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Patterdale Mountain
Rescue Team

"One of the busiest in the Lake District"

It's members come from all walks of life giving their services entirely voluntarily, a tradition they are proud to maintain.

The Team is available and 'on call' for 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team,
Ogilvie House,
CA11 0PJ
Tel: 01229 716952

Patterdale Hall

"Residential Outdoor Centre"

Patterdale Hall's setting on the shores of Ullswater, the second largest of the English Lakes provides the perfect location to experience the delights of the outdoors.

Activities range from Sailing, Canoeing and climbing to gorge exploring, walking and archery.

Patterdale Hall,
Near Penrith,
Tel: 017684 82233
Fax: 017684 82660

Tourist Information Centre

Main Car Park
CA11 0PA
Tel: 017684 82414
Fax: 017684 82414


Ullswater Steamers

"Sailing on England's most beautiful lake"

Experience Ullswater's majestic mountain scenery from onboard an Ullswater 'Steamer'. New all year round services between Glenridding, Pooley Bridge and Howtown.

Ideal for one or two hour cruises or for access to some of the most beautiful walks in the Lake District.

Ullswater Steamers,
The Pier House,
CA11 0US

Greystones Gallery

"The gallery which supports both local talent and visiting/guest artists"

The new gallery space is well designed with good lighting and a welcoming atmosphere.

On offer is wall space for two dimensional work, and an outside patio for sculpture.

Broadband is also installed, opening up avenues for artists seeking a techno-media platform to reveal their thoughts and present live video streaming with other venues.

Greystones Gallery & Coffee House,
CA11 0PA
Tel: 017684 82392

Walking Routes

Walking Routes

 © Matthew Brookes

Located at the southern end of Ullswater, Glenridding is popular with mountain walkers who can scale England’s third highest mountain, Helvellyn and many other challenging peaks from here.  The village has ample accommodation, good camping sites and a tourist information centre.


Inn on the Lake

"Imagine a place where breathtaking scenery & traditional hospitality combine"

You are assured of being well looked after and treated with the individual care and attention that you deserve.

Choose from 4 approved suites for the civil wedding ceremony, offering flexibility when it comes to numbers - from smaller, more intimate gatherings to much larger celebrations.

The Lake room is the most popular with its glorious lake views and seating for up to 100 guests.

The Inn on the Lake,
Lake Ullswater,
CA11 0PE
Tel: 017684 82444
Fax: 017684 82303



"From the foot of Helvellyn to the rest of the world"

Catstycam - The Outdoor Shop has been selling outdoor equipment to hill walkers for over 16 years through shops in Glenridding and Pooley Bridge.

Situated at the foot of the Helvellyn Range, just about everything that is sold gets used straight away, often on a wild and wet fell side.

The Outdoor Equipment Centre,
CA11 0PA
Tel: 017684 82351
Glenridding Activity Centre

"The best place to ‘mess about in boats’ in the Lake District"

The Glenridding Sailing Centre provides a wide range of sailing dinghies & traditional boats, canoes & kayaks and windsurfers for hire.

Expert sailing tuition by RYA qualified staff is available in our boats or indeed your own if it's suitable.

Glenridding Activity Centre,
The Spit,
Tel: 017684 82541


Patterdale Village Store
 and Post Office

"A small village store that aims to offer a whole lot more"

A little of most things from food to postcards, from walking equipment to wine and beers, from souvenirs to frozen food and from post office services to local information.

Wainwright was a regular visitor when he was writing his guide books and this shop was the first to sell his books.

Patterdale Village Store and Post Office,
CA11 0NW
Tel: 017684 82220



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