Bustling Glenridding on the southern edge of Ullswater is an idyllic village gateway on to Lakeland's favourite peak Helvellyn, England's third highest mountain with the famous scramble, Striding Edge usually the adventurous and sometime precarious ascent of choice! You're unlikely to miss the route up to Helvellyn as the village has a signpost to it at every turn and has a lively 'walker friendly' atmosphere particularly over the summer season. Once at the summit it's with a great sense of achievement that you can rest and admire the views before starting your descent back to town via Swirral Edge.
A quality selection of B&B guest houses in Glenridding and nearby Patterdale make ideal bases for walking up England's most popular mountain Helvellyn and for enjoying the many attractions around England's most beautiful Lake Ullswater. Steamers boat trips stop off regularly at Glenridding Pier, offering a scenic route to attractions around the lake like the Aira Force Waterfalls walk and to North Shore's bustling market town Pooley Bridge. Find B&B guest houses in Glenridding at the foot of Helvellyn and book online now with Iknow.