You can hire rowing boats, sailing boats, motor boats, canoes mountain bikes and even tennis courts locally too! There are swimming pools at Penrith and Troutbeck (nr Ambleside), and a Leisure Pool at Keswick if you’d prefer. Guided walks are also available from the Tourist Information Centre & the “Steamer” piers on certain dates. Local lass Hazel Bell offers lovely relaxing holistic treatments at very reasonable rates, the perfect holiday treat for you or your loved ones (facials, massages, spa treatments etc). Here is a list of useful local links:
Ullswater Tourist Information Centre 017684 82414
Glenridding Sailing Centre 017684 82541
Glenridding Walking Guide (aka Steve) 07762 637930
Park Foot Trekking Centre 017684 86696
National Park Guided Walks  or via Ullswater TIC 017684 82414
Reach Beyond Adventure  017684 83867
St.Patrick’s Boat & Bike Hire  017684 82393
Community Development Centre
Ullswater Association
Nurture Lakeland
Natural at Heart – Holistic Relaxation in the Lake District
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