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


SUP, kayak, swim and canoe on Ullswater, or strike out further into the fells on foot, bike or… Ski.  Our Another Place hotel is made for adventure.

Wild swim camp

Angle Tarn hike and wild swim

A two-day wild swimming break led by world-class coach Colin Hill. Combining open water technique and wild swimming around Ullswater. 2023 dates coming soon.

Pilates break

The glasshouse on the shores of Ullswater

Practise Pilates in the landscape with qualified instructor, Marina Huxley. Join a series of workshops and sessions over the two-night break. 2023 dates coming soon.

Yoga break

Five people doing yoga

A two-night break with a series of yoga classes in the Glasshouse and inspiration from the views across Ullswater. 2023 dates coming soon.

Swim across Ullswater with Colin Hill as your guide

10 & over, depending on activity | From £40 per person

Wild swimming in Ullswater lake, sheltered and quiet, with excellent water quality, it’s a perfect base.

SUP lessons on Ullswater in the Lake District

7+ & 11+ years | £40 per person

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

A family kayaking on the lake

5+ & 10+ years | From £35 per person

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

Walkers on the Ullswater Way at Gowbarrow. Photo: Val Corbett

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

Archery at Another Place

7+ years | £20 per person

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

Starry sky and snow-capped fells 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.

Skiers making their way down Raise at sunset in the Lake District

Picture a ski resort in the most alpine area of England, sitting among the highest mountains.

Mountain biking on the trails around Ullswater

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.

Trail running on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District

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

2 people sailing on Ullswater

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

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+.