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The Lakes Distillery  Sample some of the world’s best whiskies, gins and vodkas at this renowned Cumbrian institution. The Lakes Distillery is known for its award-winning spirits, striking views of Bassenthwaite and its resident alpacas who are very happy to pose for your selfies. Taking a tour of this legendary attraction is on our Lake District Bucket List, making it a must while you’re here. Lake District Hotels discount voucher: 2-for-1 tour & tasting tickets

By on September 29th, 2016

Walking in and around Ullswater…

Walking in and around Ullswater

The beautiful Ullswater valley is filled with fantastic walks, which provide the perfect opportunity for you take in the stunning scenery. Whether you are looking for a gentle Lake shore stroll or a challenging hike up helvellyn, there is something for everyone. If you are in the area this week, the annual Ullswater Walking Festival is taking place right now until Sunday 2 October 2016.

Inn on the Lake Ullswater

Inn on the Lake Ullswater

If you are looking for a little guidance on walking in Ullswater, the Ullswater Walking Festival volunteers have chosen some fabulous walks to help you discover and explore some of Lakeland’s most stunning scenery. If you would prefer to venture out on your own, ask our friendly reception team about our ‘Hike & Bike’ book. Our book is filled with fantastic walking and cycling routes in the Lake District, including routes that start and finish in Ullswater.

Live Music in Rambler’s Bar with
This four piece acoustic band will be performing live in Rambler’s Bar
on Thursday 29th… playing both traditional and contemporary music.
Blending old American folk, Blues and Jazz.

The Misdemeanours

The Misdemeanours

During the walking festival, our friends at Ullswater Steamers are offering you the chance to experience one of the wonderful steamer walks with a fantastic festival boat fare of just £1 – only available on the following festival walks!

Classic Ullswater
Take the steamer to Aira Force waterfalls on the way to glorious Gowbarrow.

The Perfect Place
Or cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over Place Fell. We also cruise to Howtown,on the High Street Hike walk, visiting remote Pikeawassa and Wether Hill, returning along the old Roman Road.

For a good chance of spotting red deer, Beda Fell Ridge starts with a cruise to Howtown then a walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient deer forest of Bannerdale.


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