The quiet, rural retreat, a short walk from Ambleside

Gilbertscar Foot is our Holiday Let & Self Catering Cottage in Ambleside. It set in a quiet rural location just a 10-12 minute walk from the town centre.

Recently refurbished to a high standard with 2 double en-suite bedrooms ideal for 4 people. Gilbertscar is a self-contained apartment on two floors and is part of a Victorian country house built in 1866. It is ideally situated in the heart of the Lake District and gives you easy access to the magnificent scenery and all of the attractions in the National Park.

You also have access to the gardens of Riverside B&B which is right next door.

Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday and are for a minimum of 7 days. For shorter bookings please call on 015394 32395.

Gilbertscar Foot

Accommodation & Rooms

  • 2 double en-suite bedrooms ideal for 4 people
  • Self-contained apartment over two floors
  • Spacious Lounge with bay window overlooking the river
  • Newly fitted kitchen/diner
  • Double bedroom with en-suite shower room overlooking river
  • A twin/double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with views over Loughrigg Fell
  • Small patio garden overlooking the River Rothay
  • Access to extensive fell gardens with spectacular views

Facilities at the cottage

  • Fully equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave etc.
  • A small utility room with washer/dryer
  • All bed linen and towels provided
  • Children 10 and over
  • Non smoking
  • Sorry no pets
  • Parking


Gilbertscar is the best cottage we have ever stayed in in the lakes. We'll only use somewhere else if there is no availability here!