Compston House

Ambleside, Cumbria


Compston House dates back to the 1890’s and now offers fantastic guest house accommodation. Our property is built out of Lakeland stone and has been lovingly cared for. Located in the heart of Ambleside, it is ideal for those who want a restful break to Cumbria. We are close to all shops, bars and restaurants.

Our adult-only rooms have been tastefully refurbished to offer superb accommodation. We have six newly refurbished rooms with three left to follow soon. Our other three rooms remain American-themed from the previous owners. Excellent facilities in all the rooms include:

En suite.

Complimentary toiletries.

Smart TV.

Radio alarm clock.

Hair Dryer.

Hot beverage tray with tea and coffee.

High speed Wi-Fi.

We offer a wonderful breakfast in the morning to set you up for the day ahead. At Compston House we offer only quality ingredients that encapsulate the best flavours of Cumbria. You can savour award-winning local Cumberland sausage and cured bacon from Haytons Butchers in Staveley and local free-range eggs from Bannerigg Farm in Windermere. From a traditional full English to homemade pancakes and smoked salmon, we have something for everyone. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets are catered for.

Guests are welcome to relax in the lounge. Here you will find a selection of board games, playing cards and books to keep you entertained.

We offer a selection of board games and books for you to use during your stay, in addition to complimentary access to White Platts Recreation Ground found directly opposite the house. They boast a variety of activities such as pitch and putt, mini golf and 3 brand new tennis courts for you to enjoy. This area of Cumbria has a wealth of attractions for you to visit during your stay, including:

World of Beatrix Potter.

Aquarium of the Lakes.

Windermere Steamboats Museum.

Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

For more information about our bed and breakfast in Cumbria please visit our website.

1 private car parking space available. All other spaces are permit parking only. Permits are provided.

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Features & Amenities

  • Off Street Parking
  • Garden
  • Wifi
  • Tennis Court
  • Freeview TV
  • Golf Nearby

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