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This spotlight is on Ullswater, England’s “most beautiful lake”. The lake and surrounding area has much to offer holiday makers, and makes the ideal base for exploring the Lake District. Ullswater is also in the Eden Valley, one of the most scenic parts of Cumbria.


Ullswater is the Ullswater is the second largest lake in the lake district, being nearly 9 miles long and ¾ mile wide at it’s widest point.


It boasts some of the top UK hotels and three rosette restaurants, country house hotels and cosy farmhouses offering homely fare with bed and breakfast, plus a wide selection of self-catering holiday cottages and discreet camping and caravan sites, and wonderful wedding venues.


It is a popular venue for sailing, and there are many boat hire businesses, including the Glenridding Sailing Centre. For those looking to explore the lake in a more relaxed manner, then the famous Ullswater Steamers sail from Glenridding to Howtown and Pooley Bridge. It is also a great place for fishing. Click here for more info on fishing in Ullswater.



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Ullswater self-catering holiday cottages, B&Bs and Hotels. Holiday accommodation around Ullswater, in the Lake District.

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Places to stay around Ullswater


At the southern end of Ullswater lie the small villages of Patterdale and Glenridding. They provide an excellent range of self-catering and B&B accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, as well as a range of shops, restaurants and pubs. At the northern end of the lake lies the popular villages of Pooley Bridge, which has an impressive area of pubs and shops and is a popular destination for day-trippers at weekends throughout the year. There are also a number of other villages near Ullswater offering good accommodation, including Tirril. Please click the buttons to the right to see our top selection of Ullswater cottages, Ullswater B&Bs and campsites around Ullswater.

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