Lake District goodies copyright Helen Reynolds

Shopping around Ullswater

Glenridding and Pooley Bridge villages

The two main villages on Ullswater lake are Glenridding and Pooley Bridge. Both have a small number of shops which sell goods varying from food and drink to outdoor clothing. The Ullswater Information Centre at Glenridding also sells shop quality gifts.

Further afield

Rheged Centre

The Rheged Centre (opens in new window), north of Ullswater, has a selection of shops.

Penrith town

Shops in this town include John Norris for fishing equipment and outdoor clothing, and The Toffee Shop which counts the Prince of Wales as a customer! There are also several supermarkets.

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Ullswater Information Centre in Glenridding

This page is brought to you by the staff of Ullswater Information Centre.

We can help you with booking accommodation, tickets or attractions. We are next to the car park in Glenridding - do pop in and take a look around Ullswater Information Centre.