One of the best positions in the Lake District...
Personal Family Service...
Classic Lakeland Walks from our front door...
Large Private Car Park...
Beautiful Gardens & Interior ...
The Rothay Garth has a superb position combining glorious mountain views with easy access to Windermere Lake and Ambleside. Ambleside village itself is one of the best known and visited in The Lakes due to its ideal location, a perfect base at the Heart of the glorious Lake District.
The Rothay Garth at Ambleside is a beautiful traditional Victorian Lakeland slate building set in its own landscaped grounds. Whilst retaining its character and many original features, the Rothay Garth offers en suite facilities, a comfortable spacious resident's lounge and drinks service, conservatory, elegant breakfast room and a large private car park. Better still, we are located only a few minutes walk from Lake Windermere at waterhead and only a short stroll to the restaurants, bars, shops and facilities of Ambleside making us convenient as well as elegant.
Here at the Rothay Garth at Ambleside we pride ourselves on our friendly and personal family service.
The Dixon family and staff invite you to share our wonderful heritage that is the Lake District.
A warm welcome awaits.
Here at The Rothay Garth we have a large, comfortable lounge for you to relax in with stunning views of the fells, a choice of daily papers, a selection of local interest books and magazines or, if you prefer, you can simply doze off in front of our lovely
For those who may require something of substance after a hard days walking or, a well deserved pre-dinner drink to start your evening we offer a resident's drinks service between 2pm - 9pm.
Enjoy impressive views of some of Lakeland's classic mountains from the comfort of your chair! From the conservatory you can watch the world go by, read a book or try and count how many fell walkers you can see marching up Loughrigg Fell!!
One of the great things about staying at The Rothay Garth is that you can always find a car parking space. We have room for 18 vehicles.
The Rothay Garth has a beautiful landscaped garden with seating areas from which you can enjoy the mountain scenery, or a leisurely drink.
Served from 1:30pm until 5:30pm we offer a menu serving up sandwiches with a lovely salad garnish and crisps. For those walkers planning a long day on the fells we will happily fill your flasks with hot or cold drinks, and we offer a fell walkers packed lunch to keep you going until tea time!
The Rothay Garth at Ambleside has a variety of elegant and comfortable bedrooms for you to relax in and enjoy your Lake District break away.
We have luxury double rooms - 3 with four-poster beds. These rooms are spacious, with a jacuzzi bath as well as a shower in the en-suite, a DVD player and complimentary waters and fresh fruit. We also have 3 superior rooms which have king size beds and baths as well as showers in the en-suite bathrooms. Again these rooms are spacious. We then have 4 standard double rooms which have double bed and showers in the en-suite. We also have a small standard double room, with a double bed and again a shower in the en-suite. Finally we have 3 rooms able to accommodate more than 2 people - 1 with both a double and single bed, 1with a king size sleigh bed and a single bed and one special suite which has a double bed, a single bed, and a separate lounge area with a double sofa bed!
All of our rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, colour TV, radio, hairdryer and direct dial telephone.