Oxley’s ‘Blue Fish Spa’ is located just a few minutes walk away and Easedale Lodge guests have the advantage of a 10% discount on all treatments, ranging from facials and exfoliants to manicures and massage – or book a full or half day pamper session. A haven of peace and tranquillity, the luxurious relaxation room looks out over the Lakeland fells or you can give the riverside outdoor hot-tub a whirl.
Ambleside offers live music in a number of venues ranging from the folk singer in the traditional pub, to local ‘rock stars’ in the trendy wine bar and more widely known jazz and soul stars at Zeffirellis. Larger venues a short drive away are The Brewery Arts Centre at Kendal, The Coro at Ulverston and The Forum at Barrow.
Ambleside boasts an array of outdoor clothing & equipment shops making it the ideal place to renew your walking and outdoor gear. The village also has a number of interior decoration and gift shops - perfect for presents or for treating yourself.
Art Studios & Galleries
In Ambleside you can view or buy artwork, crafts and paintings from many well known artists as well as local craftsmen and women. Also in the vicinity are a number of heritage centres, art houses and galleries showing the works of famous artists.
Local Attractions & Activities
Ambleside hosts many local attractions and activities, either in the village itself or a short drive or bus ride away, such as:
- William Wordsworth & Beatrix Potter historic attractions
- The Armitt Museum
- Stagshaw Gardens
- Wray Castle
- Theatres in Bowness, Kendal & Keswick
Large & Small Screens
Ambleside hosts a number of cinema screens showing everything from the current box office hits to relaying opera, concert and ballet productions.
Major sporting and national events are relayed on multiple screens in a couple of the local pubs.