Bed and Breakfast in Ambleside

Foxghyll Guest House
Contact / Location

Foxghyll Guest House, located 5 mins from Ambleside, on the historic literary road of Under Loughrigg. Originally built in the 1600ís in the style of a typical old Lakeland farmhouse, Foxghyll has undergone a diverse and colourful history. Having once had the famous writer, author and poet Thomas De Quincy as a tenant for a short time.

The house was later occupied by the Hon. WE. Forster. MP for the borough of Bradford, and the first minister of education. It was during this time in the 1870ís that extensive additions were added in the decorative & imaginative style of an affluent Regency country house.

For the last two decades however, Foxghyll has become established as one of the leading family run B & Bís in the area.

Offering guests a peaceful and tranquil setting, yet all within easy access to Ambleside and all the amenities the village has to offer.

In a fifteen-minute walk, or a five minute drive from Ambleside town centre, you will find Foxghyll. By the banks of the River Rothay. Set amongst a formally laid, 2-acre garden and with direct access onto Loughrigg Fell itself. Foxghyll sits as a haven to all those who seek to enjoy the beauty and serenity that the Lake District has to offer.
Bed and Breakfast
Official Rating: 4 Star
Located centrally in Ambleside
Open: All Year.
All prices include breakfast unless otherwise stated and are Per Person/Per Night.
Price Range
3 Double
£29 to £35
2 Twin
£29 to £35
Walkers welcomeCyclists welcomeChildren welcome (min age 10 years)Guest loungePay phone availableTelevisions in all rooms
ParkingResidents' garden/patioInternet access - WiFiVegetarians catered forVegans catered forIron available to guestsPayment Options - Sterling
Additional Information
3 Acre Garden, Private fishing, Private Parking.

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Contact Details

Foxghyll Guest House
Under Loughrigg
LA22 9LL

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015394 33292
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