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Red Summer Timetable begins

Red Summer Timetable begins

Our full summer service Red timetable is now in operation.

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Our lilac timetable is here!

Our lilac timetable is here!

As mornings and evenings become lighter and the temperature slowly starts to rise, we're moving to our busier lilac timetable....

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Dawn Photography Cruise launched to capture spectacular sunrise over Ullswater

Dawn Photography Cruise launched to capture spectacular sunrise over Ullswater

Early-risers have the chance to capture a stunning sunrise from the unique perspective of one of the UK’s most famous lakes,...

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Operating the Green Winter Timetable with  reduced better value fares

Operating the Green Winter Timetable with reduced better value fares

At this time of year we appreciate our full timetable does not represent the value it does in the summer months therefore...

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RNLI honours Lake District visitor attraction

RNLI honours Lake District visitor attraction

The RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) has presented ‘Ullswater Steamers’ with a special award for the numerous...

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Green Timetable Winter 2023

Green Timetable Winter 2023

The nights are drawing in with winter around the corner. But there are many reasons to be cheerful because we operate 363...

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Eden Arts Ullswater Droving returns

Eden Arts Ullswater Droving returns

An extraordinary addition this year sees the dramatic return of the Ullswater Droving, as festivities for the Droving season...

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Great value on Lake District days out this summer

Great value on Lake District days out this summer

We have picked some of our best bits to visit us and take a cruise this summer. Memories start here ! We recommend booking...

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NEW Date added Gin Cruise 4th August

NEW Date added Gin Cruise 4th August

A Gin experience like no other! A special tasting with Chestnut House, focussing on a different local Gin Distillery for...

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​Star employee scoops ‘Unsung Hero’ accolade at Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023

​Star employee scoops ‘Unsung Hero’ accolade at Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023

21-year-old Ben McGregor from Lake District Estates beat off tough competition to win The Sheila Hensman Unsung Hero Award...

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Double celebration for  world’s oldest passenger vessel

Double celebration for world’s oldest passenger vessel

As Ullswater ‘Steamers’ flagship vessel MY Lady of the Lake celebrates her 146th birthday today, she has been officially...

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World Gin Day: Local companies raise a glass to new business opportunities

World Gin Day: Local companies raise a glass to new business opportunities

Ahead of World Gin Day (Saturday 10 June), two Lake District tourism businesses say the popularity of the nation’s favourite...

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