If you’re planning a trip to Great Britain but want to avoid London’s traffic and extremely high costs of living, you may consider other parts of the island. Even though London is a city definitely worth visiting, this country has so much more to offer.
For those of you who want to see what it’s like to live as the British do, start your trip with Ambleside. This northwestern city and its stunning landscape will make you feel like you are in a Sherlock Holmes story. It’s also a part of Lake District National Park so you’ll have lots of beautiful views. And to live a real English experience–stay with locals! Keep reading to find out more about the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Ambleside, Great Britain and book a fantastic room today for your vacation in Ambleside, United Kingdom.
There’s nothing better than traveling with a bunch of friends. However, everyone knows the struggle of booking a place to stay for a larger group of people. You don’t need to worry though once you rent the whole house to yourselves! This cottage is located just a few minutes away from the city center and makes all areas of the Lake District accessible. It’s spacious, fully equipped and really British. You better hurry up with your booking as it’s the most popular place to stay in the area!
Cosy lakeland cottage in the heart of Ambleside
When in Great Britain, everyone should be greeted with a tea. That’s exactly what will happen to you if you book this apartment. It is located on the ground floor of a 300-year-old building, which will make your stay even fancier. Another advantage is the amazing view of mountains. Moreover, if the weather happens to be bad, you can enjoy a cozy evening over the board games that are available at the place. And if the weather is nice, lots of adventures await! Wild swimming, mountain biking, and listening to live music are just a few of them. For sure your hosts will be able to give you more advice. Enjoy!
How Head Barn - GF Self Catering
If you’re planning to travel through Great Britain by car, you may need a free parking lot. Luckily, this place offers one. You can still enjoy privacy while renting a room at this house as it has its own bathroom and you’ll be given your own set of keys. Stunning views of the Lakeland Falls just from your window will surely make your stay memorable. Breakfast is included in the price but if you crave some other food than what your host offers, the city center with all the restaurants is within walking distance!
Central Windermere double room
Who said that a stay in Great Britain has to be expensive? You can rent this room for two just for 44 USD (31 GBP) a day. However, you should keep in mind that the price includes access to the bedroom and bathroom only. There’s nothing to worry about as the house is located in the center of Windermere so shops and restaurants are just nearby. In your room, you’ll always be able to make yourself a cup of tea or a coffee, which is perfect for chill evenings!
Everyone needs some rest after days of sightseeing. If you rent this house, you’ll be able to enjoy quiet evenings as it’s hidden behind the trees from the city’s hustle and bustle. Yet it’s still close to all the amenities! You can easily walk to the bay from where you can rent a boat or just enjoy strolling down the bay. The cottage itself is really cozy. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s furnished like a charming village house and despite all the attractions in the area, it will make you not want to go outside!
lovely cottage bowness-windermere (self catering)
This apartment from the 1800s is designed with charm and will definitely make you enjoy your stay in this part of the world. It provides amazing views of the mountains and the village of Windermere. All the amenities are within walking distance. Your hosts will welcome you to the apartment and explain more about what’s there to see. With free Wi-Fi, TV, a well-equipped kitchen, and comfortable sofa in the living room, it will feel like you are at your place. Except that the things outside the window will keep on amazing you! Tip: if you’re planning to stay longer than a week, the price will actually decrease!
Herdwick Heft - The Lake District.
This house has been a guest house for over 30 years but now there is just one room for rent. The host runs the guest house, so you can be sure that she’ll accommodate you well! It is located just 10-15 minutes away from the Windermere Lake. From the house, you can spot St. Mary’s Church and Todd Crag on Loughrigg. You’ll also be given access to your private bathroom. What is the best thing about this accommodation? There’s a dog around! If you are not a dog person, you don’t need to worry as he does not enter the guest room. For those who love animals, you can always get a chance to pet him!
Traditional Lakeland Town House
This place will allow you to have really active holidays! Its location enables you to choose among plenty of activities. You can either take a mountain tour, swim in the lake, or try out best fish in the region. The house itself is spacious, with two bedrooms and bathrooms. It has three floors and a rooftop from where you can observe splendid falls. Even though the nearby restaurants offer great, authentic cuisine, you can still prepare your own meal in the fully equipped kitchen. And you get wine as a welcome gift!
Central location, Ambleside, The Lake District
If you value luxurious design and comfort, this place is perfect for you. With a leisure center, indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and much more, it’s all you can wish for in your dream apartment. It gets better with stunning views that you can observe through the angled Velux windows in the flat or from your private patio! Its location is also a great reason for you to book it–the apartment is a 2-minute walk from Ambleside’s city center. All the supermarkets, restaurants, and museums are so close by!
Luxury Lake District Apartment
A lovely cottage built back in 1800s is ready to be rented! It’s designed in a way for you to enjoy the views or magnificent fells more. By having a bedroom downstairs and living room upstairs, you are exposed more to nature in the daytime. The house also has a garden which makes another great spot for observing the peaceful area. The house adjoins another one, which also accommodates two people. So if you’re planning to travel with friends, make sure to book both of them! However, keep in mind, that the place is not suitable for small children.
Do as the British do
Get ready for your British adventure now! Find out why the Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage Site by exploring this picturesque region. Huge cities definitely differ from the rural area and in my opinion, rural areas are the ones that make you get to know about the culture of a country better. By exploring things that have barely been explored, we are able to discover more. And very often the places that are less popular have more to offer than the most touristic ones! Check it out yourself!
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