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Glenridding, Cumbria

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Glenridding, Cumbria

Glenridding is a village located at the southern end of Ullswater, in the English Lake District. The village is popular with mountain walkers who can scale England's third highest mountain, Helvellyn, and many other challenging peaks from here. The village has ample accommodation including two Youth Hostels and good camping sites. There is also a tourist information centre, Ullswater Information Centre. Glenridding is in the civil parish of Patterdale.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY3817
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017684
 

Glenridding, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glenridding, mountain vale, on NW. border of Westmorland, traversed by Glenridding Beck, which descends from Helvellyn and flows into Ullswater; at its mouth is the seat of Glenridding House.

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