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.



Rookin House
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
Lake District
CA11 0SS
017684 83561
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
Reach Beyond Adventure
Ullswater, Penrith
CA11 0RR
01768 483867
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES IN ULLSWATER & THE LAKE DISTRICT
Quirky Workshops
Greystoke, Penrith.
CA11 0UT
017684 83984
Quirky ‘Experience days’, mostly for adults at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, just 5 miles north of Ullswater
Askham Hall Gardens & Cafe
Askham Nr Penrith Cumbria
CA10 2PF
01931 712350
Take a stroll through our beautiful gardens of Askham Hall with views of the River Lowther, visit our animals and enjoy something delicious in our Kitchen Garden Café.
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.
Catstycam The Outdoor Shop
Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0PA
017684 82351
The Outdoor Shop, Glenridding & On-line
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0HB
017684 86450
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
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.
Glenridding Gallery
Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0PA
07736814128
Local Arts, Crafts and Photographers
Aira Force Waterfall
Ullswater
CA11 OJS
017684 82067
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls
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