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.



Luiza Hairdressing & Beauty
Luiza Hairdressing & Beauty
Glenridding Gallery
Glenridding by Ullswater
Cumbria
CA11 0PA
07778501546
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon in Glenridding, Ullswater
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
Rookin House
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
Lake District
CA11 0SS
017684 83561
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
Rod Ireland Photography
07982 421699
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.
Patterdale Village Store
Patterdale
Cumbria

CA11 0NW
01768 482220
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!
Distant Horizons
Leeming Farm, Watermillock
CA11 0JJ
017684 86465
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Lowther Castle
Lowther, Penrith
CA10 2HH
+44 (0)1931 712192
A magnificent ruined Castle and Gardens.
The Alpaca Clothing Co.
Stainton, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0ES
01768 891440
An exclusive range of Alpaca goods
Aira Force Waterfall
Ullswater
CA11 OJS
017684 82067
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls
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
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