Project Description

Ullswater steamers, Glenridding

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating cruises on England’s most beautiful lake. They operate one of the largest heritage passenger fleets in the world offering visitors an experience they will never forget. Excellent facilities onboard and at the Pier Houses. Ullswater runs a serpentine course for eight miles through expansive vistas of Lakeland’s highest mountains. Helvellyn at 3,117ft (950m) crowns Ullswater, at the South-Western end of the valley, standing on a mighty plateau approximately 9 miles (14.5km) in length and 4.5 miles (7km) wide. The Steamers provide the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District National Park.

The ‘Steamers’ operate an all year service with varying timetable connections. Cruise times vary from 40 – 120 minutes.

11 miles from Townfoot Farmhouse

19 miles from Townfoot Cottage

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