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Ullswater, Lake District

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Go swimming, sailing, or fishing at the most beautiful of the English lakes, Ullswater. Take a ride on the Ullswater steamer and enjoy the views of the scenery and the lake, hike across the beaches and the surrounding woods, or gaze upon the mountains that form a magnificent landscape. The area near the lake abounds with hotels, motels, and other accommodations, with many villages and towns surrounding the coastline. The lake came to fame as the setting of William Wordsworth’s renowned "Daffodils" poem. Plan to visit Ullswater and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Patterdale attractions using our Patterdale itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Traveling around Ullswater was made simple with a day ticket, on and off the steamer with as many stops as you want.  more »
  • 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 Poole...  more »
  • 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.  more »
Google
  • Superb b & b. Great staff & very welcoming. Excellent.