Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater ‘Steamers’ selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and ‘Steamer’ tickets
A luxury country house hotel in the most beautiful and secluded location. Offering a variety of dining choices to both residents and non-residents, including our famous Afternoon Teas. Immediate access to excellent walking/cycling routes, plus other outdoor activities on request.
Waternook offers exclusive “super luxury” self-catering accommodation, intimate weddings and retreats for those wishing to escape the crowd. Set within a private 26 acre estate, Waternook is nestled at the foot of Hallin Fell, and enjoys over half a mile of Ullswater lake frontage with boathouse and private jetty. Waternook also offers a luxury concierge service range so guests can book anything from a private chef to helicopter tours
The Rheged Centre, Penrith, is at the northern gateway to the English Lake District, has a vibrant arts and family events programme and welcomes 450,000 visitors every year. In addition to the award winning Gallery, giant cinema, indoor and outdoor play and pottery and block printing workshop, you will also find individual shops selling children’s books and toys, outdoor gear and gadgets, local food and drink in our Foodhall, niche skincare, quality clothing and British wool products all of which champion provenance, craftsmanship and design. Our cafes at Rheged which serve local seasonal produce. Rheged is a family business which is rooted in Cumbria and it’s also a building of architectural merit, with one of the largest grass roofs in the country.
Swim, run, cycle, paddle, walk, sail… Getting active in the Lake District starts with Another Place. Another Place, The Lake is a new hotel right on the shores of Ullswater. Every element of The Lake is made with the great outdoors in mind. From the sport and activity classes, to the mix of relaxing, homely rooms and fresh contemporary spaces.
From our beautiful lakeside location with its spectacular view we offer a choice of fine dining – from the great value Sharrow Through the Ages Lunch to our Tasting Menu. This is where Sticky Toffee Pudding was invented and it has to be tried! An informal menu is available in the lounges and on the lakeside terrace, (accessible from our jetty).
Little can prepare you for the impact of seeing the ruins of Lowther Castle for the first time. The gardens are likewise stunning. The castle is the third building to inhabit the majestic site, while the gardens retain their original 17th century plan.
An award winning Lake District attraction, providing lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake.