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Bridge House

Bridge House Rydal Road, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 35599
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Nice place to have a quick look round

If your in Ambleside for the day this is a nice place to have a quick look round. It is free to go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Quaint little house spanning the river in Ambleside. Only one up, one down so hard to imagine a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“an apple” (15 reviews)
Bridge House Rydal Road, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 35599

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your in Ambleside for the day this is a nice place to have a quick look round. It is free to go in. Top tips: It is very small so be prepared to queue to go upstairs

Thank PrincessBellexx
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quaint little house spanning the river in Ambleside. Only one up, one down so hard to imagine a family living there. Lovely lady from the National Trust explained its history. Recommend.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This bridge house is amazing, but it was initially built to store apples, because the farmer had an orchard on the other side of the waterway. There is much history here and a guide to share it.

Thank ehiggin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a lot to see ! but worth having a look for its quirkiness.Not my favourite areas to visit around the lakes.Grey stone buildings and rather grim.

1  Thank flyinghigh1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't expect to find this at the top of the main street. A very unusual and quirky building. Only takes five minutes to check it out and well worth the effort.

Thank Sue_Morrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a delightful sight in Ambleside and this September 2017 celebrates 90 years since Bridge house was bought by the community for the community. A small attraction that you shouldn't miss - great photo opportunity for the David Baileys in your group!

Thank curlyPreston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This National Trust property will only take a couple of minutes to visit as it a tiny house on two levels, quite a novelty

Thank AndyW5961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not worth a special trip but if you find yourself in the lovely village of Ambleside (highly recommended) it's worth make a quick detour to see this quirky building over the stream. Free entry and won't take more than a few minutes to have a...More

Thank schwarzfam14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Ambleside then we highly recommend a visit. Won't take too much time as it is tiny but the National Trust representative will give you lots of information about the site. Very friendly and helpful

Thank Sally-David1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting little structure in the middle of town. Lots of people going in and taking photos. There was a nice lady inside who told us all about the place and it's history.

Thank Shy D
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Julie M
25 June 2015|
Response from Julie M |
Please can you give me the post code of Bridge House Ambleside. Cumbria.