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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27th September 2016 @ 9:25 am - 5:00 pm

Part of Ullswater Outdoor Fest 2016
Cruise to Howtown, then ascend to Pikeawassa and Wether Hill, returning along the old Roman Road to Pooley Bridge. Includes four Wainwrights.

  • Start point: 09:20 am at Market Cross, Pooley Bridge
  • Postcode: CA10 2NP
  • Price: Adult £10, child free. Boat fare £1 – festival price
  • Length:0 Km
  • Duration:5 hours
  • Highest point: 550m
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Booking: Booking essential
  • Contact: 0845 272 0004 (calls cost 2p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)
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Grade description

Very hard – Long, full-day walks over 16 km or 10 miles. May include walks with sustained, occasionally very steep, ascents or descents which may be over loose rocky ground and may involve some limited scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required. Walking boots and equipment including warm, waterproof clothing are essential.

Essential information

  • Appropriate footwear
  • Bring walking equipment
  • Bring a packed lunch, including plenty to drink
    Dogs are allowed



27th September 2016
9:25 am - 5:00 pm
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Market Cross
Pooley Bridge
Penrith, CA10 2LT United Kingdom
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