Some website and Facebook links
Long-established website that is the go-to site for holiday accommodation. Strong on history and character of the town, too. There are a number of links to this site from loveambleside.uk
Independent museum and library, founded in Ambleside by Mary Louisa Armitt in 1909.
Based at Brathay Hall, the trust works with 7,000 young people a year focusing on the skills, attitudes and behaviours they need to develop their potential and employability.
FIX THE FELLS
Organisation that repairs footpaths in the national park.
FRIENDS OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
Founded in 1934 to protect and conserve the Lake District.
Group, formed in 2014, ‘united by serious concerns over proposed developments in and around the town’.
Information about the village.
LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY
LAKES PARISH COUNCIL
Information (agendas, minutes, councillors etc) about the parish council covering Ambleside, Grasmere, Rydal, Troutbeck and Great Langdale.
LANGDALE/AMBLESIDE MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM
Useful safety advice when walking the fells.
NATIONAL TRUST (THE)
Formerly the Ramblers Society
Home of the poet William Wordsworth from 1813 to his death in 1850. It is currently operated as a writer’s home museum.
WAINWRIGHT SOCIETY (THE)
Formed in 2002, the primary aim of the society is to keep alive the things which Alfred Wainwright promoted through the guidebooks, and the many other publications which were the ‘labour of love’ for a large portion of his life.
WORDSWORTH TRUST (THE)
Group that looks after Dove Cottage, Grasmere, plus collections of Wordsworth’s work and other artists of the period.
Independent cinemas – Zeffirellis and Fellinis – with restaurants. Jazz at Zeffirellis.