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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Watermillock attractions like Ullswater can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • What a breathtaking view, no matter where you are! Lovely surrounding villages, will definitely be visiting again.  more »
  • Early February visit starting at Pooley Bridge and a drive down the south side towards Martindale. Lovely scenery but narrow, twisty road bedevilled with local maniacs. What it's like in summer I dare...  more »
  • Beautiful Lake, Stunning Walks, Some gentle hikes, wonderful place to enjoy a picnic - options abound -suitalbe for all ages and abilities! A must see if you are in the lakes or even in England! Don't...  more »
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  • Beautiful lake. More beautiful scenery than Windermere and less busy. Worth taking the ferry half way up and walking back.
  • Love this area of the lakes, much quieter than some of the other lakes and the views are fantastic. Lots of really good camping sites with some of them right by the lake side. Would definitely recommend this place, especially when the sun is out!
  • Beautiful area with a boat service you can use to get around, or if you are keen there is the Ullswater way; a link up of footpaths that circumnavigate the entire water.
  • Spectacular and dramatic scenery. One of the most beautiful places in England. Boat cruises traverse the lake. You can hire rowing or motor boats. Fantastic walk from Patterdale to Howtown - much recommended (see pictures)
  • Great place for walking. You can take the boat from Pooley Bridge and get dropped of at Glenridding. Lovely walk.

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