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6 Church Street, Ambleside

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This charming Grade II listed cottage is situated in the heart of Ambleside where there are a good selection of shops, pubs, places to eat and even a cinema.

6 Church Street Exterior

It is small, comfortable and cosy and has a lovely ambiance. We receive many favourable comments from satisfied visitors. 

As you will see from the internal photographs there are a wealth of exposed beams and other period features which add to its charm. There is also a small sunny enclosed garden and sitting out area complete with Bistro set at the back of the cottage.

There are a good selection of low level walks from the door. Rydal and Grasmere are both within walking distance and Coniston Water is only a short drive from Ambleside. 

Other lakes, although a little further afield, are easily accessible by car or bus. The main bus stop in Ambleside is about 100 meters from the cottage. If you’re looking for a challenge Fairfield, one of the best high level walks in the Lake District, starts and finishes in Ambleside. It will take you most of the day and leave some of you feeling pretty exhausted – but mentally recharged.

Get your maps out and plan your walks and outings to suit your abilities, ambitions and interests. You have a lot of choice. At the end of the day you can relax in the garden with something to refresh you.   


The cottage is centrally heated – by gas.

Sitting room / diner with open fire, two small leather sofas, TV / DVD and Broadband / WiFi.

6 Church Street Lounge

Front bedroom with double bed.

6 Church Street Master Bedroom

Back bedroom with two single beds.

Fitted modern kitchen (cooking by electricity) with microwave and small fitted dish washer. 

Modern bathroom with good mixer shower over the bath and a heated towel rail. 

Hot water is on demand – not stored.


Parking in Church Street is permitted but for a restricted period of up to one hour between 10.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. If you park in Church Street (or most other places in Ambleside) during the restricted period you will need to display a parking disc set at the time of parking. A parking disc will be in the cottage. There are other streets in Ambleside which have no parking restrictions. We do provide a residents parking permit to guests which allows parking in Compston Street behind the cottage. The permit must be displayed on the dash board at all times and left in the cottage upon departure – it is on a first come first serve basis.

Alternatively, daily three day or weekly parking tickets can be purchased from four car parks at King Street, Lake Road, Low Fold and Rydal Road car parks. Refer to https://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/parking-permits-and-passes/three-and-seven-day-parking-passes/

Booking Procedure

To provisionally book a stay you can call 015394 41680, email cottagescumbria@gmail.com or complete an online booking form for your selected cottage. If you prefer you can download and print a PDF booking form which you can send to us.

If the cottage is available it will be provisionally reserved for you.

We will require a deposit which is one third of the total price of your stay. If it’s one month or less before the start of your stay we require full payment. Payment can be made by Bank transfer (BACS), cheque or PayPal.

On receipt of your booking form and deposit we will confirm your reservation by email or post.

If you’re sending a printed booking form and a cheque (payable to Mr J.A. Batho) our address is Mr J.A. Batho, High Hollin Bank, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AG.

If you’re paying by Bank transfer or PayPal we’ll be in touch with the necessary details.

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