Wedding Charters at Ullswater 'Steamers'

Wedding Sunset

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect choice to host your celebration on “England's most beautiful lake”. Ullswater often compared to Lake Lucerne in Switzerland is without doubt one of the most spectacular settings for any celebration: weddings; birthdays; engagements or anniversaries.

This dramatic landscape has inspired writers and artists for centuries. From the gentle rolling hills of the northern reach to the grandeur of the southern reach, where the foothills of Helvellyn rise from the lake shore.

Cumbria has in excess of over 110 licensed premises that are approved as venues suitable to hold civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies. For further information please visit

Approved Venues within the Penrith Register Office, for details on other ceremonies please contact

You can download information on local churches within the area, for religious ceremonies and a full list of licensed premises here.

For an excellent resource website log on to this website has a wealth of information to help you plan every aspect of your wedding.


There is a £45 surcharge for sailings Friday - Sunday and Bank Holidays. All prices are for departures from Glenridding, for Pooley Bridge please contact us. All vessels have mp3 compatible sound systems except Lady Dorothy.

Upgrade Packages

Diamond - Enjoy a sparkling pink Prosecco or Cava Reception for up to 60 guests - £100.

Winter Wonderland - A glass of mulled wine with a mince pie for a festive treat for up to 30 guests - £75.

Garland Decoration - Bring your own wedding flowers onboard or request our Garland upgrade - £60.

Wedding Fayres

Our Caterers

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Wine List

Fiona - Music in the Lakes

Something Like This! - Professional Acoustic Duo

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