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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.
One stormy night, about two years ago, a tree fell at Aira Force causing a great landslide and taking part of the path to the falls with it.
Now, thanks to generous donations to the Lake District Appeal, we have re-instated the path complete with a brand new lookout platform. Come and see it for yourself.