WALKING - Walks -
Ullswater Lake and Boat Ride
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mentioned are an overview.
|Part walk around one of Lake District
finest Lakes with a boat trip on one of the Steamers
to finish the walk off.
Level walking for the most with some short uphill
Time: 3.5hrs + Boat
The car park at
Ullswater Steamers - GLENRIDDING
GLENRIDDING - Starting point and Finish
Find out the times of the Steamers
from Howtown at the ticket office before you leave.
through the farm gate near the road entrance which leads
into a field for a walk along the lakeshore eventually
arriving at the road.
Cross over the road to some steps and follow the path
to the left which run's alongside the road eventually
meeting the road again opposite Patterdale Hall estate.
Cross over the road again and enter onto the short section
of off-road footpath soon arriving at the main path
alongside the road, walk this until pass St Patrick's
church/rectory coming to a turning on your left, next
to a stone-built hall [Alpine
Swiss sign dating from 1863].
left heading down the lane [signed
To Howtown & Boredale] with the track crossing
the fields to Side Farm. Enter into the farmyard and
at the top turn left at the shop [signed
Howtown & Sandwick] and enter through the
farm gate and follow the track.
Look out for the Norfolk Island it is roughly where
the wall drops away to the left and there will be a
short uphill walk. At this point you will see some of
the best views of the day.
The track becomes narrower and into a path with the
Ullswater Lake on your left, eventually you will arrive
at a steep uphill near a place called Silver Point and
enter into some woods.
out of the woods you will arrive at drystone wall and
Scalehow Beck crossing the wooden footbridge and continue
along the main path. Keeping to the wall you will arrive
at tiny hamlet of Sandwick.
On reaching the tarmac road, turn left past Bushey Cottage
and Beckside Farm and follow the lane through the wooden
gate and across the wooden bridge and onto another wooden
Turn right [signed Public Footpath]
and along the drystone wall, past a ruined building
and onto another gate and enter into open field. Enter
through two more gates and rejoin the lakeshore, keeping
to the wall and another gate will take you onto Hallinhag
leaving the wood the path begins to descend towards
the shore and you will overlook Howtown Wyke, you will
pass the edge of a field boundary and the garden to
Waternook House and down to a kissing gate that takes
you to the lakeshore.
Keeping to the shore you will arrive at a small wood,
at the footbridge turn left for the pier for the steamer
back to Glenridding and the car park.
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