Thomas Grove, Hartsop


Links to activities and services


Weather forecast for the hills
Met Office

Ordnance Survey maps
Ordnance Survey

Patterdale Mountain Rescue
Patterdale Mountain Rescue

Other activities

Sailing and kayaking
Glenridding sailing centre

Boat hire on Ullswater
Lakeland boat hire

St Patricks boat landings

Lake cruises
Ullswater steamers

Windermere lake cruises

Pony trekking
Rookin house

Lakeshore park
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge


Zeffirelli's Cinema in Ambleside

Royalty Cinema in Windermere

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick

Local events/background

Farmers markets in Cumbria

Lake District National Park

Local Ullswater information

Cumbrian hill farming


Pubs with food
Brotherswater Inn (nearest)

Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Drunken Duck (south of Ambleside)

The Punchbowl, Crosthwaite

The Hare and Hounds, Bowland Bridge

More informal
Lake Road Kitchen, Ambleside

Fellinis, Ambleside (vegetarian)

Rogan and Company, Cartmel

Smart food

Sharrow Bay

Holbeck Ghyl

Art/local museums

Lakeland Arts Trust

Grizedale Arts

The Armitt Museum, Ambleside

The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere

Historic houses

Dalemain - mansion & historic gardens near Ullswater

Townend, 400 year old farmhouse in Troutbeck

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's house near Hawkeshead

Local wool products

Crookabeck farm

Local services

Patterdale Village Store

Mary Lightfoot – daily milk deliveries tel 01768 482346 / 07747 396293

Booth's supermarket, Windermere

Cartmel Market, Cartmel

Ullswater Garage, Glenridding

Glenridding Taxi
Telephone: 017684 82372 Mobiles: 07770444159 or 07766634299

Windermere taxi firm
Telephone: 015394 82372 or 015394 44144

Health centre
Glenridding Health centre

Hospital A&E
Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospital A&E

Veterinary Surgeon
Frame, Swift & Partners

Emergency services and
mountain rescue: call 999

Non-emergency police calls: call 101