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Glenridding

Glenridding is the perfect base for exploring the Lake District and Cumbria. It has a good range of holiday accommodation and is ideally placed next to the beautiful Ullswater, and Helvellyn, St Sunday Crag, Dollywaggon and many other fells.

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Glenridding can be found at the foot of Kirkstone Pass at the southern end of Ullswater and just past Patterdale. It is the ideal place to explore the hills and lake, and a great start and end point for walking up Helvellyn

Featured Property of the week in Glenridding


Helm Farm Lake District Holiday Cottages Windermere


Matson Ground Estates, Glenridding and Patterdale, Cumbria.  

3 self-catering cottages in Patterdale and Glenridding, Cumbria, The Lake District. Elm How (sleeps 10) and Cruck Barn (sleeps 2) are located in an idyllic position in the Grisedale valley with fantastic views towards the Helvellyn range. Eagle cottage (sleeps 4) is ideally located in an elevated position in Glenridding.
 
Please click the link for more information on Matson Ground,  self-catering cottages in Glenridding and Patterdale


The village was built around the lead mine at Greenside, which is now the Helvellyn Youth Hostel. The mine closed in the 1950s, and  the village now relies mainly on the tourists who come to view one of the most beautiful areas in the Lakes.

Glenridding © Rob Shephard 2007     Ullswater Boat © Rob Shephard 2007

We are constantly updating our pages, including this one on Glenridding. If you would like to contribute material or pictures to this, please email us. Our featured self-catering cottage in Glenridding this week is Helvellyn Cottage,  a traditional miners cottage with splendid views over the fells and towards Ullswater.

Our featured B&B in Glenridding this week is Cherry Holme, with deluxe four poster rooms with panamoric views over Ullswater.

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