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Ambleside, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Ambleside and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Memories Of Ambleside And The Lakes

We as a family first stayed at Rothay Manor in Ambleside in 1953 and it was then that I had my first experiences in fell walking, trout fishing and negotiating the nearby "Stepping Stones" across the river Rothay. Climbing proper was out of the question, a sport reserved for those qualified in this ...Read full memory

A memory of Ambleside by ducatee

Is That Lotus?

Well I wasn't around in 1926 and it was certainly much busier by the 70's when I worked on the launches. You'd never see an empty prom then, at any time of year. One thing unchanged seems to be that launch. I'm sure it is Lotus, she was a beauty very graceful, fast and a joy to drive. Not much dry space for passengers when it ...Read full memory

A memory of Ambleside



A memory of Ambleside