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    What to Expect
    Our main base at starting point is at Glenridding Pier. There is a pay & display car park at the pier. Board the boat and sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. The southern reach of the lake has dramatic views of the rugged mountains. If you visit in Spring you may be lucky enough to see Wordsworth's Daffodils on the lake shore. The first stop is Howtown, approx 35 minutes from Glenridding. This is a popular departure point for walkers, many of whom walk the 7 miles back to Glenridding. If you remain on the boat here you will soon pass the world-famous Sharrow Bay Hotel, followed by Ullswater Yacht Club. Our third Pier is at Pooley Bridge, approx 1 hour from Glenridding. Depending on the time of day and timetable there is chance to break your journey here and explore the pretty village, with a few shops and places to eat. Reboard the boat for the return journey to Glenridding via Howtown.

    This tour can be started from Pooley Bridge, just be aware the parking is a short walk from Pooley Bridge Pier.

    There is a choice of seating on board the boats, open, covered and in cosy heated saloons.

    Due to the historic nature of the vessels wheelchair access is not always possible.
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    Departure Point
    Glenridding, Penrith CA11, UK
    Departure Time
    12/26/2018 - 12/23/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Exclusions
    • The listed price does not include a parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The Lakes in December is one of the best months to visit. You get all that beauty and very few other visitors spoiling the views! We had a fantastic trip on the Ullswater Steamer. Lovely staff, the boat is cosy (not too big), the terminal building was lovel and welcoming. I'm
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    Great way to get around ullswater lake to get on and off at various parts of the lake whenever you like with a day Pass. Just make sure you read the timetables so you can get back if your not walking.
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    Response from MarkH742, General Manager at Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for your kind comments and your fabulous 4 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back on board again very soon.
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    A great way to see the lake in comfort. Grandchildren loved it and I would highly recommend as a very enjoyable experience. Staff very knowledgable also
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    Response from MarkH742, General Manager at Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for your kind comments and your fabulous 5 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back on board again very soon.
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    We travelled on the Lake with the Ullswater Steamers in early November so it was starting to get a little fresh and wrapping up warm was key. Ullswater is a beautiful lake and during the autumn months I think it is at its best with the colours of the surroundings all changing.
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    Response from MarkH742, General Manager at Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for your kind comments and your fabulous 5 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back on board again very soon.
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    Had a lovely time. Worth the money and get to see the beautiful scenery from a different angle. Friendly staff and lovely well looked after steamer boats. Definitely worth doing and would highly recommend and will do again when we return.
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    Response from MarkH742, General Manager at Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
    Responded Oct 26, 2019
    Thank you very much for your kind comments and your fabulous 5 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back on board again very soon.
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