The Ullswater Way is a new 21 mile walking route around Ullswater in the Lake District. ... The route includes Pooley Bridge, Aira Force, Glenridding, Patterdale and Howtown.

Discover the Lake District

Visiting us at Leeming House involves unrestrained access to one of the most picturesque corners of England, where spending time in the heart of Lake District National Park ensures you can create your very own rural adventure.

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker looking to tackle the region’s highest peaks, are looking for day trips to charming market towns or simply want to spend time enjoying the serene ambiance of Ullswater by boat - there’s plenty of ways to admire this breathtaking natural setting.

Read on below for more insight on the variety of top activities and attractions in the Lakes, ranging from the 19th century treasure in Lowther Castle to Aria Force Waterfall and plenty of hints and tips for popular walking routes.

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Ullswater Lake

Ullswater is the second largest lake in England and is regarded as the most beautiful of the larger lakes.

Lake District

Almost 2 million visitors a year to pay homage to the stunning and unique beauty of the Lake District.

Aria Force Waterfall

Probably the most famous of the Lake District waterfalls, a visit to Aira Force is a thrilling experience.

Lowther Castle

The intriguing Lowther Castle, just 20-minutes’ drive away, is a must visit.

Gorge Walking

Gorge walking is geared around exploring the path of a mountain stream.


The Lake District is well known for its fantastic walks, trails and mountains you can hike.

Dalemain House and Gardens

Dalemain is one of the most beautiful and impressive stately houses in the North West of England.