The Eden Valley in Cumbria
When visiting Ullswater why not also explore some more of the beautiful Eden Valley in Cumbria. The River Eden flows from Ullswater in the south up through the Eden Valley to the North Pennines and Alston, passing Penrith and Appleby along the way. The Eden Valley’s position as a neighbour to the Lakes, District, Yorkshire Dales, Hadrian’s Wall country and the Scottish Borders makes it the ideal base for a holiday exploring some of the most scenic places in the UK.
The Eden Valley is a fantastic place to visit with a huge range of attractions. It is very popular with cyclists, and is on the famous Coast to Coast Cycle route. It is also of course popular with walkers, including as it does some of the Eastern Fells of the Lake District, including Helvellyn, as well as the Northern Pennines.
There are also golf courses, plentiful fishing and also the beautiful South Tynedale railway to explore. There are a great selection of historic houses and museums to visit, including Dalemain and Hutton-in-the-Forest, as well as art galleries and other cultural centres. For the family there are a good selection of places to visit including Eden Ostrich World in Langwathby.
Eden Valley Holiday Accommodation
The Eden Valley has a huge range of places to stay ranging from 5 star Hotels and B&Bs to holiday cottages and campsites. Please click the links below to see a selection of the best holiday properties available in the Eden Valley in Cumbria.