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Group of children running alongside Ullswater in the grounds of the family-friendly hotel, Another Place, The Lake
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A group kayaking on Ullswater
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GET ACTIVE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

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.

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

Accessible, easy to learn and seriously fun. Try something new on the lake.

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

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

Sailing on Ullswater at Another Place, The Lake

Learning to sail is a life skill, and from our place, it couldn’t be easier to get started.

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.

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.

Man swimming front crawl in Ullswater

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

The Lake District Ski Club's clubhouse on Raise

Raise, a fell on the Helvellyn range near Ullswater, has the best snow in England, with up to nine ski-able pistes.

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.

Ullswater Steamer cruising on the lake

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

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.

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+.