Venue Hire

The Centre is comprised of multiple flexible spaces, each with its own unique benefits and character.

As a venue, the Centre is fully equipped with kitchen, toilet facilities and Wifi, which are

included in the price of any room booking.

Ensuring the Centre is accessible to all, there is step free access into the building from the external car park. There is a lift which provides internal step-free access to the Office on the 1st floor and rooms on the basement floor.

There is also a hearing loop fitted in the Loughrigg Hall and the Wesley Room.

Spaces and Rooms Available to Hire

The Room with a View

The Room with a View

Seating up to 50, the Wesley Room is a beautiful space which over-looks Rothay Park and the fells beyond. Home to the local Methodist Church since 2006, who continue to meet here and worship every Sunday morning; this space is also open and accessible to those from all faiths and those with no faith. All are welcome!

Hourly rate

£14.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£95.00

Loughrigg Hall

The Loughrigg Hall

Measuring at 130sqm and seating up to 126, this flexible and neutral space is an attractive and comfortable venue for a variety of events, activities and occasions. The high arched ceilings are fitted with Velux windows and blinds that open by remote control, providing ventilation and shade in the summer. Whilst the newly refurbished wooden floor is fitted with under-floor heating to provide comfort in winter. Tables and chairs are available for use and are stored in the surrounding cupboards.

Hourly rate

£20.50

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£140.00

The Community Space

Situated in the basement, this area provides a comfortable and practical space for a variety of groups and activities; including the Our Place Youth Club and Ambleside Community Food Club. Complete with fitted kitchen and durable floors, it is the ideal space to hold any gathering. This space can seat up to 30 and benefits from attractive new hardwearing flooring, which was part-funded by Ambleside Rotary Club.

Hourly rate

£12.50

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£85.00

The Brathay Room

The Brathay Room

This comfortable and neutral space provides the ideal location for any meeting or professional gathering. Seating up 30, it can also be a perfect venue for a workshop or seminar.

Hourly rate

£11.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£75.00

The Rothay Room

The Rothay Room

Home to our community international group, and multi-language family library; this room offers a colourful and comfortable setting for smaller meetings, workshops or gatherings. Seating is up to 20.

Hourly rate

£10.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£70.00

The Tower Room

The Tower Room

This unique space is set up as a treatment room; currently occupied most frequently as a foot clinic by Lakeland Foot Care. This room is available to hire and would provide the ideal location for any practitioner looking for a clean, comfortable and private space to meet clients and work from.

Hourly rate

£8.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£50.00

The Foyer

The Foyer

Available to be hired without a room, this space is often utilised by providers of sports events and races as a registration location; as it is easily accessible from the main entrance to the Centre. It is also the ideal location for a refreshment area to support events or concerts happening in St Mary’s Church (which is opposite the Centre).

Hourly rate

£10.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£50.00

Facilities (Kitchen and Toilets only)

Facilities (Kitchen and Toilets only)

This is the perfect option for those who are holding an event or activity outside of the Centre but would like your group or audiences to have access to our facilities.

Hourly rate

£10.00

Daily Rate

for bookings of 7 hours or more until 6pm

£50.00

We also offer rates for parties and special events including weddings.

Download our full price list here.

Space for Group Activities and Classes

Currently home to a variety of regular classes and groups, there are multiple flexible spaces available to hire. The Loughrigg Hall and Wesley Room provide ideal locations for activities such as yoga, shiatsu, pilates, sports, fitness and dance classes. The elevated stage area in the hall provides the perfect platform for instructors and class leaders to teach from.

Space for Meetings and Conferences

Whether it is a conference for a large audience, a smaller more intimate workshop or seminar; there are a variety of available spaces to hire. The Loughrigg Hall can seat up to 126 and benefits from a stage area providing elevation for speakers. The Wesley Room is equipped with a screen and projector.

chairs set out for conference in Wesley Room
Space for Special Occasions and Events

The Centre has become established as highly desirable venue for a variety of special occasions and events; from weddings, significant birthday celebrations and anniversary parties to exhibitions and concerts of renowned artists and performers.

Space for Community Projects and Activity

All rooms and spaces are made available to the community for a variety of activities, events and groups. The Community Space in the basement is perfect for craft and art sessions, social clubs, music groups and educational classes. The Loughrigg Hall and Wesley Rooms are well used for craft fairs, coffee mornings and other community led activity.

Book A Space at Ambleside Parish Centre

Comprising of a main hall, foyer space, meeting rooms, community area, toilets and kitchen facilities; Ambleside Parish Centre is the perfect location to facilitate and deliver a wide range of experiences. Surrounded by the central Lakeland fells; the Centre is situated in the heart of Ambleside, overlooking the beautiful Rothay Park.

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Ambleside Parish Centre

The Centre, Vicarage Rd, Ambleside LA22 9DH

Tel: 015394 34172

Email: [email protected]

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