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A tranquil haven of towering peaks, serene waters and undulating hills
Ullswater valley is truly breathtaking, with its beautiful lake nestled amongst towering fells. The epic scenery and relative underdevelopment compared to other areas of the Lake District gives Ullswater a secluded and tranquil feel.
Aira Force, a tumbling waterfall drops an impressive 65ft and can be reached by an enchanting stroll through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family walk and picnic.
There's plenty to do, walkers are spoiled for choice with relaxed lakeside strolls and challenging ascents to lofty mountain summits offering glorious views. Watersports enthusiasts will not be disappointed either, there's plenty of opportunity for fun and adventure on the water including canoeing, sailing, fishing and even swimming for the more intrepid explorers among you.
We’ve partnered up with Ullswater Steamers to provide a whole new way to experience Aira Force and Ullswater.
A new pier at Aira Point is due to open on Saturday 23 May allowing visitors to sail from Glenridding to Aira Force. This is the ultimate day out, with a walk up to the waterfall and lunch at the café, before walking back to Glenridding on the new off-road footpath, or heading back on the boat.