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Informative and easy way to tour

Traveling around Ullswater was made simple with a day ticket, on and off the steamer with as many stops as you want.

Reviewed January 30, 2017
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Traveling around Ullswater was made simple with a day ticket, on and off the steamer with as many stops as you want.

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Surat Thani, Thailand
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We always go to Ullswater! It never fails to impress and it doesn't matter how often you visit, there's always something that's different. It is much quieter in this corner of the Lakes although Pooley Bridge and Glenridding can get very busy. There's several car parks around the perimeter of the Lake so you can ride, walk or sail or... More 

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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing, January in the lakes is still beautiful, today was misty but great for photos, so calm, bit damp, just wear the right clothes. The Ullswater Steamer is not to be missed.

Thank Judy K
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely walk with family and our dog, beautiful views. Probably only went half way round as we had young children with us. You wouldnt be able to walk round with a buggy and not wheelchair friendly not the route we took anyway. Not a difficult walk, defiantly way to spend the morning.

Thank mumof3manchester
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

Whilst Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake, it is much quieter than many of the others. In busy periods, parking around the Ullswater area can be both difficult to find (and expensive in Glenridding). As we're keen walkers, we've often parked near Brothers Water and then walked back towards Patterdale (and Ullswater). The eastern side of Ullswater (accessed... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The views are magnificent It has recently been filmed for star wars a day you understand why they chose this location. Come and be enchanted by its allure.

Thank aellituv
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Much quieter than Wilderness and the other lakes in the area! We hired a boat from Lakeland hire for 45 minutes and explored out onto the lake - even took the dog and she loved it! Very quiet and easily accessible. Incredible views and a pleasant afternoon.

Thank Gilbert892
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

Such a serene little lake. A lot quieter than Windermere. I will definitely be returning next year. x

Thank Ph0enix21
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Very quiet and lovely lake. You need to go the lake here and enjoy it no matter the weather. Just so so lovely there it really makes you relax

Thank Dave1490
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Ullswater is a very scenic lake that, despite it's size, has very few boats using it. The Ullswater Steamers sail the length of the lake all year round giving excellent views of the surrounding hills. Apart from these there are only usually a few canoes or the odd yacht on the lake. The roads skirting the lake are narrow and... More 

Thank durhamd

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