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Ullswater Steamers

Glenridding CA11 0US, England
+44 17684 82229
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Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
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The lake runs a serpentine course in three reaches with Helvellyn crowning the plateau at the head of the lake; at 3117 ft it is England’s third highest mountain. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District. With miles of bridleways linked by ‘Steamer’ routes there are so many opportunities for exploring the area. Free commentary app download for apple and android users.
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Glenridding CA11 0US, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The steamer was very good as it allowed dogs on board. There were beautiful views of lake and surrounding country. Top tips: Take warm clothes because if your outside it can get a bit chilly Get there early as the queues were very long Also...More

Thank PrincessBellexx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the steamer after parking car at Glenridding and walking the Ullswater Way to How Town. The steamer was well organised with clear instructions as to which ferry was departing. Easy to buy tickets before walk and pay for parking all day. Managed...More

Thank kelvin325
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and best wishes,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Family trip on steamer from Pooley bridge to Glenridding. Glorious weather and stunning scenery. Highly recommended and looking forward to return next summer.More

Thank Emma R
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic 5 star review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a relaxing ride across the water to then walk back, Looking at the mountains from a different view. Defiantly recommend.More

Thank angela88wheatley
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic 5 star review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of a bus and boat deal today. We joined the orderly queue already there when along comes a coach party that walked straight in front of everyone to board the boat. The poor guy letting people on was wide eyed and...More

Thank MandyJC
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to write your review of your experience with us yesterday. I am sorry that you were disappointed and apologise for the overcrowding on this particular sailing. This was caused by an unexpected road closure at...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived a little late for the cruise-as had difficulty parking two vehicles and not leaving enough time - as I was running around to put the parking tickets in the car my wife went and asked if they could hold on a min -...More

Thank PeterandShirley
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic 5 star review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I recently went on an Ullswater steamer trip during our first visit to the Lake District. We boarded at Pooley Bridge, parking nearby, & bought a day hop-on hop-off ticket. We sat on the top deck in order to make the most...More

Thank Jean B
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Incidentally, now that we have formalised a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cruise with great views on the 1898 steamship Raven. ( use to be steam now diesel) from glenridding to Pooley bridge . We took 12:15 which arrived 13:15 then 14:00 back. We could not see enough in Pooley bridge to stay to the 15:30...More

Thank Steve Y
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and best wishes,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love walking around ullswater because it is so beautiful. We have been on the ullswater steamer seveeal times as a couple and with our children. Although it is a lovely way to travel it always feels expensive for the amount of time spent on...More

Thank Sarah G
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and best wishes,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our initial impression was not very positive as the car park at the pier was completely full and we had to park near the Tourist Information Office which left a bit of a walk (I have some mobility problems so this was a bit of...More

Thank Godiva2000
Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for giving us a fantastic review of your trip on Ullswater. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and hope that you will come and see us again sometime soon. Many thanks once again and best wishes,...More

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Gwch1ng
7 September 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
You can purchase tickets online with a small discount - just go to the timetables and fares section of ullswater-steamers website and follow the links. Please note that tickets paid for this way are not a reservation and... More
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Denise S
15 August 2015|
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Response from peter G i | Reviewed this property |
we parked at the glenriding pier house,and we thought it was reasonable, you could park in poolybridge but its a long walk to the pier from that end and the parking is very limited and expensive,
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DaveBarbara2013
9 January 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. We hope to have this service operational from the end of May this year. Please watch our Facebook page or join our e-newsletter if you would like further information as this project... More
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