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.

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’.
The Alpaca Clothing Co.
Stainton, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0ES
01768 891440
An exclusive range of Alpaca goods
Glenridding Gallery
Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0PA
Local Arts, Crafts and Photographers
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
Patterdale Village Store

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!
Royal Dockray Hotel
CA11 0JY
017684 82356
The Royal at Dockray is a family run traditional country hotel offering the best of Cumbrian hospitality.
Eden Outdoor Adventures
Eden Outdoor Adventures 3 Currah Close, Ousby, Penrith
CA10 1AP
01768 881386 or 07525 653099
Outdoor Adventures around 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
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.
Luiza Hairdressing & Beauty
Luiza Hairdressing & Beauty
Glenridding Gallery
Glenridding by Ullswater
CA11 0PA
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon in Glenridding, Ullswater
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