Outdoor activities

Whether you’re a novice or more experienced in outdoor adventure there are a range of outdoor activities to get involved in. From sailing and canoeing on the lake, taking a pony ride across the fells, rock climbing, or abseiling down a cliff there is no time to get bored!

Ullswater boasts some of the most beautiful walks around the Lake District, with many Wainright fells to conquer; including England’s highest peak Scafell Pike. Take in the breathtaking scenery, rugged, rural landscape and cascading waterfalls en route.

Ullswater is the hidden gem, off the beaten track and you’ll find some of the most exhilarating and thrilling outdoor activities in the Lake District to get involved in. There really is something for everyone from families who love to explore, to thrill seeking daredevils!

Eden Outdoor Adventures
Eden Outdoor Adventures 3 Currah Close, Ousby, Penrith
CA10 1AP
01768 881386 or 07525 653099
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
Distant Horizons
Leeming Farm, Watermillock
CA11 0JJ
017684 86465
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Ullswater Yacht Club
Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NA
01768 486333
A family-friendly sailing club on beautiful Ullswater with something for everyone. Learn to sail at our Ullswater Sailing School
Rookin House
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
Lake District
CA11 0SS
017684 83561
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
Friends of the Ullswater Way
01931 712 174
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special
Glenridding Sailing Centre
The Spit, Glenridding, Ullswater
CA11 0PE
017684 82541
Set in a picturesque location on the shores of Ullswater, the Lakeland village of Glenridding was described by Wainwright as ‘The loveliest square mile in all of Lakeland’.
Reach Beyond Adventure
Ullswater, Penrith
CA11 0RR
01768 483867
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES IN ULLSWATER & THE LAKE DISTRICT
Nic’s Nordic Walks
07976 949488
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking, hill walking or trail running as the poles are not planted in front of the walker/runner but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing.
Nav4Adventure
Fellfoot
Askham
Penrith
CA10 2PG
01768 864909
We have a strong and highly respected reputation in the fields of fell running, adventure racing, coaching and mountaincraft.
Lakeland Boat Hire
River Mouth, Eusemere, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria
CA10 2NR
017684 86800
Lakeland Boat Hire is a small family owned and operated leisure service nestled on the mouth of the river Eamont at the head of Lake Ullswater. Situated close by is the village of Pooley Bridge.
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