Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you are planning on travelling distance to attractions, we would recommend that you contact the venues directly in advance to avoid disappointment.

If you, or any of your party have a new persistant cough, or develop a fever of 38C, we would instead advise you to use the NHS's dedicated website for professional advice.

The Armitt: Ambleside's Museum & Library Centre

Ambleside's Armitt Museum and Library has become the historical focal point for the town and national park area. Features people and events from the Romans to the present-day. It is housed in a purpose-built traditional stone building that reflects the strength of character and nature of its people and environs. An environment that has provided a challenge and inspiration to its people through the centuries and attracted some remarkable talents: William Wordsworth, Robert Southey, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter, Charlotte Mason, The Arnolds, The Collingwood's.

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