visit ullswater, glenridding, pooley bridge & dacre...
The glittering lake of Ullswater, extending from Pooley Bridge to Patterdale, is at the heart of this area. Whether descending from the lofty heights of Kirkstone or tagging the western shoreline the views are outstanding with new vistas revealed at every twist and turn in the road.
Today, it is mainly recreational activities that drive people to these shores, whether for the pleasure of cruising down the lake with Ullswater ‘Steamers'.
History & Heritage
Ullswater has a wide range of activities to satisfy your needs. There is cycling, steam boat rides and activity centres, so there's always plenty to do in Ullswater.
Ullswater features a serpentine-shaped lake with three ‘reaches' and three ice-scoured basins in its depths.
Whilst you're here why not enjoy the traditional steamer journeys across ullswater and take in the scenery from a different perspective.