Thomas Bell Chemists 015394 33345

The shop is located in the centre of the village on Lake Road in the one way system on the road to Windermere.

Boots  015394 33355

The shop is located in the centre of the village in the one way system on the road leading to Grasmere.

Both are open most days and provide the full range of pharmacy services.

On road parking is available throughout Ambleside village using a free one hour card display system. Parking cards are available from most retail premises.

If staying in the Langdales then there is also a pharmacy at Hawkshead and a dispensing GP practice at Coniston


Ambleside Opticians 015394 31331

The opticians are open six days a week close to the Giggling Goose and Rattling Gill cafes at the north end of the village.


GP Surgeries

Ambleside Health Centre – 015394 32693

Ambleside has the main GP surgery for the area. Its located at the north end of the village on the right hand side on the road to Grasmere next to the University Campus.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday and is part of the same group which runs services at Grasmere and Hawkshead.

The practice provides general medical services but also assists with minor injury treatment.

The surgery does not have X ray facilities and any significant injuries will need to attend the Accident and Emergency unit at Barrow or Lancaster or the Minor Injury service at Kendal.

Visitors in the Langdales can also access the GP services at Coniston or Hawkshead