Walking holidays near Ullswater in the Lake District
Another Place, The Lake

Walks in the Lake District

Lake views, sweeping landscapes and covered forest walkways. Walking in the Lake District is the proper stuff. Fresh air, birdsong, the works.

walking guides in the lobby

Walking in Ullswater

Wander miles of lakeside landscape along quieter trails with impressive views.

Nip out for an hours hike, or ramble for the whole day. When you get back to Another Place put your feet up, there’s everything you need. Most starting points for longer walks, including the Ullswater Way, are a short drive or bus ride from the hotel.

Before you go: Check The Lake District National Park Authority’s guides on what to bring and best sources for weather reports.

Latest walk

Coledale Horseshoe

A 15km hiking route above Braithwaite, near Keswick, about 25 minute drive from the hotel. Highlights of the trail include Sail Fell and the zig-zag path, with panoramic views of the fells, waterfalls and valleys.

Coldedale horseshoe
Nicola Merrett mountain leader

Hiking with Mountain Leaders

Choose one of our recommended walks or spend the day with Nicola Merrett and one of her experienced team of Mountain Leaders, for a bespoke guided walk in the fells.

From the valleys to the mountain summits; some classics and some off the beaten track, their local knowledge will add much more than following your own map. A highlight of the autumn hiking calendar is the Martindale Red Deer rut hikes.


Another place hotel walking loop lake marina boats

A short 5.8 km walk from the hotel. Easy to moderate with a good climb and a little steep in places with views over Ullswater. A walk for any weather or time of year.

Castle on the Dalemain walking route

A different perspective to the Ullswater valley, this walk takes you along the banks of the river Eamont, through ancient pastures, historic villages with a castle on route.

Looking towards Hallin Fell

The Lake District has plenty of fells to tackle, but sometimes, big isn’t always the most beautiful. Hallin Fell is a case in point, with panoramic views of Ullswater. 

Walking to Gowbarrow Fell overlooking Ullswater

Gowbarrow is not too tough, it has super views over Ullswater, and it can be combined with a visit to one of the Lake District’s most scenic waterfalls – Aira Force.

Family walking on the Ullswater Way

The Ullswater Way is a new 22-mile long walking route circumnavigating the lake. Explore Ullswater using existing public rights of way and quiet roads.

The view from Arthur's Pike

Arthur’s Pike is the highest point visible from Another Place. The walk, 2 hours in total, takes you to a point with clear views across Ullswater and the surrounding area.

Striding Edge

Helvellyn may not be the highest fell in the Lake District but it is certainly the most popular. Only recommended for the most experienced of walkers it attracts over 250,000 walkers a year.

Coledale Horseshoe

Coledale Horseshoe & Sail Fell

A 15km hiking route above Braithwaite, near Keswick, about 25 minute drive from the hotel. Highlights of the trail include Sail Fell and the zig-zag path, with panoramic views of the fells, waterfalls and valleys.

Hiking above Ullswater

Seasoned explorer Athena Mellor from Ramble Guides created a 11.3km hiking guide, beginning in Glenridding, for one of the many walks on our doorstep at the hotel.

Eamont Way

Right in the heart of the Lake District the 5.5 mile Eamont Way connects the historic town of Penrith, to our neighbouring village of Pooley Bridge, with an option to route back to the hotel.

Angle Tarn hike and wild swim

This exhilarating 4hr outdoor adventure combines two of the Lake District’s most memorable activities: fell walking and wild swimming.

Blue skies over the Swindale Valley, the Lake District

Follow your RSPB guide through one of the most secluded valleys in The Lake District. Keep your eyes peeled for red squirrels, red deer, otters and different species of birds.

Visit Eden rambles

Rambles through Eden; Ullswater and it’s surrounds. 20-minutes drive through Eden Valley, limestone and slate give way to the red hue of sandstone and fells rise to heady heights.

National Park Guided Walks

The Lake District National Park rangers run free guided walks from Easter to the end of October. Natural history and providing expert insight in the Ullswater Valley.

Family walks in the Lake District

From suitable Wainright walks to pram friendly rambles, fantastic views are guaranteed. Explore a handpicked selection of five best family friendly routes nearby to the hotel from The Hiking Household.

Miles Without Stiles

Over 40 routes around the National Park graded accessible for ‘all’, ‘many’, or ‘some’. Suitable for  limited mobility, visual impairment, pushchairs and wheelchair users.