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The booking via Sykes was very 'user-friendly', done very easily by helpful and friendly staff, and follow up emails quick and efficient.
Mrs Kirby, Tilbury, Essex, April 2013
The ease with which the booking was made. The person I spoke to was friendly and helpful. The booking process was simple.
Mrs Jones, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, April 2013
Welcome to a shimmering expanse of water in Cumbria's glorious Eden Valley, the exact lake which inspired Wordsworth to write his famous poem, 'Daffodils'. It's a terrific place for a holiday and we've some lovely holiday cottages near to Lake Ullswater.
No stay in a cottage near Ullswater would be complete without a trip aboard an Ullswater Steamer. Totally dog-friendly, the elegant steamers glide across the waters allowing you to sit back and soak up the scenic sights. If you prefer to DIY, hire a rowing or motor boat, or learn how to sail or kayak at the sailing school.
Another reason to book a holiday rental near Lake Ullswater is for the wonderful walking, with stacks of footpaths and lanes to choose from whether walking is your passion or your pastime. Wainwright's 'Coast to Coast' passes close by, while superb day walks include Hallin Fell, Silver Cragg, Gowbarrow Fell, Barton Fell and the 'Boat Walk', combining fell and lakeside walking with a ferry ride back to the start.
What else? Sailing regattas, angling, riding, mountain biking and, for any adventure junkies out there, ridge scrambling, climbing and bush-craft.
Nearby attractions include Dalemain Historic House & Gardens, Hutton in the Forest, The Alpaca Centre and giant-screen cinema at Rheged. And when it's time to shop, eat and drink, explore attractive settlements around the lake like Pooley Bridge, Glenridding and Patterdale.
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Barn End | Pooley Bridge near Penrith | Cumbria & The Lake District
A delightful barn conversion, on the outskirts of Pooley Bridge in the Lake District National Park. Roll-top bath in master bedroom, woodburning stove. Many walks nearby. Lake Ullswater 10 mins walk. Penrith 6 miles.
The School House | Dacre near Ullswater | Cumbria & The Lake District
Cosy detached cottage near Ullswater, in small village of Dacre. Woodburning stove, character accommodation, garden with furniture, two dogs welcome. Ullswater 2 miles. Penrith 5 miles.
Fellgate Farm | Helton near Ullswater | Cumbria & The Lake District
A superb 350-year old Grade II listed Helton cottage, character accommodation, AGA, open fire, walk from door to Ullswater. Keswick 20 miles.
Mell Fell Cottage | Penruddock near Ullswater | Cumbria & The Lake District
Cosy cottage in Penruddock in Lake District National Park. Woodburner, garden, wonderful fell views. Great base for Keswick and the Lakes. Ullswater 4 miles.
Mell Fell View | Penruddock near Ullswater | Cumbria & The Lake District
Delightful terraced cottage near Ullswater. Fabulous views, on edge of Penruddock village. Ideally-placed Lake District Cottage. Ullswater 4 miles; Keswick 11 miles.
Gill Head Farm | Troutbeck near Penrith | Cumbria & The Lake District
Impressive cottage near hamlet of Troutbeck and Ullswater, a superb pet-friendly farmhouse with en-suites, woodburners and plenty of character. Ideal for northern Lakes. Penrith 6 miles.
Sunny Hill | Great Strickland near Penrith | Cumbria & The Lake District
Charming single-storey, detached cottage in Great Strickland. Beams, woodburner, en-suite. Good views and peaceful location. Penrith 7 miles.
Fell View | Threlkeld near Keswick | Cumbria & The Lake District
Comfortable end terraced cottage, in splendid elevated position, close to Threlkeld. Spectacular views of surrounding fells, great base for walking. Keswick 3.5 miles.
Swallow's Nest | Catterlen near Penrith | Cumbria & The Lake District
This Penrith cottage is a fabulous, 'upside down' semi-detached, stone barn conversion in small hamlet of Catterlen. Exposed beams. Woodburner. Near C2C cycle track. Penrith 5 miles.
The Granary | Reagill near Maulds Meaburn | Cumbria & The Lake District
A delightful former granary store in a lovely Cumbrian hamlet. One double bedroom with roll-top bath. Second floor sitting area with stunning views. Appleby-in-Westmorland 8 miles.