Outdoor Adventures

Ullswater Way Lake District challenge walk

With Mark Reid author of ‘The Inn Way’ & Mountain Leader

Guided Ullswater Way challenge walk | Lake District | TeamWalking

Walk around England’s most beautiful lake in a day!
32 km (20 miles) – 650 metres of ascent – 10 hours

The Ullswater Way is a 20-mile walking route around Ullswater, the most beautiful lake in the Lake District!

Mark Reid knows the Lake District like the back of his hand and will guide you around this wonderful route (whilst sharing his knowledge of the area), so that you can forget about navigation and enjoy the fantastic views and wonderful landscapes instead.

Discover for yourself the breathtaking scenery and fascinating history of this area, with a group of like-minded walkers.

Highlights include: Pooley Bridge, Iron Age farmstead of Maiden Castle, summit of Gowbarrow Fell, Aira Force waterfalls, Wordsworth’s daffodils, views of the Helvellyn and High Street mountain ranges, villages of Glenridding and Patterdale, Sandwick Bay, Howtown and Ullswater’s stunning eastern shoreline.

This guided walk is designed for solo or small groups of walkers who want to tackle the Ullswater Way walk in one day, but don’t want to worry about route finding.

  • Fully guided walk with Mark Reid (Mountain Leader)
  • Experience the camaraderie of walking a challenge route with other like-minded walkers
  • Discover the history, heritage, flora and fauna of Ullswater
  • Share your sense of achievement with your fellow walkers
  • Small group sizes – maximum 10 people per walk
  • You are GUARANTEED not to get lost on our guided walk!
Guided Ullswater Way challenge walk | Lake District | TeamWalking

7:45am: Meet at Pooley Bridge
8am – 6pm: Guided walk around the Ullswater Way
6pm: Well deserved celebratory drink back at Pooley Bridge

NB: Finish time is approximate




This includes:

  • Full details of what to wear, bring and expect along the walk
  • Fully guided walk around the Ullswater Way, with Mark Reid (Mountain Leader)
  • Completers' Certificate
  • Use of our outdoor gear if required.
  • TeamWalking Loyalty Reward scheme
NB: Please provide a packed lunch, lots of snack food and plenty of water for this walk, as well as a good pair of walking boots.Please see the Walk Overview for full details of what to wear, bring and general advice.