Visiting The Local Area
In this section, there are a whole range of information on things to do and see in the area surrounding Waterhead Hotel, to suit all ages. From activities to do, wildlife to watch and places to visit.
Shopping in Ambleside
As a small town, Ambleside has not been colonised by High Street chain stores. But because they cater for millions of tourists, independent retailers in Ambleside have been able to develop successful shops selling a wide range of goods not easy to find elsewhere.
Distance: 35 minute drive
Shopping in Windermere
There are plenty of shops, ranging from crafts, gifts, clothing, outdoor shops and supermarket (Booths).
Distance: 20 minute drive
Shopping in Kendal
Kendal has some fine shops which cater for everyone from high street names, factory outlets, craft shops, speciality shops and traditional markets. The latest shopping area is the Elephant Yard. There is also the popular K-Village Outlet Centre (www.kvillage.co.uk), Westmorland Shopping Centre and the Blackhall Yard Centre.
Distance: 40 minute drive