Waterhead Hotel

Ambleside, Cumbria


Classic room

Luxury room


House Double/Twin room


Classic room

A shoreside Lake Windermere hotel with an AA Rosette-awarded restaurant – includes breakfast, a bottle of wine and a lake cruise

Charismatic Cumbria and the Lake District is a nature-lover’s paradise, with Lake Windermere the inspiration for many an artist and poet over the centuries. Today, this UNESCO-listed pocket of northwest England retains much of its unspoilt beauty and is home to a string of idyllic lakeside villages, including the lovely Ambleside.

Here you’ll find the aptly named Waterhead Hotel, positioned within toe-dipping distance of the lake’s silken waters. Mixing a traditional Lakeland setting with a modern boutique vibe, this award-winning hotel was voted among the Best Hotels in the Lake District by The Telegraph and has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Wake up to water views from your modern room before tucking into a hearty Cumbrian breakfast to set you up for a shoreside stroll or an invigorating hike up into the fells. A lake cruise is a must-do, sailing over to beautiful Bowness-on-Windermere and back. As a hotel guest, you can also make use of the Health Club at sister hotel Low Wood Bay (a mile away), home to a pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Appetite suitably whetted, you can look forward to an AA Rosette-standard dinner of modern British classics at The Bar & Grill Restaurant.

Good to know

Please note that the half Lake Windermere return cruise will be from the red or yellow line.

Please note that beauty treatments and use of the squash courts at Low Wood Bay Hotel will incur an additional charge.

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