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

Wild swimmer Colin Hill

10 & over, depending on activity | From £35 per person

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

Stand up paddle boarding on Ullswater

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.

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.

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.

Boy shooting arrow during archery lesson

7+ years | £20 per person

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

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.

Man sitting on the jetty fishing with the Lake District fells in the background

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

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+.