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Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside, England
Phone Number:
+44 15394 35599

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What a charming place to visit. I visited early before the tourists arrived as I wanted to capture some images. I parked in the parking station nearby as it's just a short walk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
Brisbane Region, Australia

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is now the property of the National Trust. It is a much photographed tiny building spanning the River Rothay -( I believe). Once used as an Apple store. Well worth a visit.

Thank tyersjean93
Leven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Bridge House catches your eye and you simply have to go in! Afetr a glance around the upstairs and downstairs room tyou have virtually done it! There was a fire in the range when we went so if there is nobody else there a couple of people can sit down and look out the windows down the stream and... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Passed by Bridge House a few times - seen it on the TV. Very quirky building. A lady was narrating it's history. Lots of photo' s being taken.

Thank Livelygadabouts
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small little house belonging to the National Trust. I think this used to be a bridge when it was first built hundreds of years ago and eventually became a little house with 2 floors. You can't go inside the house but you can go up the stairs on the little balcony, to take some pictures. If you're... More 

Thank Wolf L
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Such a quaint and gorgeous little building with a fabulous history, very lucky not to have been lost in the floods of December 2015. Recommend a visit; it doesn't take long and the National Trust volunteer is both knowledgeable and friendly. Make sure you sign the Visitors' Book to ensure this little gem receives the funding to preserve it for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We visited this amazing little bridge house and were surprised to find that it is actually two - an upstairs with it's own entrance as well as a downstairs. This is a National Trust property and so will be preserved and protected for future generations :)

Thank Hancocks
Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

What a charming place to visit. I visited early before the tourists arrived as I wanted to capture some images. I parked in the parking station nearby as it's just a short walk away. I left before it actually opened to the public for viewing as it's very popular

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Worth a quick look if you're in Ambleside. It's a 17th century building with a lot of history. Worth a photo or two.

Thank Stuart N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a lovely NT lady give us a history of the Bridge House and the fire was lit so it was cosy as it poured down outside.

Thank Stuart B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Different. Over a stream. I'd like to stay in it for a night in front of the fire. Girlfriend liked it

Thank Sean D

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