Accommodation in Ambleside

Set in the heart of the Lake District, Ambleside is the perfect backdrop for University life and your Student Experience. If you’re thinking of studying here, find out what our campus residences have to offer.

Ambleside Halls of Residence

Ambleside offers a variety of accommodation, all of which provides excellent facilities for study and recreation. We have recently added new, bespoke student halls to Ambleside Campus, which opened in September 2016. This £4.5m development provides high quality ensuite rooms and facilities designed to tie in with the unique natural Lake District environment.

Facilities

Please note that all areas within the halls of residence are non-smoking.

 

New accommodation

Fellbarrow, Eagle Cragg, Castle Cragg, Rosthwaite, Seathwaite, Stybarrow, Yewbarrow

En-suite, Self Catering

Opened in September 2016, these three and four-storey town houses are brand new. Five 11 bedroomed houses and two 8 bedded houses offering a total of 71 en-suite bedrooms, including two disabled accessible bedrooms.   (Click the arrows or swipe for more photos)

  • Fully equipped bedrooms including ¾ or single bed and ensuite pod.
  • The townhouses feature large open plan kitchen and dining areas with a spacious communal lounge.

 

 

Exterior shots of new build

Ambleside Halls

Interior shots from new building

Ambleside Halls

Interior shots from new building

Ambleside Halls

Interior shots from new building

The Cottages

Hazeldene, Beechfield, Ashfield, Heathfield, Green Bank North & Green Bank South

Self catered, single rooms

  • 4/5 single bedded rooms
  • Fully equipped bedrooms
  • Wireless internet access available in all rooms
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • Shared bath/shower room
  • Front Garden and rear yard

 

The Cottages

Wansfell

Standard rooms, self catered

  • 11 rooms across 3 floors housing 3-5 students per floor
  • Fully equipped bedrooms, Twin rooms are available if required
  • Each floor has a shared kitchen & bathrooms
  • On Site Laundry
  • On Site Bike Storage
  • Access to Communal Lounge

 

Wansfell Hall

Helvellyn

Standard rooms, self catered

  • 20 rooms across 3 floors, housing between 5-7 students per floor
  • Fully equipped rooms, some Twin rooms available if required.
  • Each floor has a shared kitchen & bathrooms
  • Access to Communal Lounge
  • On Site Laundry
  • On Site Bike Store

 

Helvellyn Hall

Fairfield

Ensuite rooms, self-catered

  • 40 en-suite rooms across four floors, 10 students per floor
  • Fully equipped bedrooms
  • Shared Kitchen facilties
  • Access to large communal lounge within the building
  • On site Laundry
  • On site bike store

 

Fairfield Hall

The Howes

Standard and en-suite, self-catered

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Standard singles, large singles, twin standard & twin en-suite rooms available
  • 3 shared kitchens over four floors
  • Shared bath/shower rooms
  • 10 Minute walk from Campus, ideally located Ambleside Centre and amenities

 

two students sitting on cottage doorstep in Ambleside.

Accommodation costs (per week)

Contract length: 42 weeks

Room Type

Cost

Wansfell

Helvellyn

Howes

Fairfield

Cottages

New Build

Twin

£64.95

Y Y Y

 

 

 

Small Single

£72.30-£74.40

 

 

Y

 

Y

 

Twin Ensuite

£72.75

 

 

Y

 

 

 

Standard Single

£88.50-£90.60

Y Y Y

 

Y

 

Large Single

£96.45-£98.80

Y Y Y

 

Y

 

Single Ensuite

£109.30

 

 

 

Y

 

 

Single Ensuite

£115.30

 

 

 

 

 

Y

 Please note, Prices are dependant on room type per hall.

 

Private Sector Accommodation

We also advertise houses in the local area owned by private landlords through Cumbria StudentPad. Please note Lancaster Private sector accommodation is ran in Partnership with the accreditation scheme through Lancaster University.

We know moving out of halls is a big step, so we organise house hunting events. You can meet other students, receive guidance from a buddy (a second or third-year student) and view accommodation.

Things to consider when going with a private landlord are:

If you are interested in recieving more information regarding Student pad or our headlease scheme (Carlisle and Ambleside), please contact us on:

Carlisle  01228 616206  carlisleaccom@cumbria.ac.uk

Lancaster 01524385497  lancasteraccom@cumbria.ac.uk

Ambleside 01539430224  amblesideaccom@cumbria.ac.uk

 

Ambleside accommodation office

Day Opening Hours
Mon 9am - 3.30pm
Tues 9am - 12pm
Wed 9am - 12pm
Thurs Closed
Fri 11am - 4pm

Email: amblesideaccom@cumbria.ac.uk
Phone: 015394 30224

Halls of Residence postal addresses

Fairfield Halls/Wansfell/Helvellyn/Fellbarrow/Stybarrow/Yewbarrow/Eaglecrag/Castle Crag/Rosthwaite/Seathwaite Students

(Block Number)
(Flat Number)
(Room Number)
(NAME OF HALLS) Halls of Residence
University of Cumbria
Rydal Road
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 9BB

Ashfield/Beechfield/Hazeldene/Heathfield and Greenback North/South Students

(Block Number)
(Flat Number)
(Room Number)
(NAME OF HALLS) Halls of Residence
University of Cumbria
Nook Lane
Ambleside
LA22 9BL

The Howes

(Flat Number)
(Room Number)
The Howes Halls of Residence
University of Cumbria
Lower Gale
Ambleside
LA22 0BD