Out & About from Old Water View Hotel

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The Lake District National Park. Information on the park including great visitor information.

Learn about and take part in our local community – people, history, things to do, walks and much more.

Ullswater Information, including accommodation, things to do, walking, photos, restaurants and much more.

Crookabeck is a 40 acre farm beneath Place Fell in Patterdale in the Lake District. The fleece from our goats and sheep is used to make a range of mohair and wool products

The official web site for the Eden District, the area where Patterdale is located.

The web site of Cumbria Tourism which gives a wealth of information on what to do and how to make the most of your visit to the Lake District.

The official web site of the English Tourist Board. Lots of information about the whole of Britain, including (of course!) the Lake District.

Ullswater Steamers operate regular services up and down Lake Ullswater.

This site gives more details, timetables, fares etc.

Helvellyn Cottages in Glenridding offer pet friendly self catering for 4 people.

Also available is The How Patterdale Cottage, which is literally over the road from Old Water View. This cottage sleeps 3 and welcomes pets.

Visitors of the Dalemain Estate can discover and enjoy four centuries of House Architecture, five acres of celebrated gardens, historic parkland and home-made food served in the Medieval Hall Tearoom

Rookin House is an established adventure venue in Cumbria, the Lake District and has been offering a wide variety of outdoor activities for over 20 years. Family owned and operated, Rookin House has a strong focus on both fun and safety.

Of the many treasures waiting to be discovered in the English Lake District, Lowther Castle is a particular gem. Built at the turn of the 19th century on the site of two previous houses, the castle was a grand affair boasting a room for every day of the year.

Probably the most famous of the Lake District waterfalls, Aira Force provides a glimpse of a landscaped Victorian park with dramatic waterfalls, arboretum and rocks scenery. The main force falls 70 feet from below a stone footbridge and is on land owned by the National Trust

Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop. It is also among the earliest British circles, raised in about 3000 BC during the Neolithic period.

Grasmere is probably the Cumbria’s most popular village, thanks to William Wordsworth (1770-1850). Today Grasmere is totally given over to the tourist industry, with plenty of gift shops, places to stay and places to eat. Most of the buildings date from the 19th or early 20th Century, though the farms around Grasmere are much older.

Ambleside, a small town in the Lake District, has now become a major tourist resort with shops, restaurants, cinema and a large selection of places to stay. It is very popular with walkers and climbers and is one of the best bases for exploring the Lake District.