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.
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special
The village of Patterdale is located at the heart of the English Lake District and offers the opportunity to explore some of Lakeland’s finest fells. Patterdale Village Store and Post Office offers a quality service to visitors and local people. We might be small, but we’ve probably got what you need!
An award winning Lake District attraction, providing lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake.
A family-friendly sailing club on beautiful Ullswater with something for everyone. Learn to sail at our Ullswater Sailing School
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon in Glenridding, Ullswater
Rod Ireland Photography provides a variety of workshops and tuition. As someone who lives and works in the Lake District, Rod (a qualified Mountain Leader) can help you get to the iconic locations you’ve heard of and the secret gems you haven’t.
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls
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.
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.