Experience everything the Lake District has to offer in a stylish, sophisticated and contemporary luxury hotel. The Waterhead hotel near Ambleside, cleverly combines a traditional Lakeland setting with the comfort of a luxury boutique four star hotel. Every detail is designed to offer a relaxed, intimate atmosphere, while it’s attentive, award winning service will make you feel right at home.
Waterhead is the only AA 4 star town house hotel in the Lake District. With its prime position on the shores of Lake Windermere, is just half a mile from Ambleside making it ideally located for exploring the Lake District. Visitors will also enjoy walking the fells, taking a Lake Windermere cruise or simply visiting the many local attractions in Ambleside and the surrounding area.
The hotel experience is the biggest attraction with superb customer service and proud winners of hotel of the year 2016 from Cumbria Tourism (an award won twice before in recent years as well as being voted top 25 hotel in UK via Tripadvisor).
Guests of the Waterhead hotel receive full complimentary membership of our sister hotel's leisure complex, the Low Wood Bay Leisure Club, located at Low Wood Bay just one mile away. Facilities include feature pool, hot tubs, steam room, sauna, gym, squash court and beauty salons, so you can enjoy being pampered after a long day of exploring the outdoors. Situated just one mile away, on the Lake Windermere shoreline, the Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre offers a range of instructional courses and tuition as well as lots of creative ways to enjoy the lake.