Ambleside

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Template:GBdot Ambleside is a town in Cumbria in north-west England. It has has a population of about 3,000.

Ambleside is situated at the head of Windermere, England's largest lake. The town is within the Lake District National Park. It is in the Westmorland area.

Steamers (in reality diesel-powered) run to Bowness-on-Windermere and Lakeside offering fine views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Ambleside is a base for hiking, mountaineering and mountain biking. It has a selection of hotels, guest houses, pubs and restaurants.

The Armitt Library and Museum provides a fascinating source of local history with a collection which represents many of the local artists and writers of the past.

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The view over Windermere from Ambleside.
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