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Reviewed November 4, 2018

After visiting Aira Force nearby, we walked around Ullswater Lake after hearing good things about here. Despite the cold and rainy weather we enjoyed how beautiful and quiet the lake is. Some people were renting boats, others climbing the hills nearby, the lake is huge!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HotChoc123
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Although very popular, this corner of the Lake District is away from the main route through the Lakes and certainly benefits from that. Ullswater itself is a picture whatever the weather and whatever the season. Even on a grey cloudy damp day there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent scenery in the snake district as per usual lovely weather for the duckies and god truly lets the sun shine on this region of the UK

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The views from here are really stunning, but sadly the food is not. Avoid the sausage roll, which was frankly awful and very basic and greasy. The Ice cream however was good, so that was ok.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deb M
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Get out of your usual routine, ride a steamer from one end of Ullswater to the other. Do some hiking. Have some coffee etc. Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pharming_48
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We got on the steamers at Glenridding taking a short trip and getting off at the 2nd drop. It was lovely sunny morning and we the boat was dog friendly! We then undertook the walk back around the lake to Gelnridding, stopping off at various...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The lake tour is beautiful and peaceful. Staff are very friendly. A very enjoyable experience and gives a different perspective to walking the lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travelbugLennoxHead
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Visit this lake yestarday and if is very pretty area to visit. I’m on the way to scotland to visit isle of skye. This a must for all bikers to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank duarteoliveira95
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Just come back from visiting here for the tenth time and it never fails to disappoint. Absolutely beautiful place with stunning views. I always go on a weekday so it’s lovely and quiet. Can’t wait for my next visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sandywalks
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lake with less traffic than others. We explored by Kayak, with numerous places around the shores where you can park and launch for free. Very shallow in the margins with crystal clear water and lots of beach areas where you can pull up for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from hem0116 | Reviewed this property |
yes. lots of places it will be cold- it is a big mountain lake and never warms even in a heatwave. 14-16C at best.
Dave B
December 14, 2017|
Response from O6762UFrichardb | Reviewed this property |
I looked on the website and found this information: St. Patrick’s Boat Landing is open from very early Spring (prior to Easter) until later Autumn (end of October – beginning of November). You will find us here from 9.30... More
Edward G
May 19, 2017|
Response from Teman64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I stayed here in the Wydon farm house self catering flat which was beautifully presented and warm and cozy. Lovely place with beautiful surrounding hills with rustic views of the Cubrian country side. Lots of sheep and... More