About Ullswater – Accommodation: Hotels, Cottages, B&Bs Caravan & Camping, plus Restaurants, Walking and Events.

Welcome to Ullswater, a glorious Cumbrian treasure nestled on the eastern fringes of the Lake District National Park, adjacent to the tranquil Eden Valley and just a short drive from the M6 motorway.

Forget bright lights and tourist hot spots, the Ullswater Valley is a haven of peace and tranquillity – a must for walkers, water-lovers and those looking to escape the daily grind.

Ullswater itself is of course the main attraction. Surrounded by gently rolling countryside at the northern end around Pooley Bridge, a trip south down the lakeshore gives way to sheer fellsides that drop away into the water below, culminating in the majesty of England’s third highest mountain, Helvellyn.

Whether your visit is an annual holiday, a short break or just an escape for the day, Ullswater has a surprisingly diverse range of activities, places to stay, visit, eat and shop – many of which can be found on this website.

Read on, be inspired but most importantly – come and see us very soon…

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Ullswater Weather

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The Bunny is BACK at Rheged from Monday 17 May - hop to it and get your tickets booked... ... See MoreSee Less
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The bunny is BACK! Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (PG) showing twice daily at Rheged from Monday 17 May. Bring your brood, enjoy some family film time, pizza in our new cafe and pre-book a play in our play area. Book now: rheged.com/whats-on/ Watch the trailer here: youtu.be/K3G3UNskMYIUllswater The Lake District Penrith mums World of Beatrix Potter Visit Eden Cumbria Tourism The Lake District, Cumbria ... See MoreSee Less
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This week, Colin Hindle celebrates #theullswaterway from Glenridding to Aira Force National Trust - a Tolkien-esque pathway that winds its way between forest and lake via stone steps hewn out of solid rock and a plethora of pretty views...Cumbria Tourism Ullswater The Lake District The Lake District, Cumbria Visit Eden Ullswater Steamers ... See MoreSee Less
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About the Ullswater Association

The Ullswater Association is a membership group representing tourism businesses in and around the Ullswater Valley in the Lake District. We work on behalf of members to promote & enhance the area and to encourage visitors here.

The aim of this website is to give essential information to visitors who are thinking about coming to the area. We work on behalf of our members to provide information about where to stay,  what to do  & where to eat. We also promote the latest events, festivals, offers and deals to visitors & locals.

The Ullswater Association is run by volunteers and business owners from the local area. We are passionate about the Ullswater Valley and ensuring that it is promoted well; giving tourists the most informative and comprehensive information available.

To find out more about how to join click here

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