Shopping in Ambleside

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Hayes Garden World

A family owned business since the early 19th century. They have been involved in the design & construction of gardens at Lowther Castle, Sizergh Castle & Chelsea Flower Show, where TR Hayes received royal recognition for his design in 1924.

 Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0DW

J. F. Martin & Co

This family run shop was established as a workshop at the top of Church St in 1891. Joseph F. Martin was a tinsmith and made bespoke utility wear. Shortly afterwards opening as an Ironmongers Shop on Church St. In 1922 Joseph and Sarah moved to Compston Street where Tinny Martins has remained ever since.

Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DR

BEETHAM & DEAN                    

STOVE, FIREPLACE & BIOMASS SPECIALISTS BASED IN AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA

We are experts in providing and installing a wide range of stoves, fireplaces and biomass from a substantial selection of manufacturers.

2 Bridge Street, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DU

Detail Retail

A delightful shop selling a cornucopia of gifts and items for the house. Plus a wonderful selection of cards for any occasion.
We have taken a fresh approach customer service and in order to offer you the best of the best, 
please call our Ambleside store directly on 015394 33866 for a personal shopper service … all FREE OF CHARGE

Market Place, Ambleside, LA22 9BU

F. W. TYSON - Mountain Footwear

Since 1887 F W TYSON have specialised in COUNTRY STYLE and MOUNTAIN FOOTWEAR for the connoisseur including walking shoes and boots plus Mens and Ladies hiking shoes and hiking boots. Today the same ideals of high quality and first class service are observed as they were over 130 years ago.

Market Place, Ambleside, LA22 9BU

Ghyllside Cycles

Amazing range of cycles, clothing, panniers, luggage, seats, drybags, motorcycle luggage, bike servicing, new bike builds and custom builds, wheel builds and much more.

The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ

Climbers Shop

The first specialist mountaineer climbing shop in the country. Opened in 1959 by Frank Davies.

Started near the Bridge House in a tiny premises, it now sits on the top of Compston Road.

Compston Rd, Ambleside LA22 9DS

Adventure Peaks

Adventure Peaks offer one of the UK’s most comprehensive collections of worldwide expeditions, treks and courses as well as our online shop supplying clothing, footwear, equipment and accessories. All levels, abilities and ambitions are catered.

101 Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0DB

Old Courthouse Gallery

Established in 1994, the Old Courthouse Gallery in Ambleside has become one of the leading independent contemporary arts galleries in the North of England. A range of media are featured in the gallery including wall art, wood/furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork and jewellery for both the serious collector and the person looking for the ideal gift or memento.

Market Place, Ambleside, LA22 9BU

Fred's Ambleside Bookshop

We are a small, independent bookshop nestled in the heart of the English Lake District. With a diverse range of books although we’re only a little shop, we take pride in stocking one of nearly everything rather than keep a 20 strong pile of the latest bestseller.

Central Buildings, Ambleside, LA22 9BS

Old Bank House Chocolate Shop

We offer  superior handmade chocolates in many forms, such as individual chocolates made on the premises and chocolate truffle logs in a variety of liqueur flavours. Enter the preserved old strong room and see the display of gift baskets, luxury jams, sweets and biscuits. You can often watch chocolates being made.

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0AD

Complete list of shops in Ambleside and Grasmere
AMBLESIDE & WATERHEAD
BAKERIES APPLE PIE EATING HOUSE & BAKERY, RYDAL RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9AN 015394 33679
GREGGS, OLD STAMP HOUSE, CHURCH ST, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0BU 015394 32638
PEGGY`S, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DJ 015394 32303
BICYCLES
GHYLLSIDE CYCLES, THE SLACK, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DQ 015394 33592
BIKETREKS, RYDAL ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9AN 015394 31245
BOAT CHANDLERS WATERHEAD MARINE LTD, WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0EX 015394 32424
BODY CARE BATH HOUSE SHOP, THE ARCHWAY, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU 015394 33362
AMBLESIDE SALUTATION SPA, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU 015394 32385
BOOKSHOPS FRED HOLDSWORTH,
CENTRAL BUILDINGS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS
015394 33388
HENRY ROBERTS BOOKSHOP, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU
BUTCHERS F GARSIDE, NORTH RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DT 015394 32211
CHARITY SHOPS OXFAM, CHURCH ST, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0BU 015394 34487
CHEMISTS THOMAS BELL, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 33345
BOOTS THE CHEMIST, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 33355
CLOTHING
See also Outdoor clothing
EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL, SALUTATION, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BX 015394 32793
EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL, at HAYES GARDEN WORLD, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DW 015394 32921
RUSH, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394 32497
FAT FACE, 6 MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 33376
LAKELAND LEATHER, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 32364
JOULES, MARKET CROSS, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 34941
AMBAGS, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394
COAL MERCHANTS W F WILKIN & SON, GRANGE-OVER-SANDS 015395 36300
F & T CHADWICK, HANNAKIN, HAWKSHEAD 015394 36211
CONFECTIONERY OLD BRIDGE HOUSE FUDGE SHOP, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 31496
OLD BANK HOUSE CHOCOLATES, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32422
FRIARS, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU
CRAFTSMEN HIDE & HORN, THE SLACK, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394 33052
TOUCHSTONE GALLERIES, SKELWITH BRIDGE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9NN 015394 34002
STONEAGE, CHURCH ST, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0BU 015394 32198
FLORISTS LILY LOU'S, St Marys Lane, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DG 015394 33121
FOOTWEAR
See also Outdoor Clothing
F W TYSON, MARKET PL, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU 015394 33329
PAVERS, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 33531
RUBYSHOESDAY, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32240
FURNITURE BAXTER & LEE BESPOKE FURNITURE, OLD COACH HOUSE, KELSICK ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0BZ 015394 34434
GALLERIES See Attractions page
GARDENS HAYES GARDENWORLD LTD, LAKE DISTRICT NURSERIES, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DW 015394 33434
AMBLESIDE FOREST & GARDEN MACHINERY, KNOTT ST, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0EA 015394 33683
GIFTS
DETAIL, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU 015394 33866
THE HUB OF AMBLESIDE (TIC/gifts/post office), CENTRAL BUILDINGS, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 015394 32582
SHELL SHOP, WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0EY
SILVER MOON, NORTH ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394 32973
SIGNATURE, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394 32030
6 THE SLACK, THE SLACK, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DQ
GEAR, CENTRAL BUILDINGS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS
CHERRYDIDI, CENTRAL BUILDINGS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS
OOH-LA-LA, MARKET SQUARE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 015394 32727
HERBY JACKS, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 07976 485526
GROCERS/GREENGROCERS/
FOOD
GRANNY SMITH, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU 015394 33145
AMBLESIDE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD, VILLAGE STORE, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 33124
SPAR FOODSTORE, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DJ 015394 33127
TESCO EXPRESS, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU
STOCK GHYLL FINE FOODS, CENTRAL BUILDINGS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 015394 31865
HARDWARE/IRONMONGERY J F MARTIN LTD, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 32138
JEWELLERS HORSMANS, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32281
KITCHENWARE J F MARTIN LTD, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 32138
MINERALS & ROCKS ROCK SHOP, NORTH RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DT 015394 31923
MOTORING/FUEL Hills Of Corby Ltd, Lake Rd, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32144
MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT
See also Outdoor Clothing
CLIMBERS SHOP LTD, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DS 015394 32297
NEWSAGENTS AMBLESIDE NEWSAGENTS, CHURCH ST, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0BT 015394 31047
HENRY ROBERTS BOOKSHOP, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BU
OFF LICENSE AMBLESIDE WINE STORE, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394
BEER SHOP, KELSICK ROAD, AMBLESIDE,
KINDRED SPIRITS, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, LA22 9DR
OPTICIANS AMBLESIDE OPTICIANS, NORTH RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 015394 31331
OUTDOOR CLOTHING S R CUNNINGHAM, OUTDOOR CENTRE, RYDAL RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9AN 015394 32636
ADVENTURE PEAKS & CLIMBING WALL 101 LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DB 015394 33794
ALPKIT, 100 LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DB 015394 54954
LITTLE WALKERS, CENTRAL BUILDINGD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DB 015394 34008
COTSWOLD OUTDOORS, at HAYES GARDEN WORLD, LAKE ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0DW 01539 751244
SWIM THE LAKES/OUTDOOR ADVENTURE, COMPSTON RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DJ 015394 33826
GAYNOR SPORTS, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 34340
FIELD & TREK, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE,
CUMBRIA LA22 9BT
015394 34350
ROHAN, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 31630
THE MOUNTAIN FACTOR, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32752
FJALLRAVEN, LAKE RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0AD 015394 32752
TRESPASS, MARKET CROSS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394
MOUNTAIN WAREHOUSE, MILL YARD, RYDAL RD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9AN 015394 31277
TOG 24, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 33913
BLACKS OUTDOOR LEISURE, 42 COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BT 015394 33197
EDGE OF THE WORLD, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 015394 33033
THE EPICENTRE, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 015395 28528
PET SUPPLIES PAWS BY THE LAKE, WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0EZ 015394 32014
POST OFFICE THE HUB OF AMBLESIDE/POST OFFICE/TOURIST INFORMATION, CENTRAL BUILDINGS, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BS 0844 225 0544
SHEEPSKIN PRODUCTS AMBLESIDE SHEEPSKIN PRODUCTS, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DR 015394 32060
SOFT FURNISHINGS PONDEN HOME at EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL, MARKET PLACE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9BX 015394 32793
WOOLLY RUG COMPANY, The Boathouse, Rothay Road, Ambleside, LA22 0EE 015394 33003
TOYS THE AMBLESIDE TOYSHOP, COMPSTON ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DJ 015394 33780
VIDEO/DVD HIRE AMBLESIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY, KELSICK ROAD, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9DS 015394 32507
GRASMERE
ART SHOPS HEATON COOPER STUDIO, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SX 015394 35280
BAKERIES GINGERBREAD SHOP (SARAH NELSON), CHURCH COTTAGE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SP
CROFT BAKERY, RED LION SQUARE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22
BOOKSHOPS SAM READ, BROADGATE HOUSE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SY 015394 35374
CHEMIST GRASMERE PHARMACY, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9TA 015394 35553
CLOTHING REEKIES OF GRASMERE, OLD COACH HOUSE, STOCK LANE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SL 015394 35221
CRAGLANDS, STOCK LA, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SJ 015394 35283
JUMPERS, CHURCH BRIDGE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SN 015394 35319
CRAFTS LAKES CRAFTS & ANTIQUES, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9TA 015394 35037
GARDENS GRASMERE GARDENS, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SW 015394 35255
GIFTS
KIRK ALLANS GIFTS, CHURCH BRIDGE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SN 015394 35050
GRASMERE GIFTS & BOOKS, STOCK LANE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SJ 015394 35572
BECK STEPS GIFT SHOP, COLLEGE ST, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SY 015394 35417
GRASMERE CRAFTS, CHURCH BRIDGE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SP
GROCERS AMBLESIDE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD, VILLAGE STORE, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9TA 015394 35229
NEWSAGENT BARNEYS NEWSBOX, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9TA 015394 35627
OUTDOOR GEAR ACTIV, RED LION SQ, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9SP 015394 35614
Jack Wolfskin Store, BROADGATE, GRASMERE, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 9TA