemporary bed and breakfast accommodation. The decor is classic, honouring the charms of the Victorian building.
Built from Lakeland stone and surrounded by beautiful countryside in the Lake District National Park, this B&B is just a 10-minute walk from the shores of Lake Windermere. Ambleside is only 5 minutes away on foot.
In the heart of Lake District National Park, this family-run Victorian guest house offers rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Ambleside’s pubs, shops and restaurants are only metres away.
Offering fresh, elegant rooms with fell views and gourmet cooked breakfasts, Wordworths Guest House provides free parking in Ambleside’s centre. Lake Windermere is only a 10-minute walk away.
This 4-star, family-run guest house is set in Windermere, in a quiet residential street. It serves wholesome breakfasts and features modern bedrooms and free parking. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with free biodegradable toiletries.
Buckle Yeat guest house is a 17th-century Lakeland cottage with traditional rooms, situated in the village of Near Sawrey, in the Lake District. Off-road parking and free Wi-Fi are available.
In the scenic area of Windermere, Green Gables Guest House is situated a 7-minute walk from Windermere Train Station with the famous lake just 15 minutes’ walk away. Accommodation includes free Wi-Fi and a cooked Cumbrian breakfast.
Centrally located in one of the most picturesque villages of the Lake District, Norwood House is surrounded by dramatic scenery and is just a 15-minute walk from the northern edge of Lake Windermere.
This 4-star Lakeland stone property has classic interiors with a modern finishings. Guests can enjoy flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, while the glorious surroundings of the Lake District National Park offer many outdoor activities.
Just 2 minutes’ walk from Bowness centre, The Stags Head Hotel offers cooked breakfasts, free local leisure passes and home-cooked food in the traditional pub restaurant.
Dating back to 1854, the Holly Lodge is quietly situated in the centre of Windermere. Bowness-on-Windermere Ferry Terminal is just 5 minutes’ drive away and Windermere Railway Station is a 5-minute walk.
This family-run, Edwardian guest house has picturesque views across Ambleside and the surrounding fells and mountains. It is a 10-minute drive from Lake Windermere, and is close to the Stockghyll waterfalls.
The Willowsmere was built in the 19th-century using Lakeland stone. The Willowsmere is a grand Victorian residence offering rooms with views and free WiFi is accessible throughout.
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Ship Inn offers accommodation in Bardsea. Free private parking is available on site. A TV is offered. Blackpool is 39 km from The Ship Inn, while Windermere is 26 km away.
Kenilworth Guest House is located less than 1 mile from the beauty of Lake Windermere. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
In Bowness village, a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere, this award-winning Victorian guest house still retains many of its original features. It offers free off-road parking, free Wi-Fi, and peaceful private gardens.
Formerly a coach house built in 1890, The Coach House is situated in the heart of the Lake District and 2 minutes’ drive from Windermere town centre and the shores of Lake Windermere.
Situated near Grizedale Forest in the valley of Rusland, this farm is located 5 miles south of Hawkshead. The Rusland valley is between Windermere and Coniston Water.
Red Lion House is set in Swarthmoor, 1.5 miles from Ulverston and at the start of the Cumbrian Way Walk. Each room at Red Lion House has attractive, modern décor.
Set in Ulverston, 100 metres from Laurel & Hardy Museum, The Sun Inn features free WiFi access and free private parking. There is an on-site restaurant and bar. Barrow in Furness is 8 miles away.
Overlooking Morecambe Bay and set in a 19th-century building, this hotel is situated in beautiful landscaped gardens. A 15-metre heated indoor pool features in Abbot Hall. Kents Bank Rail Station is within 100 metres of this Christian Guild hotel.
Located on the outskirts of Ambleside, Skelwith Bridge Hotel offers en-suite accommodation with free on-site private parking facilities.
With wonderful countryside views, this stylish hotel is 2 minutes' walk from the centre of Ambleside. It offers free Wi-Fi, a tasty breakfast and free access to a local spa.
In the heart of Windermere, the award-winning Glen Wynne is a Victorian guest house that offers comfortable en suite rooms. Just a 10-minute walk from Windermere Train Station, Glen Wynne has a 3-star Silver Award Visit Britain rating.
The Westbourne is a beautiful guest house set in the peaceful area below Biskey Howe in the Lake District. Bedrooms feature walk-in-shower rooms, luxurious toiletries and large fluffy towels.
This Christian retreat centre is located 20 minutes’ walk from beautiful Lake Windermere. It offers bright and airy, en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi and freshly prepared meals served in a communal setting.
Situated in the heart of the Lake District and a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere, this hotel is set in 3 acres of tree-lined gardens and has a charming, wooden-beamed restaurant.
Looking out across the beautiful Lake District, family-run Meadowbank bed and breakfast is just 5 minutes’ walk from Ambleside’s charming centre. It serves freshly cooked breakfasts, made with local produce.
Overlooking Ellerthwaite Park, Autumn Leaves Guest House offers free Wi-Fi and local leisure passes, just 150 metres from Windermere town centre, and a short walk from Bowness.
The family-run Lakes Lodge guest house is situated in Ambleside, 800 metres from Lake Windermere. It offers en suite rooms and a full English breakfast in the morning. Each stylish room has fresh light décor.