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Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater Steamers

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    Located in the easily accessible, picturesque North Lakes, Ullswater 'Steamers' is an ideal choice for your next business event, with facilities for private functions and conferences on each of our five heritage vessels.

    At Ullswater ‘Steamers’, we understand the integral role that corporate hospitality plays in developing beneficial business relationships with clients and staff. Our aim is to help you achieve and surpass your company aspirations on any event you choose. Every event requires meticulous planning whether it is a product launch, corporate entertainment, book signing, or one of our delegate activity packages tailored to your exact requirements. Team building with one big difference – location!

    Delegates: 20

    Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

    Enjoy light refreshments from the Pier Houses with spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Free Wi-Fi and commentary app, electric bike charging and car hire point.

    Opening details

    Open all year except Christmas Eve & Day

    Prices

    Fares for Private Charters and Activities vary according to request.

    Contact

    Ullswater Steamers

    017684 82229

    Address

    The Pier House,
    Glenridding,
    Penrith,
    Cumbria,
    CA11 0US

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Ullswater Steamers using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 390169  Lat: 54.54367 Long: -2.94441

    Sat Nav CA11 0US. From Keswick, A66, A5091 to Aira Force, turn right onto Lake Road, Glenridding is 2 miles away.

    From the north, only 5 miles from junction 40 on the M6 onto the A66, then onto the A592 to Pooley Bridge.

    From the south, only 8 miles from Ambleside via Kirkstone Pass to Glenridding or from Bowness/Windermere.

    By bus links between Penrith and Glenridding operate all year. Telephone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

    By train, First TransPennine Express and/or Virgin Trains,run direct train services to Penrith from London Euston and other major UK destinations.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Penrith station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
    • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

    Enjoy light refreshments from the Pier Houses with spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Free Wi-Fi and commentary app, electric bike charging and car hire point.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesHas a ramp

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesTo the gift shop
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
    • YesVisitor information available in audio format
    • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

    General

    • YesHearing loop system
    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
    • YesWheelchairs provided
      • YesFree
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
    • YesVisual alarm system

    Entrance

    • YesRamp to entrance
      • YesHandrail by ramp
    • YesEntrance is well lit

    Food

    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair

    Notes

    • Please note that due to the historical nature of the vessels - access can be limited onboard. Please visit our website for access statement and call us prior to arrival if limited mobility so we can advise best vessel to travel. Toilets onboard are not accessible apart from Lady Wakefield

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