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Ambleside Hotels - Waterhead Hotel - Boutique Hotel & Dining

4 star town house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere near Ambleside, Lake District

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Experience the Lake District and all that it has to offer in stylish sophistication and contemporary luxury. The Waterhead hotel, near Ambleside, cleverly combines traditional Lakeland elegance and its stunning setting with the comfort of a new luxury four star Town House Hotel. Every detail is designed to offer a relaxed, intimate atmosphere, calm moods and a fresh approach to service.

The Bar & Grill

The Bar and Grill at the Waterhead presents diners with a choice of evening and full day menus, championing local ingredients with a modern day twist on popular, regional dishes set in a bright, modern setting with subdued décor and interesting lighting adding a contemporary element, all of which serves to create an intimate relaxed environment.

Out & About in Ambleside and the Lake District

The Waterhead hotel, with it's prime position on the shores of Lake Windermere half a mile from Ambleside, is ideally located for exploring the Lakes; walking the fells, taking a cruise on Windermere or simply visiting the many local attractions in Ambleside and nearby towns and villages.

Leisure & Beauty Facilities

Guests of The Waterhead hotel receive full complimentary membership of our sister hotel's leisure complex Low Wood Leisure Club located at Low Wood just 1 mile away. Facilities include feature pool, Jaccuzi, steam room, sauna, solarium, gymnasium, squash court and hair and beauty salons.

Events & Activities

English Lakes - Hotels, Resorts and Venues hosts an array of very memorable and 'individual' events and activities throughout the course of each year. Our 'Individually' tailored events are enriched by the unique qualities of our venues, and enhanced by the spectacular settings some our venues enjoy.

Upcoming Events & Activities at Waterhead.

    Gin Tasting Evenings - Get GINspired at one of our Signature Gin Tasting evenings where you can sample premium gins. ...

    Build your own walking package - Fancy coming away for a walking holiday to the Lake District but don't know where to start? ...

Hotel Facilities

  • 41 Bedrooms with en-suite & daily housekeeping
  • Check-in from 15:00 & Check-out until 11:00
  • Restaurant, Bar & Grill
  • Free Wifi
  • Free guest parking
  • Free Use of local Leisure club
  • Dogs welcome
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • 24 hour reception
  • Family Friendly

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How to find us

The Waterhead is situated by the lakeside at Waterhead. Our postcode is provided beneath the map or you can get directions with Google by following this link. Car parking is available at both the front and rear of the hotel and there is a bus drop off/pick up point outside the front of the hotel.

Contact us

Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0ER