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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ambleside, United Kingdom - Updated 2020

Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ambleside, United Kingdom - Updated 2020
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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 11 Airbnb vacation rentals in Ambleside, Great Britain and book a fantastic room today for your vacation in Ambleside, United Kingdom.

1. Cosy lakeland cottage in the heart of Ambleside (from USD 98)

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
Ambleside, United Kingdom
305 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very nice shower and bathroom.
The rooms were nicely decorated and the beds very comfortable.
3 well sized bedrooms with comfortable beds.
Cleanliness:
Spotlessly clean and well equipped.
Clean, cozy, relaxing place to stay.
The property was well kept and exceptionally clean.
Host:
What’s not to like!
This was just what we hoped for.
Thank you Gareth.
Location:
Just a nice place to stay :)
A beautiful place to stay.
Location was great.
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2. How Head Barn - GF self catering (from USD 118)

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
Ambleside, England, United Kingdom
180 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable bed.
It is very clean and the bed is very comfy!
And you find everything you need (good shower, nice bed)!
Cleanliness:
It is very clean and very well equipped.
Everything was very clean and all amenities as described.
The barn itself was clean and comfortable.
Host:
Thank you Robin for all.
Overall, we really enjoyed our stay, and would recommend staying with Robin.
and we had a chat when he returned.
Location:
He also gave us some great tips of places to eat and visit.
The location is perfect to explore locally and further afield.
Perfect location .
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3. Central Windermere double room (from USD 73)

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
Windermere, United Kingdom
230 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was also insanely comfortable!
The bed was spectacularly comfortable.
she even brought us homemade breakfast in bed.
Cleanliness:
Very clean and thought out.
Everything was clean and beautifully presented.
The room was clean and neat.
Host:
She finally fixed it for us
but she found time to help us in many ways.
so as her husband and daughter.
Location:
Great place to be
Great place to stay.
Location is not difficult to find but need to read instructions carefully.
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4. Lovely cottage Bowness-Windermere (self catering) (from USD 163)

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)
Bowness on Windermere , Cumbria, United Kingdom
238 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The toilet flush also didn't work properly in this bathroom.
The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms were clean and the kitchen had everything we needed.
The beds are super comfy, all linen supplied, and all showers and baths worked perfectly.
Cleanliness:
It was a Wonderful experience .cottage was clean , wonderful kitchen , clean toilets & very cozy bedrooms .
Cottage is clean and was well suited to our needs a family of 4 with a dog
The cottage was warm and cozy and very clean.
Host:
sure I would to visit again
...... very nice host....
Relaxing few days.
Location:
Overall, this is just a perfect place !
We would consider staying here again if we were to come back to the area as the location is ideal.
There is a Tesco metro also close by.
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5. Herdwick Heft: the Lake District (from USD 120)

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.
Ambleside,, Cumbria., United Kingdom
162 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
A very comfortable bed.
This is a very well equipped and extremely clean flat with a very comfy bed.
The bed was very comfortable and the sitting room cosy.
Cleanliness:
Plus it's super clean!!
Everything was clean and down to a T.
It had everything we needed, was sparkling clean and was very comfortable.
Host:
what more can I say.
Matthew and Jo.
Thank you Amanda!
Location:
and she gave us some great advice on places to eat out.
The place is excellently done up, very clean, very comfortable.
Great place to stay and enjoy the Lake District
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6. Traditional Lakeland town house (from USD 63)

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
Ambleside, England, United Kingdom
166 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
There is now WiFi....
Bed linen was clean however and the bed was comfortable.
The bed was really comfy and the area was super quiet.
Cleanliness:
It was all very clean and I had what I needed.
Clean and convenient!
Room was clean and tidy.
Host:
The host was welcoming.
She replied very quick anytime.
She gave us a map for trecking.
Location:
What a place!
This place is perfect to explore Ambleside.
This place was great!
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7. Central location, Ambleside, the Lake District (from USD 174)

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!

LAKE RD AMBLESIDE CENTRE BEST HOME 5*🐕friendly👍
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
291 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Loved the choice of shower heads too!
Wifi was excellent.
The main bedroom bed was so comfy too!
Cleanliness:
It is spotlessly clean and there is everything you need.
The house is well equipped with everything you could need and was very clean!
Clean and tidy and amazing well stocked!
Host:
She immediately responded.
Fully recommend to anyone considering a stay.
Had everything we wanted and more.
Location:
The location is spot on.
Ideal location, pretty hard to fault.
One of the nicest places I've stayed in.
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8. Elterwater Cottage (from USD 111)

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.

Elterwater Cottage
Windermere, England, United Kingdom
150 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Comfiest bed ever and lovely tub .
The bed was really comfortable and the kitchen had all modern appliances. 
Beautiful cottage, very homely and really comfortable roomy bed.
Cleanliness:
The cottage has everything you could possibly need, is sparklingly clean, and very well appointed.
The decor is fresh and clean and the kitchen very well equipped.
The facilities were all extremely clean, and my girlfriend absolutely loved it.
Host:
Thank you Sarah!
Thank you Sarah.
Thank you Sarah!
Location:
Great place to explore Windemere.
This place was beautiful.
The location is perfect.
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9. Comfy cosy

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!

Comfy Cosy
111 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 3 Guests

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10. Luxury Lake District apartment

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
Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom
91 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Bed was comfy.
And the bed was very roomy also!
(we especially liked that the bathroom has a separate walk in shower).
Cleanliness:
Very clean, has everything you need.
and I mean spotlessly clean :-)
Everywhere was sparklingly clean.
Host:
We are now looking forward to being able to stay again.
Would recommended a visit to anyone!
Really enjoyed the space and had everything we needed and more.
Location:
The location is perfect-
Along with tea, coffee and milk for us!
Great place to stay, loved Ambleside
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11. A light and airy apartment with stunning lake view

There is nothing you will not love about this apartment. First of all, it is located in acres of woodland and gardens; the beautiful views are going to make you feel happy all day long. You will also be presented with the view of the lake, which is stunning. Providing two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this apartment is suitable for couples or families of four. Other facilities offered include an equipped kitchen, a washer and wireless internet.

SETHERA, family friendly, with a garden in Ambleside, Ref 972668
Ambleside, United Kingdom
3 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Kitchen overlooks woodland garden
Well equipped and spacious.
Cleanliness:
Clean, with everything you need in it.
Host:
Great view out of the windows.
Lovely little apartment.
and we were lucky enough to see deer romping.
Location:
Lovely flat in a great location.
Parking on site very handy.
Short walk to the shops in Ambleside.
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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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Kate currently resides in the Philippines and has previously lived in Singapore and Thailand. She has also traveled in a few other countries with her family. She has also traveled by herself to...Read more

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