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Ullswater Steamers

Glenridding CA11 0US, England
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Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
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The lake runs a serpentine course in three reaches with Helvellyn crowning the plateau at the head of the lake; at 3117 ft it is England’s third highest mountain. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District. With miles of bridleways linked by ‘Steamer’ routes there are so many opportunities for exploring the area. Free commentary app download for apple and android users.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Glenridding CA11 0US, England
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"pooley bridge"
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"steamers"
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"ullswater steamer"
in 14 reviews
"nice trip"
in 18 reviews
"day ticket"
in 15 reviews
"below deck"
in 12 reviews
"ticket office"
in 13 reviews
"wrap up warm"
in 6 reviews
"round the lake"
in 15 reviews
"boat trip"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 16 reviews
"car park"
in 22 reviews
"return journey"
in 8 reviews
"lovely cruise"
in 6 reviews
"worth a trip"
in 6 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 8 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family trip on the steamers was really enjoyable. The staff were very helpful and informative. The boat provides opportunity to get off at various landing places around the lake and an all day ticket provides great flexibility and good value for money. The boat...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whether having a round trip or hop on hop off, we found the steamers to be: on time, spotlessly clean, a bar is available on board, small cafe at each pier with toilet facilities. An added bonus is that you can have half price fare...More

Thank BigAndyg
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful location to have a tea/coffee and a snack....with the added bonus of the most stunning views.....EVER!! Fabulous....absolutely fabulous.....and the staff are second to none!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on this boat trip as part of a mountain goat tour. The trip was and it was lovely along the lake with great scenery. The boat had toilets on board and a bar serving drinks and snacks. The staff were all polite and...More

Thank neet181
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A perfect day trip with this company. I took my dog, £1 charge. The boats were in excellent condition, clean and spacious. The staff were all polite and helpful and the commentary was useful. However, Ullswater itself is the main selling point. A stunningly beautiful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip to Glenridding. Views incredicle. Perfect for young families. Need to return with my walking boots.More

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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you to aledw106 for their fantastic 5 star review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you on board again very soon. For those that have never visited the area before, please download our free...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a day out around Ullswater, using our buyagift voucher for two adults and a bottle of bubbly on board. We enjoyed the ride from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge (about an hour) sharing our bubbles with our friends. The staff were friendly and the...More

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Mark H, General Manager at Ullswater Steamers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you to CanadianGirlUK for their fantastic review. We are all delighted that you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you on board again very soon. For those that have never visited the area before, please download our free App to...More

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margaret j
24 May 2018|
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Response from chris h | Reviewed this property |
Depends on wether you stay on board or not. A straight stay on board last about 2 hours but you can get on and off at different places and take all day.
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twigs42
5 May 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed with a £1 fee. Enjoy your trip
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ann187062
26 February 2018|
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Response from Mark H | Property representative |
Generally speaking yes you can - please phone the office for up to date information about which boats are operating which services on the day that you are planning to come.
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