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Things To Do

Various activities of things to do in and around the campsite.

Cycle Hire
We have teamed up with Cumbria's Premium Bike Specialists Arragon's Cycle Hire. Whatever your level of fitness, whether you prefer electric, mountain or road, just click on the link, make a booking and you can have your bikes delivered straight to Waterside Campsite!
Ullswater Wake and Surf
Based at Waterside Campsite on beautiful Ullswater, we offer wakesurfing and stand-up paddle boarding for all levels, from beginner to advanced. If you prefer something less energetic you can charter our boat and skipper to explore the beautiful lake at your leisure. Or if you're looking for a grou
Lowther Castle & Gardens
Looking out across the Lake District National Park sits the romantic ruins of Lowther Castle. A sight of dramatic beauty and splendour, the castle presides over 130 acres of hidden gardens, enchanting woodland and breath-taking views.
The Ullswater Way
The Ullswater Way is a picturesque 20-mile walking route around Ullswater. The route can be walked in either direction and from any starting point. Why not walk the route in shorter sections, using an open top bus or steamer to start your journey!
Ullswater Steamers
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating cruises on England’s most beautiful lake. Operating one of the largest heritage vessel fleets in the world.
Aira Force
A tranquil haven of towering peaks, serene waters and undulating hills. Aira Force, a tumbling waterfall drops an impressive 65ft and can be reached by an enchanting stroll through ancient woodland and landscaped glades.
Whinlatter, England's only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.
Dalemain Estate
Visitors can discover and enjoy four centuries of House Architecture, five acres of celebrated gardens, historic parkland and home-made food served in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom. Dalemain is a haven of tranquillity.