Where to stay
You’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for a place to stay in Ullswater. For overnight visits, weekend breaks, or summer holidays we have it all. From grand hotels in beautiful lakeside locations, family run bed and breakfasts with a home from home welcome and self catering cottages with stunning views.
Or perhaps you prefer being at one with nature and pitching a tent in one of the many camp sites on the shores of the lake? If that is too much why not hire a caravan with those creature comforts or get cosy in a yurt and try glamping with friends?
Whatever you are looking for and whatever your budget, we have something to suit everyone. Remember not to get too comfortable though or you won’t want to leave!
Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
Waterfoot Park is set within the grounds of a Georgian mansion overlooking Ullswater. Excellent facilities and an idyllic location for touring, self catering cottages, wigwam holidays or holiday homes.
The Rheged Centre, Penrith, is at the northern gateway to the English Lake District, has a vibrant arts and family events programme and welcomes 450,000 visitors every year. In addition to the award winning Gallery, giant cinema, indoor and outdoor play and pottery and block printing workshop, you will also find individual shops selling children’s books and toys, outdoor gear and gadgets, local food and drink in our Foodhall, niche skincare, quality clothing and British wool products all of which champion provenance, craftsmanship and design. Our cafes at Rheged which serve local seasonal produce. Rheged is a family business which is rooted in Cumbria and it’s also a building of architectural merit, with one of the largest grass roofs in the country.
Robin and Marion welcome you to Meadow View Bed & Breakfast near Penrith. 1.5 miles from the A66 and 3 miles from the shores of beautiful Ullswater.
On the shores of Ullswater, the BEST WESTERN Glenridding Hotel is perfectly placed to explore the best of what the Lake District has to offer.
Waternook offers exclusive “super luxury” self-catering accommodation, intimate weddings and retreats for those wishing to escape the crowd. Set within a private 26 acre estate, Waternook is nestled at the foot of Hallin Fell, and enjoys over half a mile of Ullswater lake frontage with boathouse and private jetty. Waternook also offers a luxury concierge service range through its specially selected service partners so guests can book anything from a private chef to helicopter tours
The four star Inn on the Lake enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District, with 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. There are 47 beautifully decorated en-suite guest rooms, which include Luxury Collection bedrooms. Guests can relax and dine in the Lake View lounges, the stunning Orangery with 360 degree views, our very own Lakeland pub Ramblers Bar and adjoining Candleroom, or in our award winning two rosette Lake View restaurant.