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Group of children running alongside Ullswater
Another Place, The Lake
A group kayaking on Ullswater


Get on the water or out into the fells. Another Place is made for adventure.

Close up of a mans legs and boots walking in the Lake Distirct

Amble or ramble, wander or hike. There are routes, footpaths, tracks and trails galore around Ullswater.

Man swimming front crawl in Ullswater

Ullswater, sheltered and quiet, with excellent water quality, is a perfect base for wild swimming.

Two cyclists mountain biking in the Lake District. Photo: Cumbria Tourism Library

Bring your own or hire bikes. There are over 196 miles in the Lakes & Dales loop for you to cycle up fells and around the lake.

Family canoeing on Ullswater. Photo: Crag Hoppers shoot | Cumbria Tourism Library

5+ & 10+ years | £30 per person

Explore the bays and islands up and down the lake by kayak.

Stand up paddle boarding on Ullswater - one the activities available at the new hotel, Another Place, The Lake

7+ & 11+ years | £30 per person

Our fully qualified instructors tailor each session. Stand Up Paddleboarding is a great family activity.

Children's archery

7+ years | £5 per person

Our coaches run through the basics of archery for children. Theory and safety, then shooting at targets in the hotel grounds.

Two runners in the fells overlooking Ullswater

The fells in the Lake District offer some of the best running trails in the UK. Don’t take our word for it.

Stargazing in the Lake District

The Lake District’s Dark Sky Discovery Status means you can see more with the naked eye, including the Milky Way.

Sailing on Ullswater at Another Place, The Lake

Learning to sail takes skill, but from here it couldn’t be easier to get started.

Lowther Horse Trials & Show 2007 Photo: Cumbria Tourism Library

Fish for trout, perch and pike. All you need is a National Rivers Authority rod licence.

Ullswater Steamer cruising on the lake

Daily cruises between Glenridding, Pooley Bridge and Howtown with Ullswater Steamers.

Things to see

The Lake District has a rich mix of heritage, cultural and family-friendly places to visit whatever the season.

Aira Force

Aira Force waterfall in the Lake District

Take the Ullswater Steamer to the new pier at National Trust-run Aira Force waterfall. A short 10 minute interactive walk up to the waterfall circles back to the car park and jetty Admire the views from the tearoom. A must-visit Ullswater gem.

Go ape at Whinlatter Forest

Walking the logs at Go Ape - Whinlatter Forest

Swing through the canopy at Whinlatter Forest and enjoy a day out for the whole family. Ride zip slides and get to grips with an adventurous climbing experience in an awesome forest location . You can also get off road and enjoy an epic forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway.

Treetop Trek & Nets

Treetop Trek & Nets

Treetop Trek is treetop adventure, 40 minutes from Another Place. Swing, climb and balance your way through the woodland canopy then race down the 250m triple zip wire. Suitable from Ages 5+. Treetop Nets is for the younger ones. Bounce high in the trees on suspended nets with slides, ball pools and net tunnels. From ages 3+.