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Ambleside Campus Halls of Residence, Lake District, Cumbria

Sleeps 5 - 111 111 Bedrooms 40 Dining

Youth and school group venue sleeping 111 for residential trips with classroom facilities, in the heart of the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Ambleside Campus Halls of Residence, Lake District, Cumbria, sleeps 5 - 111 in 111 bedrooms.

Ambleside has a variety of en suite accommodation available either as individual houses sleeping 8 -11 people or a larger hall of residence sleeping 40. Each house has a well equipped self-catering kitchen and communal seating area.
Classroom facilities include flexible meeting spaces that can accommodate 15 – 140 delegates and a 130 seat lecture theatre. The outside spaces on campus can also be used for group activities.
The campus is located on the outskirts of the village close to the fells and Lake Windermere with easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.
Groups such as the NCS (a voluntary personal and social development programme for 15–17 year olds) regularly use the campus for week long residential courses.

Available for your youth group

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Internet access is available in all rooms. An internal telephone is available in each block and can be used to contact Campus reception and security.


Adapted rooms available for guests with mobility or hearing impairments.

Dog Friendly

No pets can be accommodated.


Each room has shared access to a fully fitted kitchen, with fridge, freezer, cooker and hob, microwave and toaster, crockery and cutlery.

Dining Room

Each kitchen has a dining space. Guests may also use The Barn Café on campus offering a range of hot and cold food.

Sitting Room

Each of our Fell Court Houses has a communal seating or lounge area.

TV and Music Facilities

No TV or music facilities provided.

Games Room

Outdoor table tennis, pool table, communal sitting room.

Heating and Open Fires

All halls have central heating.


Most of our bedrooms are single en suite.


Bed linen and towels are provided.


En suite facilities include toilet, basin and shower.


The campus has many outdoor green spaces and picnic tables on site.

Swimming Pool

No pool on site. Nearest public pool is in Kendal, but many local hotel spa's offer day passes. Open water swimming is permitted in Lake Windermere.


Parking is on campus. Daily pay and display charges apply.


No smoking in any buildings on campus.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Situated on the edge of the village of Ambleside with easy access to the village shops, pubs and restaurants and to the surrounding fells.

  • Ambleside village centre is a couple of minutes walk from the University Campus.
  • The main shopping area is in the village centre with a Tesco Express, Co-op, Spar and independent butchers and grocery stores. The nearest supermarkets are Sainsbury's and Booths in Windermere.
  • Several pubs in the village including The Golden Rule, The Priest Hole and Royal Oak. Good selection of cafes and restaurants including Thai, Vegetarian and Italian.
  • Manchester 94 miles, Glasgow 140 miles.
  • Windermere Station 5 miles. Regular connections to Oxenholme and Manchester Airport.
  • As a major tourist destination there are many bus routes from Ambleside. The Village is connected to Windermere, Coniston and Keswick with extra services in the summer.

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This venue is available for Business Groups

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Business Groups

Centrally located in the heart of the Lake District. Flexible meeting spaces, dedicated conference and events officer. Catered and self catered services available. En suite conference accommodation.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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