Marmalade Festival at Dalemain House copyright Helen Reynolds

Places to go around Ullswater

This area is steeped in history and beautiful views.

Aira Force Waterfall

With around 200,00 visitors a year, Aira Force has a magnificent 70ft (21m) multiple fall with viewing bridges above and below.

There is a seasonal tea room, a car park and toilets on site.

Website: Aira Force and Ullswater - National Trust

Lake Cruises

Sit back, relax and enjoy a lake cruise on one of England's most beautiful lakes. You can cruise the whole lake, or hop off and walk some or all of the shoreline back.

Ullswater steamers

Historic houses and visitor centres

Dalemain Mansion

Enjoy a trip through four centuries of architecture. You can discover the celebrated gardens and historic parkland including the Dacre Walk and sample homemade country house cooking in the Tea Room.

Dalemain holds the Marmalade Festival every February. It won the 2013 Garden of the Year Award sponsored by The Historic Houses Association and Christie's.

Website: The Dalemain Estate - Mansion and Historic Gardens (opens in new window)

Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

See hawks, eagles, falcons and owls from around the world.

More on Bird of Prey Centre and book

Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle

Let your imagination and your legs run wild in the 130 acres of grounds of this ruined castle.

More on Lowther Castle and book

Rheged Centre

Rheged has indoor and outdoor soft play, a 3D cinema screen, exhibition halls, a gallery, cafes and shops. Near Penrith.

Website: Rheged Centre (opens in new window)

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Ullswater Information Centre in Glenridding

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