Located in the heart of the town of Ambleside, this traditional Lakeland slate building has been welcoming visitors for over 300 years. Recently reopened following an exciting restoration, if you’re looking for the perfect pub to stay in Ambleside in the Lake District, The Ambleside Inn is the place to eat, drink, sleep and explore from.

The Lake District is the perfect place to go exploring with your dog. The Ambleside Inn is surrounded by lots of dog-friendly walks and trails. You’re welcome to bring your dog to The Ambleside Inn as an overnight guest or to join you as you enjoy a drink or meal.

The perfect alternative to hotel accommodation in the Lake District and with more services than self-catering, the beautifully renovated The Ambleside Inn is a relaxing place to stay to visit the magnificent Lake District.

Choose from king size double, twin, family and single room options, with designated dog friendly rooms also available.

In your room:

  • Freeview television with radio channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary sleep kit
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe

A complimentary full English breakfast is included in room rates (unless specified when booking).

Dog-friendly rooms are available, subject to a pet supplement of £7.50 per dog, per night.

The Ambleside Inn

Whether fuelling up for a day’s exploring with a hearty breakfast, stopping by for smaller plates with colleagues or friends, or lingering over lunches or evening meals, enjoy a menu packed with quality seasonal and local ingredients and freshly cooked to order.

Tuck into The Ambleside Inn’s Sunday carvery from 12 noon until 5pm, with heaped helpings of hand-carved beef, pork or turkey with crunchy roast potatoes, billowing Yorkshire puddings, lashings of rich gravy and all the trimmings. For little ones, The Ambleside Inn’s children’s menu won’t disappoint. With a wide selection of tasty dishes, we’ll be a firm favourite for all the family.

One of the most popular pubs in Ambleside, if a day on the fells or boating on the lake has left you thirsty, or if you’re simply saving your legs for the next day’s adventure, settle down at The Ambleside Inn’s public bar — a great place to meet and catch up with family or friends.

Raise a glass in one of the cosiest pubs in Ambleside, Lake District. Enjoy whatever tipple takes your fancy, whether it’s one of our excellent local ales, delicious wines, or a speciality tea or coffee.

The Ambleside Inn