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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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy

7th July 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8th July 2018 @ 11:00 am

Iconic round-the-island race the full length of Ullswater on both days. The event was founded in 1963 in memory of Lord Norman Birkett who prevented the lake from becoming a reservoir which would have restricted public access.
Entry limited to 230 boats via SailRacer with a closing date of June 21. No entries on the day. For details visit and queries to
Camping/ campervans Friday and Saturday, live evening entertainment and food all weekend.
The winner will receive the Birkett Silver Salver and a night’s bed and breakfast for two at the Sharrow Bay Hotel.
Non racers can watch the action up close on Saturday on a special Ullswater Steamers Cruise. Book direct with the Steamer Company.


7th July 2018 @ 1:00 pm
8th July 2018 @ 11:00 am
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Rick Boyce
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Ullswater Yacht Club
Howtown Road
Pooley Bridge, CA102NA
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