Ullswater ‘Steamers’ has designed an accessibility guide to help you plan your visit to us. Read all about individual access requirements below and click the button to view our full accessibility statement.

View our full accessibility statement:

Level Access

  • Lady Wakefield is fully accessible with accessible toilets on board
  • Our other boats are accessible but without accessible toilet facilities 
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets are available at Glenridding and Pooley Bridge pier houses

We advise passengers requiring wheelchair access to contact Ullswater ‘Steamers’ in advance to check boat suitability.


  • All of our boats have audio commentary to help describe the views from on board
  • Our boats all have safety railings around every outdoor deck
  • Assistance dogs are welcome on board


  • Hearing loops available within both pier houses


  • Familiarisation visits are available upon request


  • Familiarisation visits are available upon request
  • Our sensory story is available here (best viewed on a phone)


  • There are 2 disabled parking spaces available outside Glenridding pier house
  • Carer travels for free on a one-to-one basis. Please book standard tickets through our website and when you visit bring proof of PIP or DLA and we will refund the carers ticket.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the attraction for free