Lake Cruises on England’s most beautiful Lake...
Trip Commentaries

with Ullswater 'Steamers'



Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District Cumbria attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.


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Main Timetable

*Running until 30th October 2021
main timetable

A minimum of 2 tickets must be purchased in one transaction due to social distancing. Additional adult tickets can be purchased at the checkout. The Duo Adult ticket is valid for 2 adults.

Every passenger needs to wear a face mask when visiting us (unless exempt), including on the piers and whilst onboard our boats. You will be seated outside and cannot change seats so please wear appropriate clothing. Our onboard bars are also closed at this time so no drinks or snacks will be able to be purchased.

Howtown is a set down only pier, you CANNOT board our cruises from Howtown.

Aira Force Car Parking: Please note that the car park at Aira gets very busy and we recommend that you arrive as early as possible to get a space. Please see here for more information.

Ticket Type

Return Trip

Round the Lake

Return Trip

to Aira Force

One Way

GR-PB or vice versa

One Way

to Howtown (from PB/GR)

One Way

to Aira Force
Duo Adult £40.00 £24.00 £24.00 £16.00 £16.00
Child (3-15) £12.00 £8.00 £8.00 £5.00 £5.00
Child (Under 3) £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
1 Adult + 1 Child £32.00 £20.00 £20.00 £13.00 £13.00


Private One Hour Cruises

Our Private One Hour Cruises are back for 2021! These cruises are available between 19th June and 30th October 2021 and can be booked for up to 12 passengers (from 2 households maximum, rule of 6 still applies). 

The cruise departs from Glenridding and lasts one hour. You must book this cruise at least 48 hours in advance. Price of this cruise is £150.00.

NHS Blue Light & Defence Service Cards

We are offering all NHS Blue Light Card holders and Defence Service Card Holders a discount to visit us which is valid for up to 4 adults (or a family). Valid for full lake returns only from Glenridding or Pooley Bridge.

You will receive 25% off using the code that you can find on your member's log in area! Please do not try to enter your card number in the code box!

Gift Experiences

Cruise for two with a bottle of prosecco. Enjoy a full round the lake cruise on our scheduled service for two adults with a bottle of prosecco. Cruise must be taken from Glenridding.

Please note: Once purchased, please email or telephone to book a date. We will provide you with a bottle of Prosecco, however, due to the requirement to wear a face covering for the duration of the cruise, this cannot be consumed onboard the vessel.  

Gift Vouchers

Treat someone to something special with our gift vouchers. Minimum gift voucher value is £5.00.