"Take a steamer trip" Glenridding Things to Do Tip by uglyscot

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Steamer [now diesel] trips run throughout the year. From 31 October -31 January; four sailings per day; 9 April to 4 September 9 sailings daily; 27 March - 8 April and 5 Sept to 30 October 6 sailings per day.
Boats leave about 9.45 and 1hr 45 minutes thereafter. Passengers can do the round trip , or get off and catch later boats at Howtown and Pooley Bridge. Many people take one section and then walk back.

Cost Family £30.75 [2 adults and 2 children]
Child £6.35
Adult £10

The trip is great , showing the splendour of the mountains around the lake, the variety of watercraft, and the tranquility.

Address: Glenridding, Ullswater
Directions: Glenriddings is the main steamer office. It lies on the shore just off the village itself, at the southern end of Ullswater.
Phone: 017684 82229
Website: http://www.ullswater -steamers.co.uk

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 3, 2011
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