Rydal Mount and Gardens RYDAL MOUNT & GARDENSRydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LUwww.rydalmount.co.uk01539 433002[email protected] Nowhere on earth have I seen a spot of more perfect and enjoyable beauty wrote Thomas Arnold. Visitors to William Wordsworth's 'most beloved' home (1813-1850) can share this enjoyment as they wander through the house and extensive gardens landscaped by the poet, with its magnificent views of Lake Windermere and Rydal Water. Windermere Station (9 miles). Buses 555, 559. 2 adult tickets for the price of 1. Does not apply with special events. Limited wheelchair access.