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View of Ullswater
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About Patterdale

The village of Patterdale is a well known vantage point at the head of Ulleswater, close to Brotherswater. Visitors usually arrive via the great height of the Kirkstone Pass which lies to the south of Patterdale, once here they find it an idyllic place beside the lake hemmed in by mountains on all sides.

Views include the Helvellyn range in the north, Place Fell which rises to a steep 2,145 feet above the village, and the more gentle slopes below St.Sunday Crag. The village of Glenridding can be reached along the western shore of Ulleswater.

A legend exists that St.Patrick, patron saint of Ireland preached in Patterdale - the local parish church is dedicated to him.

This village is in an outstanding location between the north and south lakes of Lakeland, making it a popular holiday destination and an ideal place to stay to explore all this fascinating landscape, left from the melting of the Ice-Age has to offer.

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Ullswater near Glenridding.

Ullswater (352 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction NE)

Ullswater is considered by many to be the lake districts most beautiful lake. It is 7.5 miles of pure beauty, and as you approach it from any direction you will see why. Ullswater.....

Farm close to Loughrigg Tarn and Grasmere

Grasmere (395 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SW)

This tiny stone village is beautifully set between the tranquil waters of Grasmere Lake and the jagged heights of Helm Crag and Nab Scar..

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Ambleside (847 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction S)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

A picture of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Threlkeld (12 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.3 km, direction NW)

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Watendlath Tarn. Cumbria.   Taken Aug 05 using a Canon Powershot S50

Watendlath (25 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction W)

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Near Brotherswater

Brothers Water (4 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction S)

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Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction E)


Dove Cottage, the Home of poet William Wordsworth, at Grasmere, The Lake District.

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction SW)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (2 Pictures)

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction NW)


Upper Hawthwaite Sunset

The Lake District (1481 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction SW)

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Castlerigg stone circle, Keswick, Cumbria

Castlerigg Stone Circle (38 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction NW)

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Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain House & Gardens (19 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)


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Hotels & Accommodation in Patterdale

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YHA Patterdale in Glenridding, Cumbria, England2 stars

YHA Patterdale

Glenridding, Cumbria, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
YHA Patterdale is a Scandinavian-style rural retreat set in the Lake District National Park. Hiking, rock climbing and watersports can all be enjoyed in the local area. Free private parking is availab...
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Patterdale Hotel in Patterdale, Cumbria, England2 stars

Patterdale Hotel

Patterdale, Cumbria, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
By Ullswater Lake, Patterdale Hotel offers home-cooked food, a garden terrace and lounges with fireplaces. Hotel Patterdale is between 2 scenic mountain ranges....
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Crookabeck B&B in Patterdale, Cumbria, England5 stars

Crookabeck B&B

Patterdale, Cumbria, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Crookabeck B&B offers accommodation in Patterdale, 17 km from Windermere. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms include a private bathroom ...
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Glenridding Hotel in Glenridding, Cumbria, England3 stars

Glenridding Hotel

Glenridding, Cumbria, England (0.9 miles, 1.5 km)
Situated on the shores of Ullswater, The Best Western Glenridding Hotel features a traditional pub, coffee shop and swimming pool, and offers breathtaking views across the Lake District....
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Bank End in Glenridding, Cumbria, England

Bank End

Glenridding, Cumbria, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
Bank End is a holiday home set in Glenridding in the Cumbria Region and is 19 km from Windermere. It provides free private parking. Composed of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with bath or shower and show...
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The Inn On The Lake in Glenridding, Cumbria, England4 stars

The Inn On The Lake

Glenridding, Cumbria, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
The 4-star Inn On The Lake has a 2 AA Rosette restaurant, and a gym, hot tub and sauna. The hotel is in 15 acres of grounds, with lawns up to the shores of Lake Ullswater....
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Cherry Holme in Glenridding, Cumbria, England

Cherry Holme

Glenridding, Cumbria, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction NW)
Located on the outskirts of Glenridding, a few steps from Ullswater Lake, Cherry Holme offers free WiFi, free parking and a sauna that guests can enjoy at a charge....
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Nearby travel help

M6 Junction 40(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction NE)
Penrith Station(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction NE)
Windermere Station(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction S)
M6 Junction 39(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction E)
Blackpool Airport(52.8 miles, 84.9 km, direction S)
Newcastle International Airport(60.3 miles, 97.0 km, direction NE)
Patterdale to London(239.7 miles, 385.6 km, direction SE)