0 Aug 27
Aug 27
Pooley Bridge - Replacement Bridge Project Summer 2019
The temporary bridge will close to vehicles from September 2019 until Spring 2020.
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Jan 10
The setting of Sharrow Bay Hotel

Our partnership with Helipromo to create our stunning Drone Video capturing our stunning surroundings and the Country House charm of Sharrow Bay Hotel.

0 Feb 23
Feb 23
The February Garden

Starting the Year: Phil Auty, Head Gardener, (and Henry).

0 Feb 23
Feb 23
The Bee's Year

The Honeybees at Sharrow Bay Hotel 2017

0 Feb 23
Feb 23
February's Flowers.

By Jean Farkins

The Spring garden gives me great inspiration for creating floral displays.

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Sunrise over Sharrow bay from the lake, May 2016
Oct 25
Awards Season

Sharrow Bay has enjoyed a Summer of National and Regional Award Nominations - this is our story so far.

0 Oct 05
Oct 05
Conde Nast Johansens

We are thrilled to be shortlisted by Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence, in the Best Waterside Hotel category.

0 Sep 01
Sharrow Bay's award winning restaurant.
Sep 01
Shortlist: Best Hotel Restaurant Food Awards England.
Having won the Best Hotel Restaurant in the North, at 2016's Food Awards England, we have to say an enormous thank you to our guests for voting us on to the shortlist for the
0 Aug 25
Aug 25
Visit Britain rate us top 6 UK restaurant with a view.

Every day we feel blessed with our view, and thank Mr Parkin for picking this location in 1840 - as a local man, and keen fisherman, he knew this was the most advantageous

0 Jul 27
Jul 27
Lake District World Heritage Status.
The Lake District was awarded World Heritage Status on Sunday the 9th July.
0 Jul 05
Sparkling late afternoon sunlight on Ullswater.
Jul 05
The surprising contemporary influence of the Wordsworth and the Romantic Poets.

The surprising international cultural consequences of poetic life in Ullswater.

0 Dec 10
Dec 10
The Lake District hotel with the best lake view

Wordsworth wrote of Ullswater, "It is the happiest combination of beauty and grandeur which any of the lakes affords." To gaze out of our windows is to know him to be right

0 Dec 01
Dec 01
Amazing Autumn Photography on Ullswater 2016

Ullswater is renowned for its Autumnal displays across the Lake District, and this year Autumn in our stunning valley has been one of the most amazing and sensationally bea

0 Oct 31
Oct 31
We are Hotel Restaurant of the Year - Food Awards England

We are happy to announce that Sharrow Bay won Hotel Restaurant of the Year, North Region, at the Food Awards England 2016.

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Sharrow Bay's new beehives
Oct 18
Sharrow Bay Honey on Ullswater

We are now home to two new Bee Hives. Each holds 20,000 bees but they’ll happily squeeze more in if there’s plenty of food.

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The Bakehouse Kitchen
Sep 15
Inspire Accreditation - the first in the Lakes and Cumbria

We are pleased to announce we have been accredited by Springboard, for our Inspire programme – the first business in Cumbria to have achieved this.

0 Sep 05
Sep 05
Help us back the Lake District World Heritage Bid

Unesco inspectors visit the Lake District this month to assess our bid for World Heritage Status; Ullswater will be on their checklist as it is a very significant Valley in

0 Aug 17
Aug 17
The fruits of summer in and around Ullswater

Bathed in August sunshine, the lakeshore shoulder high with wildflowers, and the lake below Hallin Fell aflutter with sailboats we almost wish time would stand still.

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Mayburgh Henge on the way to Ullswater.
Jun 17
Ancient History of Ullswater

Ullswater seems timelessly serene in her beauty as we know her today; but this belies her violent past.

0 Jun 01
Jun 01
We are one of the World's best Lakeside Hotels

The Huffington Post has chosen us as one of the world’s 10 Best Lakeside Hotels, so our beautiful location and view will no longer be one of the best kept secrets in the La

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The Ullswater Way from Gowbarrow, looking towards Glenridding.
The Ullswater Way

The Ullswater Way is a 20 mile, all around Ullswater walk that opened on the 25th of April 2016.

0 Apr 29
Apr 29
The Up to Our Necks Cookbook

This is a cause close to our hearts here at Sharrow Bay, so Head Chef Mark Teasedale was keen to contribute his special ‘Roast Leg of Herdwick Lamb with an Herb Crust’ to t

0 Apr 26
Apr 26
Lake District World Heritage Bid

Artistic Inspiration is one of the special characteristics of the Lake District that is being used to claim World Heritage Status – it being defined as a Cultural Landscape

0 Apr 20
Apr 20
Worlds Most Expensive Marmalade Sold on Ullswater

The winners of 'World's Most Expensive Marmalde'

0 Apr 18
Seven Nocturnal Rainbows - drifts of floating multi coloured lights.
Apr 18
Ullswater Lake Ignites - Seven Nocturnal Rainbows

Here at Sharrow Bay we can’t wait to see Lakes Ignite’s Installation Event on Ullswater on the 3rd and 4th of May.

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Ullswater's native Red Squirrels.
Apr 14
Red Squirrels at home by Ullswater

Sharrow Bay is happy to help support the conservation and protection work of Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group.

0 Apr 08
Apr 08
Ullswater Daffodil Festival

Ullswater’s very first annual Daffodil Festival continues from the 28th March to the 17th April, celebrating Ullswater’s famous daffodils, as immortalised by William Wordsw

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Mar 24
World's Most Expensive Marmalade Charity Auction

Sharrow Bay's 'World's Most Expensive' Marmalade

0 Feb 18
Feb 18
Superior Accreditation by Cumbria Tourism

Sharrow Bay Awarded Quality Cumbria Superior Award

0 Feb 17
Feb 17
Winter Floods

Winter Flooding in Ullswater