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!
Ullswater House is a friendly and conveniently located 4 star Gold, Breakfast Award, B&B with 5 well equipped contemporary en-suite rooms. We have free WIFI throughout, free off-road parking, EV Charging, Cycle storage, washing/drying facilities and outdoor seating areas. We offer a flexible approach to our customers’ needs, for example providing early breakfasts. A warm welcome is assured to all.
When Charles Darwin visited Glenridding house in the Summer of 1881 he stated “this place is magnificently beautiful” he was right! Why not treat yourself to a two night break at this stunning lakeshore vista! AA five gold star 2014, 2015, 2016.
The Quiet Site is a family run campsite situated in a secluded position amongst the stunning fells that overlook Lake Ullswater.
This is a superbly maintained and very picturesque site, the facilities being housed mainly in old converted farm buildings.
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.
Waterside Campsite is perfectly positioned at the foot of Barton Fell, it is an ideal base for mountain biking, walking, sailing, fishing, and pony trekking or simply relaxing.
The pretty village of Pooley Bridge is one mile from the campsite and can be easily reached by road or the lakeshore footpath.
At the Ullswater Holiday Park, we specialise in a friendly welcome, practical family facilities and a range of accommodation to suit all needs. Our family has been here since 1958 and our park has plenty of space combining a sheltered position beneath Cumbrian fells with excellent access to the nearby shores and waters of Ullswater.
Welcome to Fairlight Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast, situated at the centre of Glenridding village.
Ideally placed on the edge of Glenridding next to Ullswater and at the foot of Helvellyn.