Outdoor Activities in Ambleside

Outdoor Activities in Ambleside

Outdoor Activities in Ambleside

With such wonderful scenery within a stone’s throw from your Windermere Boutique Spa Suite, Ambleside is worth the visit. There are plenty of outdoor activities in Ambleside to enjoy, so here are just a few ideas.

Guided Walks in the Lake District

You don’t have to go out for a walk across the fells with a private guide, you can of course experience the views on your own. Self-guided routes of Ambleside include Fairfield Horseshoe, a popular route among the locals.

The Lake District Walker is on hand for everything from a famous walk up Scaffell Pike to relaxed walks from Bridge House in Ambleside.


Speaking of which you can also use them to get started on your navigation skills. Ready to go it alone when it comes to mountaineering or hiking in Windermere. If you’re looking for outdoor activities in Ambleside, there are various shops and tour companies offering expeditions and specialist equipment.

When you’re staying at a boutique spa suite in Windermere, you may only be thinking of a gentle stroll from your hot tub down to the lake. Alternatively, you might want to make use of those nearby Aphrodites Hotel spa facilities, following a hard day mountaineering in Ambleside. That said, a warmer challenge would be to visit the popular indoor Ambleside Climbing Wall.

Bike Riding

We’ve already mentioned walking in the Lake District, well you can always step it up a gear and go on a bike ride. Ambleside offer a number of bike hire options, from everyday cruisers to mountain bikes or even the chance to hop on an e-bike and join the locals.

Water Sports

If you’re staying in a Windermere hotel but want to get away from the more tourist areas, then Ambleside offers a slight alternative. Lake Windermere will cater for beginners to professionals. Either way, it may cramp your moderate style when it comes to something a little more extreme. With a short bus ride from Windermere to Ambleside, you can be still ride the waves in the Lake District in no time.

Horse Riding in Ambleside

Maybe you want to get a little closer to mother nature, without going for all out adventure. Search horse riding in Ambleside and you will soon find some of the finest horse riding clubs in the Lake District.

Boat trips from Ambleside to Windermere

Finally what better way to end the day than a boat trip from Ambleside to Windermere. After all Windermere Lake Cruises will return you to your spa suite in style. It really is a must when visiting Lake Windermere, so sit back and enjoy the ride.

If the British summer takes a turn for the worse, then there are also lots more things to do in Ambleside in the rain. While it’s dry though, make the most of an outdoor activity in Ambleside. After which it will soon be time for a relaxing moment in your spa suite hot tub. So, expect to be fine whatever the weather.

Enjoy your time in the Lake District, book a room at a Windermere Boutique Spa Suite today.

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