from Ullswater 'Steamers'
Lady of the Lake, our oldest Steamer built in 1877 welcomed a very special royal visitor yesterday. To celebrate UNESCO World Heritage Status for the Lake District National Park and part of a Cumbria tour. HRH Prince Charles took a cruise from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge. HRH Prince Charles was keen to talk to everyone including tasting a sample of winning Marmalade from Dalemain Mansion Festival . HRH Prince Charles made no secret of his passion for heritage, culture, boats, the environment and wildlife. You will find all the images from the event on our facebook page, click here.
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ welcomes a very special royal visitor
On the 26March 2018 His Royal Highness Prince of Wales visited Cumbria to officially mark the Lake District National Park’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription. As part of the official royal visit HRH Prince of Wales visited the award-winning visitor attraction Ullswater ‘Steamers’ and cruised from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge on their flagship vessel Lady of the Lake.
Throughout the cruise HRH Prince Charles was keen to talk to everyone including tasting a sample of award winning marmalade presented to the Prince by Jane McCosh from the annual Dalemain Mansion Festival.
Lisa Braithwaite, attraction marketing manager, said: “He was very interested in the whole of Cumbria and the Lake District and seemed really interested to find out the history of Ullswater Steamers and made no secret of his passion for heritage, culture, boats, the environment and wildlife.”
Lucinda Langton non-executive director of Ullswater Steamers presented HRH Prince Charles with a Cumbrian crystal tumbler to mark his visit to the Eden Valley.