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Ullswater ‘Steamers’

Sailing for over 150 years on England’s most beautiful lake, the company currently has four diesel-powered vessels operating on lake cruises, including 'Lady of the Lake', originally launched in 1877 and 'Raven' in 1889. Boats call at Glenridding, Aira Force, Howtown and Pooley Bridge. Services between Glenridding, Aira Force, Howtown and Pooley Bridge.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access


The Pier House Glenridding Cumbria CA11 0US

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Open days

Daily sailings.


By Bus: 108

Operating one of the largest heritage vessel fleets in the world, offering visitors an experience they will never forget for 363 days a year.

From the Steam Heritage Shop

Len Crane the Black Country Steam Engineer & ‘Len’s Legacy’

A two part look at the life of a well respected steam man.


Regular Price: £30.00

December 2018

  • Autumn Ploughing
  • True Diversification – stunning new engine canopies
  • Two’s Company – a pair of AEC Mandator
  • Pete’s Engine – a half size Burrell
  • A Dream Come True – building a new Showman's van
  • Little Loco ‘Tom Thumb’ – a very early American railway loco
  • Ferguson Frenzy in Herefordshire


Ploughing Engines at Work

Barry J Finch is a well known photographer of road and agricultural steam engines and first published ‘Ploughing Engines at Work’ in 1962 as a small…


Regular Price: £11.95

Sheila Dibnah. Remembering our Fred

Using clips from his acclaimed BBC programmes and previously unseen footage Fred’s widow gives her own unique account of life with Fred.


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