What to do
With its central location, Ullswater provides the perfect base for getting out and about and exploring. Whether you want to take in the breathtaking views from some of the UK’s highest peaks, take a trip on the steamer across the lake, or abseil down a cliff there is something to keep everyone occupied.
The area boasts a range of unique visitor attractions and places to visit, as well as some fantastic independent shops. If relaxing and unwinding is your thing, then Ullswater provides unrivalled tranquillity; perfect for putting your feet up and escaping.
Quirky ‘Experience days’, mostly for adults at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, just 5 miles north of Ullswater
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
The Outdoor Shop, Glenridding & On-line
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.
An award winning Lake District attraction, providing lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake.
A magnificent ruined Castle and Gardens.
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
The Royal at Dockray is a family run traditional country hotel offering the best of Cumbrian hospitality.
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon in Glenridding, Ullswater