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, and local knowledge.

Guests at Elder Grove often comment on the” friendly home from home,  relaxing  atmosphere  where we try to give 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.

The breakfast  is a must at Elder Grove we hope you will also enjoy  a special start to the day , our  guests often commenting “its the best breakfast we’ve ever had” “what a choice” “thank you for the lovely food” . Putting the ‘Breakfast’ into Bed and Breakfast is  the priority to the  start of every day ~  with your choice of cooked breakfast or lighter bites, locally sourced products and plenty of home made jams, marmalade’s & bread, all prepared sourced by Paul then prepared and cooked fresh for you each morning  giving everyone the perfect start to their day, for 2016 we have introduced the Elder Grove breakfast stack, a lighter but filling stack of Granary Toast, Avocado, Tomato, Bacon topped with an Egg and served with home made sweet chili jam.

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 center 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 (mid Nov to Mid March) rates from 2 nights midweek  £29.50 pppn (minimum stay)  or  3 night Weekend breaks for £100 pp for bookings made directly  over the telephone. For the 2017 season we are offering a dedicated rate for telephone bookings (up to 15% less than internet agency booking sites)  We look forward to your call  ~ 015394 32504 ~ and welcoming you to Elder Grove 

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