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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took in the beauty of Aira Force and decided to walk the Ullswater way to Glenridding. The path is brilliant and well maintained meaning you don’t have to walk along the road. We had a wander around then got the steamer back to Aira...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank QueenieWorcester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of this lake from the fells is stunning. We were on the fells but the weather was coming in so we decided o drop down into Ullswater and take a steamer ride to Aira. The lake is beautiful, not a commercial as Windermere...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Christine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keswick and the surrounding area is a stunning place to visit. It’s a more sedate pace that Windermere and not as busy. The lake and steamer are a joy to see and enjoy and the town offers a variety of places to eat and drink....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank colmh01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s amazing place in rain or sun. The road circling through the lake is a beautiful look. You can park at some places and walk along the lake. There is a steamer that you can hop to and the whole ride around the lake is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

Beautiful lake as soon as you first see it, with road circling it, a steamer to ferry you from one point to another, especially if walking the path around its perimeter. Well made up path, very interesting and with villages to stop off at for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rod w
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Great walks on both sides ot the lake with steamer trips to pick you up or drop you off half way round. Scenery is spectacular in all weathers and there is a fair amount of parking on the west side, with national trust car parks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank j0hnsellers
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Caught the boat from Pooley Bridge and got off at the second stop Airia Force £7.50 each. Short stroll to the waterfalls took roughly 30 mins, lovely falls but no world beater, then we proceeded up to Gowbarrow Fell. Quite a demanding walk, fairly steep...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a cold day and it was beautiful. Hubby took the dog on a 7 mile walk, Mum and I enjoyed the boat trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank row78
Reviewed January 9, 2019

My family and I where staying in the local area of Greystokes, only about 20 minutes drive from our site. We had a lovely ride out to Glenridding, where we parked up on the Steamer Car Park. We had an enjoyable walk down the man...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed December 21, 2018

This place is beautiful. Good place to come, relax and reflect. Many outdoor activities could also be done here. Canoeing was a beautiful experience for me especially when many fighter jets flew over my head at very less height. It was an amazing experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from hem0116 | Reviewed this property |
yes. lots of places it will be cold- it is a big mountain lake and never warms even in a heatwave. 14-16C at best.
December 14, 2017|
Response from RichardJB4 | Reviewed this property |
I looked on the website and found this information: St. Patrick’s Boat Landing is open from very early Spring (prior to Easter) until later Autumn (end of October – beginning of November). You will find us here from 9.30... More
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May 19, 2017|
Response from Teman64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I stayed here in the Wydon farm house self catering flat which was beautifully presented and warm and cozy. Lovely place with beautiful surrounding hills with rustic views of the Cubrian country side. Lots of sheep and... More