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.
Open 7 days a week, carrying over 100 different gins, 70 Cumbrian real ales, a plethora of Cumbrian spirits and liqueurs, and an eclectic mix of food, drink and outdoor clothing, there really is something for everyone.
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
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special
Lake District Gyroplanes is based at it’s own airstrip at Berrier just a couple of miles to the north of Ullswater.
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater ‘Steamers’ selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and ‘Steamer’ tickets
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Sharmans Store in Glenridding, Ullswater
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls