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Ullswater Steamers

Glenridding CA11 0US, England
+44 17684 82229
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The lake runs a serpentine course in three reaches with Helvellyn crowning the plateau at the head of the lake; at 3117 ft it is England’s third highest mountain. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District. With miles of bridleways linked by ‘Steamer’ routes there are so many opportunities for exploring the area. Free commentary app download for apple and android users.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Glenridding CA11 0US, England
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+44 17684 82229
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"pooley bridge"
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"nice trip"
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"day ticket"
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"ullswater steamer"
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"below deck"
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"ravenglass railway"
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"ticket office"
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"wrap up warm"
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"round the lake"
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"boat trip"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"hop on hop"
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"return journey"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived in good time, two adults a nine year old and a three year old. Watched the Western Belle come in to the pier and sat at the front ready for the journey. Of course we got wet from the splashing waves as we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent day out, got the first ferry out and managed the do all of the stops around Ullswater. Well worth the trip make sure you visit the Aira force falls.

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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to write such a fabulous 5 star review! We are all delighted that you had such a good time and hope to see you back on board again very soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used both the steamer to go across the lake to start of a walk and the shuttle, on another day to return from Aira Force. Brilliant little boats, all spick and span. Very tidy retro look (actually the are originals refurbed!) On time timetable...More

Thank Martin U
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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to write such a fabulous 5 star review! We are all delighted that you had such a good time and hope to see you back on board again very soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Steamers are a lovely way to see Ullswater and good value. The company does a cut price four adults ticket, which saved us 10 pounds. Why can't more companies do this?More

Thank ANGELA S
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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you to for your fantastic 4 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you on board again very soon. For those that have never visited the area before, please download our free App...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In glorious July weather we took the boat to Glenridding and then had lunch before heading back to Pooley Bridge. Great value for a total of two hours on the water. Need to park in Pooley bridge and walk a few minutes as no parking...More

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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you to for your fantastic 4 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you on board again very soon. For those that have never visited the area before, please download our free App...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant afternoon . We’re very considerate to an elderly family member and helped her without making her feel silly . Staff were kind and helpful. Boat was clean and well Kempt and we had a lovely visitMore

1  Thank Erika W
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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you to for your fantastic 5 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you on board again very soon. For those that have never visited the area before, please download our free App...More

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Becca J
6 July 2018|
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Response from francesduncan7 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest as others you look on website. On the piers they do have timetables up and if you obtain a leaflet from the staff I am almost sure that times are on this too.
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margaret j
24 May 2018|
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Response from chris h | Reviewed this property |
Depends on wether you stay on board or not. A straight stay on board last about 2 hours but you can get on and off at different places and take all day.
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twigs42
5 May 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed with a £1 fee. Enjoy your trip
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