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Ullswater Lake

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Reviewed yesterday

First section from Aira Force round Gowbarrow was magnificent with fantastic views of the lake. After going into the forest section and all the way to Pooley the path was extremely muddy (ankle deep in places) and if the wet weather continues I would avoid...More

Thank Hillyt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first lake visited and our most favourite...extremely peaceful with barely a soul in sight,the Ullswater the second largest lake yet seemed so much bigger.We saw an occasional boat trip and frequently met ramblers and spoke with a few who said Ullswater was...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This 9 mile long ribbon lake, England’s second longest, is considered by many as the most beautiful in the Lake District! We would agree! This awesome lake is quieter, less populated, less commercial and much more wild than Windermere or Derwent Water! It’s perfect! To...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Views as far as you can see. A wonderful lake with plenty to do on it boat trips boat or canoe hire. There are also a few villages around the lake that are worth a quick visit.

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked nearly all the Ullswater way over the course of a week. A good variety of walking terrain with flat by the lake, up ragged paths, through forests and up country lanes. Well signposted and a walking guide booklet is helpful. Definitely need all...More

Thank kelvin325
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A peaceful place with great views in all directs to the surrounding mountains. A number of places to stop for refreshments in Paterdale and Glenridding

Thank angela88wheatley
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A lovely peaceful lake in a simply beautiful setting. We visited on a nice sunny day but if you plan to sail on the steamer take a fleece or similar as it can get quite chilly.

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 11 September 2017

After exploring Aira Force we decided to roam around the lake. It was a little grizzly so waterproofs were necessary and walking boots to limit slipping - the scenery is quite spectacular. If you're looking for a good photograph, park in the National Trust Gelncoyne...More

Thank HiiElle
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Had a great time with the family at Park Foot with the Kayaks. Park Foot has its own beach, so its an easy launch. Great to be able to go paddling or swimming. Nice mix of conditions, from flat to some waves when its windy....More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Pooley with the family and enjoyed a 2 hour trip on a boat we hosted from Lakeside Boat Hire. £70 spent for a good experience. We took a picnic aboard and explored at our own leisure. Very relaxing experience in beautiful surroundings. We...More

Thank natasha k
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Edward G
19 May 2017|
Response from kentheteaman | 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
Sreenivasulu C
20 October 2016|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was staying up in Dockray so walked down passed Aira Force which has ample parking and its free if you are a National Trust member, but there are also numerous spots to park at along the way.
Lascelve G
4 June 2016|
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Response from AJJP1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I've camped like that right on the shoreline, in the woods near to Howtown