The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special – the grandeur and beauty of its landscape, its history and traditions, the people who live and work here and those who are and have been inspired by the area.
Our first project is to create a number of installations along the Ullswater Way, each celebrating an aspect of the valley. Each will be in harmony with the natural surroundings and created by local artists and craftspeople. More…
Download The Ullswater Steamers App
The Friends of the Ullswater Way have been collaborating with the Ullswater Steamers to add points of interest, including our installations, to the Walking Trails on the Ullswater Steamers app. Once you have downloaded the app, select the section you plan to walk and download the Walking Trail for this section.
Watch this stunning drone footage of the Ullswater Way in its Autumn Glory taken by Charlie Watson from the Pooley Bridge Post Office
Follow the Ullswater Way Heritage Trail
We now have pages on a series of art installations and information points along the Ullswater Way as part of the Heritage Trail. Take a look and find out more information about the history and heritage of this beautiful. Part of the Lake District, with everything from ghosts at Aira Force to miners at Greenside...
Thanks to all who joined us for the inaugurations of our new installations
Over the spring and summer a series of six new installations have been inaugurated - the Dorothy Gate at Aira Force, the Wainwright Sitting Stone on the route from Pooley Bridge to Howtown, the Wainwright plaque at Patterdale Post Office, the Thomas Clarkson memorial at Eusemere, the Poetry Stones in Hallinhag Wood and the Birkett Memorial near the Steamer pier in Pooley Bridge.