Less than a mile from Lake Windermere, in the center of Ambleside, Smallwood House is a family-run guesthouse. Free access to Salutation recreational facilities is available. Built in 1880 using local Westmoreland slate, Smallwood House retains its vintage charms while providing up-to-date facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and all rooms have private bathrooms and TVs. A freshly cooked Cumbrian breakfast is available and can be served in the dining room or brought to your room. Packed lunches can also be provided and drinks are available in the lounge. The Salutation recreational facilities are just a 2-minute walk away and offer both rainy-day activities and spa facilities including an indoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi.