- The Armitt Library and Museum - provides a fascinating source of local history
- Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall
- Bridge House – a 17th century structure over Stock Ghyll, now used as an information centre for the national Trust.
- Homes of Football, 100 Lake Road. 015394 34440. Weekdays 10am – 2pm (guaranteed, will sometimes stay open later). Weekends 10.30am – 4.30pm. Exhibition of photographs by Stuart Clarke, taken at football matches or football-related events all around the world. A fascinating insight into football culture. Strongly recommended.
Feed the swans near the jetty.
- The Drunken Duck Inn,  Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0NG, Telephone +44 15394 36347, email: email@example.com. Tariff £90 upwards.
- Ambleside Lodge,  Bed and Breakfast, Ambleside Lodge, Rothay Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0EJ, Telephone +44 15394 31681, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tariff £30 upwards.
- Rockwood , in historic & beautiful nearby Grasmere, is an example of a fine traditionally built lakeland residence, which sleeps 10-12 and is only 10 mins quiet walk from the centre of the village. Oak Apple Barn  close by in Hawkshead, one of the most picturesque villages in England, is a beautifully converted 17th century barn, which sleeps 2-4 in a wonderfully quiet location.
- Heron Beck Guest House,, Off Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, ☎ 01539435272, . checkin: 4.00pm; checkout: 10.00am. Heron Beck guest house provides quality 4 Star accommodation in Grasmere in the very heart of the famed Lake District National Park. The guest house offers visitors stunning views over private gardens reaching out to the nearby fells, a truly breathtaking scene. Bed & Breakfast from £40 per person per night. £40.
- Rydal Mount – home of William Wordsworth
This page was last edited at 09:23, on 29 January 2009 by cz. Based on work by Mark Sheffield and P.K.Niyogi, Wikitravel user(s) WindHorse and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.