Hotel options are aplenty in Ambleside. If you are after accommodation within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of the heart of Ambleside, Expedia's up-to-date database lists no less than 43 accommodation options within that area.
Accommodations that are in strolling distance of the center of Ambleside, are the The Daffodil Hotel and Langdale Hotel And Spa.
Budget travelers can breathe easy. Ambleside offers a fine selection of low-cost hotels and accommodations. 4 kilometres (3 miles) away from Ambleside's downtown you'll find the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. The Sawrey House Country Hotel is just 10 kilometres (6 miles) away. Other affordable accommodation options are the Lake House and the Macdonald Swan Hotel.
You could try the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House or the Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel. The Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the middle of Ambleside. The Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel, is situated 6 kilometres (4 miles) away. Some more alternatives worth looking into are the Windermere Suites and the Swinside Lodge Hotel.
After you have got a feel for Ambleside, why not travel a little further afield? The Cumbria area has a number of scenic and cultural delights waiting to be explored. Lovers of the great outdoors will appreciate Cumbria's beaches. In addition, you should go to a selection of the region's ruins and castles. Common things to do in this particular part of England include mountain biking.
30 kilometres (18 miles) away from Ambleside is Cockermouth, where you can find Jennings Brewery and Crummock Water. The Hundith Hill and Allerdale Court Hotel are just some of the Expedia-recommended short and long-stay alternatives in Cockermouth. 18 kilometres (11 miles) to the northwest of Ambleside, is Keswick, home to the Keswick Country House Hotel and LakeSide House. The Castlerigg Stone Circle and Derwent Water are a couple of the more popular points of interest to see while in Keswick.
If you choose to fly into Ambleside, Tees Valley Airport is a convenient option. It is 100 kilometres (64 miles) away. The St George Hotel is close to the airport.