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Peter Rabbit on Location in Ambleside

By |2017-04-03T19:15:42+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Ambleside, Blog, News|

There's been lots of activity in Ambleside today with the first Lake District on location filming of the new adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic, Peter Rabbit. It's a big feature film from Columbia Pictures with James Corden as Peter Rabbit and Sam Neil as Mr McGregor. Ambleside Toy Shop, just up from  'Swim [...]

Festival of the Fells Ambleside

By |2018-01-31T10:53:52+00:00August 16th, 2016|Ambleside, Lake District, Wild Swimming|

The Festival of the Fells Ambleside is celebration of mountain, outdoor and cultural activities all in the glorious surroundings of the Lake District national park. Centred upon the pretty town of Ambleside and its surrounding area, the festival will appeal to fell lovers, outdoor folk and those who love the Lake District.   The Festival of [...]

All Together Now for Ambleside

By |2017-11-07T12:56:00+00:00March 9th, 2016|Ambleside, Blog, Lake District, News|

A new group has been formed bringing together the businesses and supporters of Ambleside to promote the town, its attractions and events. Ambleside Together has been created by a group of local business people as a response to the winter storms and the impact on tourism and visitor numbers. The first challenge for the [...]

Waterhead Improvement Scheme Started

By |2017-11-07T12:44:25+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Ambleside, Blog, Lake District, News|

The redevelopment of Waterhead, Ambleside is in full swing. The improvement to Waterhead  promenade will include resurfacing walkways, repairing walls and installing a ‘panorama’ board, to identify key Lakeland landmarks that can be seen from the shore.   Theres also new benches and seating, better landscaping and railings and litter bins all designed to [...]

Ambleside to Host First Festival of the Fells

By |2017-11-07T12:48:18+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Ambleside, Blog, News|

Ambleside is to host the country’s first Festival of the Fells, offering a feast of walking, swimming, scrambling and talks in the town. The event, in September, will celebrate the landscape, culture, history and outdoor activity in the heart of the Lake District. Organised by Ambleside Together, the festival will be staged over four [...]

Ambleside Climbing Wall

By |2017-11-23T14:51:06+00:00November 15th, 2015|Ambleside, Blog|

Ambleside Climbing Wall Visitors to Ambleside are about to be 'stone-walled' with the opening of a new indoor climbing wall. Ambleside-based Adventure Peaks company is building a new indoor climbing centre within what was the old 'Young’s Furnishing' building on Lake Road. The wall is said to be 10.5 meter’s high and will be [...]

On-Street Parking Meters in Ambleside, Have Your Say.

By |2017-11-23T15:18:03+00:00April 25th, 2014|Ambleside, Blog|

The Westmorland Gazette continued their report this week (25-4/14) on the proposed on street parking charges in Ambleside, where hundreds of people have signed petitions opposing the plans. An online petition created by Lakes county councillor Heidi Halliday, attracted more than 500 signatures in one week, The Spar has also gathered hundreds on a [...]

Amblesides Green Light to Sainsbury’s

By |2017-11-23T15:36:44+00:00April 4th, 2014|Ambleside, Blog|

The Lake District National Park Authority planners have given the green light to Sainsbury's to build a supermarket in Ambleside on the site alongside Hayes Garden centre. The plans involve a 14,000sq ft site. The supermarket giant’s application was passed even though a reduction in town centre trading of 5% has been predicted. A [...]

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