Ullswater is the second largest lake in the Lake District and a hotspot in the Lakes for tourists, walkers and water sport enthusiasts.
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ provide trips on the lake offering stunning views and a unique experience on one of England’s most beautiful lakes. The cruise takes passengers to some of the most popular and famous walking routes in the Lake District National Park.
So whether you’re going to hike up Helvellyn, the 3rd highest mountain in England, view the stunning Aira Force waterfall, or just want to enjoy a ride on the water, the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ are a must-do when you’re in the area.
Ullswater Hot Tub Holidays – Where to Stay in Ullswater?
Hillcroft Park is located above the lakeside village of Pooley Bridge, surrounded by beautiful countryside and is just a 20-minute walk to Ullswater lake.
The park offers several accommodation options including camping, glamping, cottages and lodges with hot tubs. Onsite there is a shop, children’s play area and laundry as well as a wealth of things to see and do in the beautiful surrounding area of the Lake District.
There is a great selection of fully-equipped lodges that sleep up to 8 guests, plus a number of the lodges are also dog-friendly. Perfect for families, friends or a couple, the lodges have everything guests will need to a relaxing and stress-free break in the lakes.
Several lodges feature a hot tub which is the perfect way to relax after a day of exploring the surrounding area.
Thanet Well Lodge Retreat is near Ullswater and offers guests a tranquil and relaxing break in stunning settings. With unspoilt scenery and easy access to excellent attractions and outdoor activities, this lodge retreat is perfect for everyone. There are a variety of lodges available suiting guests’ preferences including budget and size.
Some lodges are pet-friendly and have hot tubs including the Blencathra Premier 2, Elonby Premier 2 and Greystoke Premier 2. The lodge park is in a great location for seeing Ullswater lake as well as exploring the nearby towns of Keswick and Penrith.
After a day of exploring, you can return to your luxurious lodge and soak in the bubbles whilst enjoying the beautiful view.
Ullswater Heights is a brand-new collection of lodges featuring decking and hot tub. Onsite guests can take advantage of the Lakehouse bar and restaurant, children’s play area and petting farm.
The lodge park is only 6.5 miles from the beautiful Ullswater lake and surrounded by stunning countryside offering plenty to see and do on your break in the Lakes.
Perfect for the whole family, a group of friends or a couple, a lodge at Ullswater Heights is a great choice for relaxing and exploring this beautiful part of the Lake District.
All lodges on-site are luxurious, fully equipped, modern, dog-friendly and have outdoor hot tubs.
Spend your day exploring the nearby walking trails, Ullswater Lake and local towns and villages before soaking in the hot tub and cooking and eating with your family.
Best Things to Do in Ullswater
Ullswater is the second largest in the Lake District. A hotspot for visitors in the Lakes, there are lots of accommodation, activities and attractions to do on and around the lake. Whether you’re visiting the lake are for the day or staying in one of the many hotels or self-catering lodges, Ullswater is worth a visit when you’re on holiday in the Lake District.
Enjoy a boat ride on Ullswater lake by stepping aboard an Ullswater Steamer. The award-winning attraction in the Lake District provides a memorable experience on one of the most beautiful lakes in the Lake District. Enjoy a roundtrip or get off at each of the stops to explore the lakeside villages, towns and natural landmarks. This includes Pooley Bridge Pier, Glenridding Pier which is where you can access Helvellyn, the 3rd highest mountain in England and Aira Force waterfall.
The Aira Force Waterfall is a must when you’re visiting the Ullswater area. Visitors can enjoy a scenic walk through the woodland and glades before witnessing the beautiful 65-foot waterfall. You can view the waterfall from high up or ground level from the ornate stone bridges.
A short drive from Ullswater, Lowther Castle is a historical landmark popular with visitors and in the heart of the Lake District. Spend the day exploring the castle and grounds, learn about history, discover old ruins and have fun in the gardens and adventure playground. With something for the whole family, a trip to Lowther Castle is a great idea when in the Lake District.
Helvellyn is a mountain in the English Lake District, the highest point of the Helvellyn range, a north-south line of mountains to the north of Ambleside, between the lakes of Thirlmere and Ullswater. It has been voted as one of the most popular walks in Britain and takes around 3 hours. Starting from the village of Glenridding on Ullswater and via Stirling Edge, this route is exhilarating and a must-do for experienced hikers.