Ambleside is a small town within the Lake District National Park in Cumbria.l This pretty town is situated at the head of Lake Windermere and is a popular base for hiking, mountaineering or mountain biking. The town is well populated with hotels, guest houses, restaurants and shops and is the perfect place to start exploring the lakes and mountains.
The nearby village of Rydal was home to William Wordsworth while he worked as Distributor of Stamps for Westmoreland in Ambleside.
Bridge House is a 300 year old building built over Stick Ghyll and now owned by the National Trust. It was originally built as a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall and given to the National Trust in 1926.