There is a fantastic range of events that take place in and around Ullswater each year that celebrate the rich diversity, local history, culture and beauty of the area. Highlights include the world famous Marmalade Festival, the popular Winter Droving, Ullswater Walking Festival or Ullswater’s very own Daff Fest. Or perhaps one of the many sporting events, such as the Ullswater Triathlon or the Epic Lakes Swim is more your cup of tea?

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Autumn Red Deer Rut – 3 day Mini-Break

18th October 2022 @ 9:00 am - 20th October 2022 @ 5:00 pm


Join us on our Autumn Red Deer Rutting Special – 3 day break, walking the fells above Ullswater. This is the time of year to you hear the famous Red Deer of the Martindale Valley Rutting and their bellowing echoing around the valleys. Day 2 is an early start, to go hear the deer during the optimum time of day, with an exclusive Breakfast Box and the opportunity to see the sun rise over the fells.
Day’s 1 and 3 start with a trip on the iconic Ullswater Steamers to the start of the walk (weather permitting).
Participants must be comfortable with walking in the hills, albeit on easy trails, with a 6 mile walk with approximately 600m ascent each day.

Cost: £210 per walker based on a minimum of 6 walkers (quote for fewer walkers on request)

Additional charges:
Ullswater Steamers for start and finish of walks payable on the day for Day 1 and 3 only

We can make suggestions foe accommodation at all levels, from luxury lakeshore hotels to hostels and B&Bs. The Patterdale Hotel is a good base for this break and has availability and great value midweek deals


18th October 2022 @ 9:00 am
20th October 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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07976 949488
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