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.
Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater ‘Steamers’ selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and ‘Steamer’ tickets
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
Quirky ‘Experience days’, mostly for adults at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, just 5 miles north of Ullswater
We are a family run independent Outdoor Shop in the village of Glenridding in the Lake District. For 30 years we have been supplying outdoor clothing, equipment & footwear to people exploring the Lakeland Fells. We are also online at www.catstycam.com
An exclusive range of Alpaca goods
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon in Glenridding, Ullswater
We have a strong and highly respected reputation in the fields of fell running, adventure racing, coaching and mountaincraft.
Lake District Gyroplanes is based at it’s own airstrip at Berrier just a couple of miles to the north of Ullswater.
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.