Welcome to the Heart of the English Lake District

Welcome to the Heart of the English Lake District


Elder Grove is a family-run guest house offering you wonderful bed and breakfast in Ambleside. The accommodation is warm, welcoming and homely, making this Bed and Breakfast a fantastic location for your holiday or weekend break in the Lake District. Phone direct for our best prices on 015394 32504.

Your hosts Paul and Vicky McDougall, who have lived in the Lake District all their lives and have a wealth of catering experience, have taken

Elder Grove to a new level in offering a little more than a traditional B & B. The house itself is a distinct, detached Lakeland building, built in the late 1800’s and still retaining many original features but with all the convenience of today’s contemporary living

As you might expect your breakfast at Elder Grove is rather special, with guests often commenting “its the best breakfast we’ve ever had”. Putting the ‘Breakfast’ into Bed and Breakfast, starts with your choice of cooked breakfast or lighter bites from our Breakfast buffet, locally sourced products and plenty of home made jams, marmalade’s & bread, all prepared by Paul giving you the perfect start to your day, this year we are proud to retain a breakfast award form Visit Britain and also be graded as a ‘5 star breakfast’.

The house  is over 4 floors and offers a combination of rooms all en-suite with bath and shower in the bathrooms with 2 rooms having King size double beds and 2 with zip and link beds offering a combination of twin or king size doubles, 2 standard double rooms a 2 spacious rooms one with a Victorian canopy double bed and the other with a modern four poster double bed & 2 single rooms descriptions and pictures can be found in the drop down boxes.

Set in the heart of the Lake District, Elder Grove has easy access to the town of Ambleside, with the centre being only 5 minutes walk. Ambleside is ideal for access to other parts of the Lake District such as Keswick, Windermere and Coniston. Our parking now offers an electric car charging point.

We offer a discounted winter tariff  rates from £29.00 pppn (minimum stay) for bookings made directly us over the telephone   and during the summer season we offer free room upgrades for stays of 3 nights of more when bookings are made by telephone calling 015394 32504 and asking for our telephone booking rates.


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