The Gables Guest House

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Church Walk, Compston Road, Ambleside, LA22 9DJ, United Kingdom
4.3 out of 5 rating 85 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Gables Guest House in Ambleside, you'll be in a national park, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Windermere and World of Beatrix Potter. This 4-star guesthouse is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from Ullswater and 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from Derwent Water.


Stay in one of 14 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


This smoke-free guesthouse features boat tours nearby, rock climbing nearby, and hiking/biking trails nearby. Recreational activities include kayaking nearby, sailing nearby, and water skiing nearby.


A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Armitt Museum and Gallery - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Lake Windermere - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Ambleside Pier - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Dora's Field - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Rydal Mount - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Wansfell Pike - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Skelwith Force - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Alcock Tarn - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Wordsworth Museum - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Dove Cottage - 6 km / 3.8 mi
Townend - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
St Oswald's Church - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Wray Castle - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Grasmere Garden Village - 6.4 km / 4 mi

The preferred airport for The Gables Guest House is Manchester (MAN) - 150.4 km / 93.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Check-in is 4 PM – 8 PM daily. Early check-in is possible by pre-arrangement. Check-in after 8 PM is not available.

Guests can contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • Children 16 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Luggage storage