View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow copyright Val Corbett
View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow

Ullswater Information Centre at Glenridding

Opening times

Ullswater information centre is currently in a new temporary home in the Beckside car park in Glenridding, CA11 0PD. 

Opening hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm and our team members will be on site to welcome you to with advice and suggestions on how to make the most of the Ullswater Valley and all of the Lake District, with a good selection of books, maps and guides.

Guided walks and navigation sessions starting from Ullswater Information Centre

All guided walks and navigation sessions (advertised as starting from Ullswater information centre, Glenridding) will continue to start from the main information centre building in the Beckside Car Park, CA11 0PD.

Glenridding map

Glenridding map (PDF)

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What's on offer at Ullswater Information Centre

  • Free WiFi
  • Buy the official "I climbed Helvellyn" certificate - only £1.50
  • Chilled drinks, chocolate and delicious icecream tubs
  • Accommodation booking service - or book online on the right
  • Activity bookings
  • Information on national and local attractions
  • Route finding advice for road, rail or bus
  • Advice on walking and cycling
  • Maps, books, touring and walking guides for sale
  • Gifts and souvenirs including jewellery and the Herdy range
  • Interactive information and displays about the National Park
  • Full programme of events including a list of local events
  • Fishing licences and permits sold
  • Advice on fishing in Ullswater

Advertising options

Ullswater Information Centre welcomes over 90,000 visitors a year. It provides advertisers with a captive audience looking to spend time and money - in the Lake District National Park and throughout Cumbria. Find out about advertising options at Ullswater.

Explore Ullswater

To find out more about what's on offer in Ullswater, visit our Explore Ullswater section.

Technical queries booking accommodation online?

If you have a technical problem with the accommodation booking process please email or call 0844 209 25555 (calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company's access charge). Open 9am - 5.30pm Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm Sat and Sun.

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