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Ambleside Cowhides & Sheepskins

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Mel Toyer

Recently purchased a pair of black ankle boots have to say they are very comfortable and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melanie T
via mobile

Just purchased our second sheepkin rug from Rick who once again was very helpful. The quality and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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WE HAVE MOVED! .Ambleside Sheepskins is a fast-growing natural products company operating from the Old Claytons Butchers in Ambleside in the heart of the picturesque Lake District in northwest England. Our team is committed to delivering the best...more
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Bark Mill, Bridge Street | Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DR, England
+44 15394 32060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently purchased a pair of black ankle boots have to say they are very comfortable and the service from the owner was fantastic he really knows his products, I need a wide fit boot and his recommendation was perfect. Thanks again.

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just purchased our second sheepkin rug from Rick who once again was very helpful. The quality and choice of products are superb and the new shop is so well stocked you will not fail to find something to buy. Well worth a visit. You will...More

1  Thank badams61
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been looking in all the shops for a while now for a new pair of sheepskin slippers without success - I was over in the Lakes for a couple of days and remembered this shop - I popped in and they had a...More

1  Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought some boot slippers today and I,m over the moon with them great quality product for a fair price great service will definitely revisit when I need to .

1  Thank Denise W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely delightful store! I found everything I was looking for. The variety of sheep skins and cow hides is amazing. Will definitely be returning on our next lake district visit.

2  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choice bought a lovely rug it's great present to me. Definitly go back and look at the slippers and gloves.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely shop full of local and other sheepskins and fleeces. I wish I could curl up and sleep in the nest of sheepskins here. All the visitors love the sheep - support the industry!

2  Thank louise777Norfolk
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went in for a browse and ended up purchasing a couple of presents. Lovely staff and a brilliant place all round.

2  Thank Harry D
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We arranged to meet Rick. With the intention of buying alot of Cowhide Rugs for our new designer furniture collection that we are developing. We landed at Ambleside Sheepskins at 9am, we told Rick what we wanted and he decided to take us to the...More

4  Thank Jack Y
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This little shop is piled high with beautiful hides and sheepskins. The guy who served me had a great knowledge of the products and was very friendly. I bought a lovely Herdwick sheepskin to remember my lovely holiday in The Lakes, I also bought a...More

3  Thank Libby1609
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