Steamboat Tour in Ullswater
Steamboat Tour in Ullswater

Steamboat Tour in Ullswater

Have you ever wanted to go on a boat tour in the lake district? Take a visit to Ullswater Steamers they have stunning boat trips all around the lake district, Ullswater Steamers Operate one of the largest heritage vessel fleets in the world, offering visitors an experience they will never forget for 363 days a year. Cruises connect to some of the most famous and iconic walking routes in the UNESCO world heritage site, the Lake District National Park, with views of Wordsworth’s daffodils on the west shore in spring. Facilities on-board include an open deck and covered upper deck seating areas in addition to covered downstairs saloons, licensed bars, and toilets. Excellent facilities are also located at the Pier Houses including free Wi-Fi.

What attractions can I visit in the Lake District?

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award-winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating 160 years of operating cruises on England’s most beautiful lake.

Whether you are looking for a quick trip or a full day in the Lake District, Ullswater Steamers has plenty of options for your group. Their tours are the perfect addition to any itinerary for groups of 10 people or more. Operators only and must be pre-booked and paid in advance.

Ullswater runs a serpentine course for eight miles through expansive vistas of Lakeland’s highest mountains. Helvellyn at 3,117ft (950m) crowns Ullswater, at the south-western end of the valley, standing on a mighty plateau approximately 9 miles (14.5km) in length and 4.5 miles (7km) wide. The ‘Steamers’ operate an all year service with varying timetable connections between Glenridding, Howtown, Pooley Bridge Piers, and between Glenridding and National Trust Aira Force Pier. Cruise times vary from 20 – 120 minutes.

  • Opening times are from 9:45 am till 6 pm
  • 5 different ships to meet and board
  • Prices from £24 for 2 adults
  • Children under 3 go free
  • Prices from £16 for 2 adults
  • Children’s prices from £5
  • Located 16 miles outside of Keswick
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