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.



Mountain Rat Adventures
Tigh Na Burn, Brackenber Lodge, Shap, Cumbria
CA10 3QB
07576 373641
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.
Eden Outdoor Adventures
Eden Outdoor Adventures 3 Currah Close, Ousby, Penrith
CA10 1AP
01768 881386 or 07525 653099
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens
Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria
CA11 0HB
017684 86450
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
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
Ullswater Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic
Ullswater Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic
Unit E Skirsgill Business Park
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0FA
07774 056155
Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic in the Ullswater and Penrith area with a professional, caring and friendly approach
Crookabeck Farm Shop
Crookabeck Farm
Patterdale
Cumbria
CA11 0NP
017684 82742
Crookabeck Farm shop is in Patterdale by Ullswater in the Lake District, and the farm is home to our flocks of Angora goats and Herdwick sheep
Liz Dowding Artist
07885 729549
Liz Dowding is a talented artist working in a wide range of media including pencil, watercolour and acrylic and loves to draw and paint scenes from around the Ullswater Valley.
Pooley Bridge Village Stores & Post Office
Pooley Bridge
Cumbria
CA10 2NP
017684 86266
Local post office and general store selling National lottery, logs, kindling, fresh local products, sweets, pop, camping equipment, gifts, clothing and so much more!
The Barn Pooley Bridge
Pooley Bridge
CA10 2NN
017684 86444
Carrying a wide range of outdoor clothing & accessories, alongside Lake District ice cream, Cumbrian coffee to go, gifts from the Lakes and dog accessories
Arragons Cycle Hire
Lowther Castle
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2HH
01768 890344
Arragons Cycle Hire – offering Cycle Hire from the beautiful surroundings of Lowther Castle
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