Events

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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Steamer, Dale and Fell – Walk

Ullswater Information Centre Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Cruise to Howtown then walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient deer forest of Bannerdale.

£10

One Tarn and Two Waters – Walk

Ullswater Information Centre Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley. Includes two Wrainwrights.

£10

Ullswater’s Lakes and Mountains Cruise

Ullswater Steamer Pier Ullswater Steamer Pier, Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A relaxing cruise on Ullswater with commentary by a national park ranger. Meet on the pier at 6:30pm for the 6:45pm sailing. Returns 8:15pm. Parking included. In partnership with Ullswater Steamers.

£12.50

In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

Ullswater Information Centre Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls. Return along the lake shore. A joint World Heritage themed walk in partnership with Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum.

Free

Greenside and Keppel Cove

Ullswater Information Centre Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A tour above ground of the extensive remains of Greenside mining activities, set amongst stunning mountain scenery.

£10

Martindale and Angle Tarn

Ullswater Information Centre Glenridding, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint.

£10

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