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.
The most famous of the Lake District waterfalls
An exclusive range of Alpaca goods
Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater ‘Steamers’ selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and ‘Steamer’ tickets
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.
We have a strong and highly respected reputation in the fields of fell running, adventure racing, coaching and mountaincraft.
A family-friendly sailing club on beautiful Ullswater with something for everyone. Learn to sail at our Ullswater Sailing School
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.
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens