By clicking on the link below you can view the Ambleside Local History archive which we have developed to show the hundreds of historic pictures of Ambleside and life in this Cumbrian town, which the late Joan Newby collected over the years.

To visit the archive - click on this link>>> Local History Archive

Our sincere thanks to Jill's brother, Keith Robinson, who used his website creation knowledge to create this wonderful archive!

The History of the cottages

Click here for a link to a pdf document about the history of our cottage and the Stock Ghyll valley. PLEASE NOTE... This document is NOT for publication. We ackowledge all copyrights of material used to help us build up a picture of how the cottages have been used over the last 200 years and how they relate to the life in the valley.