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

Ullswater Information Centre at Glenridding

To make the most of your visit, pop in for leaflets, guides, beautiful gifts and advice from our friendly advisers.

Ullswater Information Centre
Beckside Car Park
Cumbria CA11 0PD

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Opening times

summer until 31 Oct 2014:

Seven days a week 9.30am - 5.30pm.

winter from 1 Nov 2014:

weekends 9.30am - 3.30pm subject to weather conditions.

What's on offer

  • 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

Meet the owls

Every Tuesday until the end of August have a hoot meeting the owls from The Owl Sanctuary Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. Free event. Pop in between 10am and 4pm.

Date change: Instead of Tuesday 24 June, the owls will be with us on Friday 27 June instead.

More information

Read more in our Explore Ullswater section.

Tel: 017684 82414
Fax: 017684 82414

Technical queries booking accommodation online?

If you have a technical problem with the accommodation booking process please email or call 0844 209 25555. Open 9am - 5.30pm Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm Sat and Sun.

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