FAQs

Any questions?

Do we provide hairdryers? Do we have free parking?  If you’re considering staying at Elder Grove Bed and Breakfast, here are the answers to some common questions.

Do you provide hairdryers?

Yes, every bedroom has a hairdryer.

What kind of vehicles qualify for free private parking?

Our car park can accommodate cars. Unfortunately, we cannot take vans, minibuses, campervans or crew-cabs. However we can provide advice on where you can park these nearby. Please contact us.

Do you have secure motorbike and cycle storage?

Yes, we can store your bike somewhere safe by arrangement. Please contact us directly about this.

What sort of duvets do you use?

All our bedding is fibre-filled. If you are allergic to this type of bedding, please let us know beforehand so we can make alternative arrangements for you.

What are the arrival and departure times?

Please arrive between 3pm and 8pm and checkout by 10:30am.  If you plan to arrive or to leave outside these hours, please talk with us and we can see what we can do for you.

Do you have internet?

Yes, we have free wireless internet access throughout the building. We will provide you with the current Wifi code when you arrive.

Do you accept dogs?

We only accommodate assistance dogs. Please contact us directly about making arrangements.

What are some things to do in Ambleside?

We are in a prime location from which to enjoy Ambleside and the many walks, cycle routes and attractions that it has to offer. We’ve gathered together some highlights in our Ambleside section.

We’re visiting the Lake District to mark a special occasion. Can you help me arrange some special treats?

Of course. We can arrange flowers, chocolates, wine and champagne to be waiting for you in your room. Please contact us for prices and more information.

Are children allowed?

Our staircases mean that Elder Grove isn’t the best environment for babies and toddlers. However both of our four poster rooms can be set up with an extra bed for a child who is 6 to 12 years old. This does depend on other bookings though, so please contact us first.

Access statement

Please read our Access Statement.

Who runs Elder Grove B&B?

Hello! We’re Matthew and Lucy Redman. Lucy grew up in Cumbria and as a couple we have always holidayed here. We left our corporate jobs in Somerset to live our dream of running a welcoming B&B in the Lake District.

When was Elder Grove built?

The building is Victorian and built in the late 1800s. We are proud that it still contains many original features. There is even the option of waking up in a Victorian four-poster bed