Timetable & Fares

Enjoy England VAQAS LogoOur 2015 brochure, includes fares and timetable. Dogs and Bicycles are permitted, subject to small charge. There are cycle racks at both Pier Houses.

OPEN ALL YEAR**

GR - Glenridding, HT - Howtown, PB - Pooley Bridge,
(A) - Arrival, (D) - Departure

 

 

2 Nov 2015 - 31 Jan 2016

GR (D) HT PB (A) PB (D) HT GR (A)
9.45 10.20 - - 10.20 11.00
11.10 11.45 12.10 12.10 12.35 1.15
1.45 2.20 2.45 2.45 3.10 3.50


 

 23 May - 6 Sep 2015

*NEW EVENING CRUISE EVERY THURSDAY EVENING IN RED SERVICE - DEPARTS POOLEY BRIDGE AT 6.30PM, ARRIVES/DEPARTS HOWTOWN AT 7.00 PM, ARRIVES POOLEY BRIDGE AT 7.30PM.

GR (D) HT PB (A) PB (D) HT GR (A)
- - - 9.45 10.15 10.50
9.45 10.25 10.50 11.00 11.30 12.05
10.30 11.10 11.35 11.45 12.15 12.50
11.15 11.55 12.20 12.30 1.00 1.35
12.15 12.55 1.20 1.55 2.25 3.00
1.00 1.40 2.10 2.40 3.10 3.50
2.05 2.45 3.10 3.20 3.50 4.25
3.15 3.55 4.20 4.30 5.00 5.35
4.00 4.35 5.00 5.05 5.30 6.05
4.45 5.25 5.50 - - -
* * 7.30 6.30 7.00 *

13 Apr - 22 May 2015

and 7 Sep - 1 Nov 2015

*PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE END OF BRITISH SUMMER TIME AFFECTS THESE SAILINGS - SEE BELOW FOR TIME CHANGE

 

 

26 October - 1 November 2015

GR (D) HT PB (A) PB (D) HT GR (A)
- - - 9.45 10.15 10.50 
9.45 10.25 10.50 11.00 11.25 12.00
11.20 12.00 12.30 12.40 1.10 1.50
12.15 12.55 1.25 2.00 2.30 3.10
2.20 3.00 3.30 3.40* 4.10* 4.50*
3.15* 3.55* 4.25* 4.30* 5.00* 5.40*
4.50* 5.30* 6.00* - - -
- - - - - -
3.15 3.55 - - 3.55 4.30
- - - 3.40 4.05 -
- 4.05 4.30 - - -

Due to the historical nature of the vessels wheelchair access is not always possible. We advise passengers to call us prior to arrival to check details. For visitors with a wheelchair, please read our Access Statement.

Prices and times are subject to change without notice. Fares change on the 1st January 2016

Services run weather and operations permitting.

* Please note on lilac service the last sailings are earlier from 26th October to the 2nd November due to the end of British Summertime - see the amended sailings times in the section underneath the main lilac service.

** Closed on the 24th and 25th December.


Fares & Services 2015 - Pay Once Sail all Day*

Ullswater Steamers Brochure

Glenridding/Pooley Bridge to Howtown
(Single journey time approx 35 mins)
  Adult Child Family
Single £6.40 £3.20 N/A
Return £10.20 £5.10 £27.50
Glenridding to Pooley Bridge (and vice-versa)
(Journey time approx 65 mins)
  Adult Child Family
Single £9.10 £4.55 N/A
Glenridding and Pooley Bridge Round the Lake Pass
(Journey time approx 140mins) - excludes Aira Force cruise
  Adult Child Family
Return £13.60 £6.80 £33.50

Sail all Day tickets give you the freedom to hop on and off all day and journey round the lake at your leisure - true freedom! Plus a 50% off voucher to visit our sister attraction.

Aira Force cruise is an extra £1.50 single journey or £3.00 if you wish a return cruise. Please purchase tickets onboard or in the Glenridding Pier House. This cruise operates between Aira Force and Glenridding only.

Evening summer cruise is part of an all day ticket if you wish to extend your day or chargeable standard fares for Pooley Bridge to Howtown return or single journies.

Please ask about our special rates for advanced group bookings and educational discounts. We also offer Private Charter packages for Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate Hospitality or Team Building. Ask us for a Charter Pack.


Aira Force Pier   - NEW cruise between Glenridding and Aira Force

Weekends from 23 May - 1 November plus daily from 1st July - 6 September and 24th October - 1st November. Winter times to follow.

GR (D) AF (D)
10.00 10.30
11.00 11.30
12.30 1.00
1.30 2.00
2.30 3.00
3.30 4.00
4.30* 5.00*

GR Glenridding, AF Aira Force, (D) Departure

Glenridding to Aira Force Pier (or vice versa).
Journey time approx 20 – 25 minutes. Sail all day tickets require an upgrade of £1.50 single and £3 adult return ( half price children 5-15). Please purchase tickets onboard and at Glenridding Pier House.

 AdultChild (5-15)
Single £5.00 £2.50
Return £9.00 £4.50

Andy the dog
Everyone's welcome - even Andy!
Commentary option now only £1

Great Value in 2015

Are you an early riser? Standard fares reduced by 10% (terms & conditions apply) on the 9:45 departure from either Glenridding or Pooley Bridge. Does not apply to online tickets.

Pay Once and Sail all Day* with The Round the Lake Pass this fare also qualifies for a 50% voucher towards another great day out with our sister company the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

Extra discount for four adults travelling together (terms & conditions apply) 1 adult travels at 1/2 price. This applies to Round the Lake Tickets only.

Our Family Ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult with 3 children - it's even slightly better value for 2 adult with 1 child - (children 5–15 years old inclusive, under 5s free).

Ullswater 'Steamers' cruises are designed to maximise your experience. The Round the Lake Pass gives you the freedom to hop on/off all day; alternatively, our shorter options provide the opportunity to travel on two different vessels. Please consult our timetable for your Howtown connection times on our shorter cruises. Small charge for dogs and cycles.

Please note Tesco Vouchers are only valid against our full fare adult or child Round the Lake Passes (not family), they are not valid for shorter sailings, different ticket types or special events and cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.

For our regular passengers why not try our annual season ticket.  Unlimited travel for a year. Adults: £60; Children: £30; Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £150; Dogs: £10, Bicycles: £10.  Download an application form here.

The Super Sail Saver

We've introduced a mini season ticket.  Five days' travel valid over a two week period.  Call in at one of the pier houses to buy your pass on the first day on which you wish to travel.  Then any day you wish to use the boats in the following two weeks, present your pass to a member of staff.  Adult £46.00 children £23.00

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