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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, Glenridding 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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  • Surprised my wife by taking her here. The views are breathtaking. The best part is that this place isn’t as crowded as Windermere. You can also check out Aira Force waterfall close by and have a little trek up the hill. It’s free to trek but you’ll have to pay for parking. I recommend everyone to go.
  • Our favourite Water. Stunning views and tranquil
  • I came here on an outward bound trip and all of us people who are used to the city loved the views. The hours of walking was made worth it when we got to the top of high raise and could see all of the mountains and the lakes. Not for people who arent fond of walking though because that is what I would recommend doing on your visit.
  • Many spectacular views, either from shoreline walks or the excellent steamers
  • Stunning scenery and a beautiful gentle walk from Howtown
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