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Ullswater, Lake District
(5/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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
  • Such a serene little lake. A lot quieter than Windermere. I will definitely be returning next year. x 
  • 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 
  • 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....  more »
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  • Superb b & b. Great staff & very welcoming. Excellent.