Pooley Bridge Village Stores & Post Office

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.



Pooley Bridge Village Stores & Post Office
Pooley Bridge
Cumbria
CA10 2NP
017684 86168
Local post office and general store selling National lottery, logs, kindling, fresh local products, sweets, pop, camping equipment, gifts, clothing and so much more!
Chestnut House
Finkle St, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NW
017684 86444
Open 7 days a week, carrying over 100 different gins, 70 Cumbrian real ales, a plethora of Cumbrian spirits and liqueurs, and an eclectic mix of food, drink and outdoor clothing, there really is something for everyone.
Sheepdog Demonstrations
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SMITHY GARTH, PENRUDDOCK / PENRITH, CA11 0RD
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CA11 0RD
07900 467 075
The Barn Pooley Bridge
Pooley Bridge
CA10 2NN
017684 86444
Carrying a wide range of outdoor clothing & accessories, alongside Lake District ice cream, Cumbrian coffee to go, gifts from the Lakes and dog accessories
Ullswater Sailing School
Ullswater Yacht Club, Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NA
01768 807450
An RYA Training Centre run by Ullswater Yacht Club offering learn-to-sail courses and taster sessions for all.
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ Gift Shop and Information Centre
The Square, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria, CA10 2NW
CA10 2NW
017684 86135
Local area information point and gift shop for Ullswater 'Steamers' selling a wide range of quality Lakeland gifts, souvenirs and 'Steamer' tickets.
Verey Books
Treetops, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86760
The Ullswater bookshop for curious minds...
Hiking Highs
Bell Cottage, Glenridding, Penrith CA11 0QR
CA11 0QR
07976 949488
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.
Friends of the Ullswater Way
01931 712 174
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special