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Ambleside Buses - Explore the area during your visit

At the head of Lake Windermere and the foot of Kirkstone Pass, there's a pastime for everyone. Ambleside is a bustling market town great for cafes, walking and climbing equipment. With Waterhead pier connecting visitors to the Lake, catch the steamer for a leisurely boat ride or hire a boat. 

The town is bursting with traditional pubs, tea shops, and award winning restaurants.

 

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Ambleside to.......

Windermere 11 mins by bus 

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A charming town for a leisurely stroll, independent shops and a walk around the lake. (555, 599, 505)

 

 Bowness every 20 mins 

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Experience Lake Windermere, hire a boat or enjoy a leisurely cruise with a Windermere Lake Cruises bus & boat ticket. (555, 599)

 Grasmere 15 mins by bus 

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An artistic village with galleries, bookshops and home to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum. Head to the hills or take a stroll around Grasmere Lake and Rydal Water. (555, 599)

 

 Hawkshead 20 mins by bus

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 A bustling village in a beautiful setting with a great selection of eateries, traditional pubs and its own Hawshead Brewery. (505)

 


 Elterwater 17 mins by bus

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The Langdales and the famous Skelwith Force waterfall, quintessentially Lakeland. (516)

 

 Keswick every 30 mins

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Ride the scenic route through the heart of the Lakes for stunning lake views and awe-inspiring vistas. (555)

 

 Coniston every 60 mins  

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A great base for walking and sailing or ride the famous Steam Yacht Gondola to really appreciate the scenery. (505)

 

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Things to do........

Castlerigg Stone Circle 30 mins by bus

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At 5000 years old, Castlerigg is one of Britain's earliest stone circle with panoramic views of the Northern Fells.


  Beatrix Potter Gallery 20 mins by bus

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In Hawkshead centre, see a selection of published work on display, including original watercolour paintings. 


 Grasmere Gingerbread every 20 mins 

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After all the sightseeing, visit The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop to stock up on goodies. 

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