What to do
With its central location, Ullswater provides the perfect base for getting out and about and exploring. Whether you want to take in the breathtaking views from some of the UK’s highest peaks, take a trip on the steamer across the lake, or abseil down a cliff there is something to keep everyone occupied.
The area boasts a range of unique visitor attractions and places to visit, as well as some fantastic independent shops. If relaxing and unwinding is your thing, then Ullswater provides unrivalled tranquillity; perfect for putting your feet up and escaping.
The Ullswater bookshop for curious minds...
An RYA Training Centre run by Ullswater Yacht Club offering learn-to-sail courses and taster sessions for all.
Carrying a wide range of outdoor clothing & accessories, alongside Lake District ice cream, Cumbrian coffee to go, gifts from the Lakes and dog accessories
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special
Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater 'Steamers' selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and 'Steamer' tickets.
Local post office and general store selling National lottery, logs, kindling, fresh local products, sweets, pop, camping equipment, gifts, clothing and so much more!
Hiking Highs offers private walk guiding for the fells and mountains throughout the Lake District, alongside guided walking holidays and navigation tuition. Based in the heart of the Ullswater Valley.