Uldale has a place in literature as the occasional home of Judith Paris, a heroine of the 'Herries Chronicles', the saga of a Cumbrian family written by Hugh Walpole in the 1930s.

A real warm Cumbrian welcome awaits you at the Snooty Fox Uldale from Pat, Mark and their enthusiastic team.

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor family room with 3 x singles, 1 x ground floor four poster double. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with living flame electric fire. Utility. Shared games room with pool table, table tennis and table football.

St. James Church (the old "church") is located one mile outside Uldale yet only half a mile from Ireby.[2] It has a Grade II listing.[3] A school was founded in 1726 on the current site of Dale House, but later moved to a larger building further through the village funded by the Cape family and many local famIlies.

A spacious terraced Grade II listed barn conversion with many original features, including a dramatic doorway, originally the main entrance to the barn.

The Old School was opened in 1895 but allowed fall into disrepair in later years. The building was set for demolition before being saved by a Tyneside entrepreneur and transformed into Mae's, a tea rooms, restaurant and gallery. It is also the area's biggest employer and provides an important focal point.

We offer a good selection of locally brewed cask conditioned ales, fine wines and malt whiskies to compliment our excellent range of home cooked food featuring the finest locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

An short and level walk away from Ambleside village centre, you'll find Waterhead Pier. Windermere Lake Cruises depart from here throughout the day, to Bowness and Lakeside; what a way to explore car-free! Touring and walking is scenic in every direction from Ambleside - it's a fantastic base for exploring. Head south to the Troutbeck Valley, Windermere and Bowness; west to Langdale, Hawkshead and Coniston or north to Thirlmere and Keswick. Perfect!

We are located close to several popular cycle routes including the C2C and the Reivers Route and have secure cycle storage available. The walking is superb straight from the front door with lots of great walks close by in the Caldbeck Fells and "back o Skidda".

With its two cosy bars and restaurant, The Snooty Fox has a warm, friendly atmosphere with a reputation for good food and well kept real ales.

LICENSED: Fully licensed for functions, corporate events & private hire.

DRINK: We offer a range teas (Assam, Earl Grey, Ceylon, Russian Black and more) and coffees - latte, cappachino, expresso, filter coffee, hot chocolate, as well as soft drinks.

A prime Ambleside location! Uldale's elevated position ensures that you'll really make the most of the stunning scenery that surrounds Ambleside village; a historic but sophisticated community nestled on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. Ambleside has long been a popular destination for walkers, as well as families looking to explore with ease, thanks to its position at the heart of the Lakes.

We are also an art gallery displaying art work from local artists. Pop in and take a look around. You'll be surprised what you might find.


Contemporary style meets traditional Lakeland and the blend works perfectly! On warmer days, take your breakfast, lunch or dinner outside to the private garden and patio, knowing you needn’t clamber into a hot and stuffy car in order to explore – attractions, world-class walking, vibrant village life and special evenings out begin on your doorstep!

Location: Mae's Tearooms is situated in the centre of Uldale village, just 5.5 miles from Caldbeck and 11 miles from Keswick, in the Northern Fells of the Lake District. Just look out for the sign in the village centre.

A great base with ample room for friends and families.

We also have three comfortable en-suite B&B guest bedrooms available for bed and breakfast accommodation.

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There is a Public House in the village, and also the Black Lion in Ireby which serves bar meals.

Gaze through the windows of this handsome Lakeland residence, where every room has a view. Within walking distance of Ambleside village centre and the shores of Lake Windermere, Uldale is slightly elevated in a peaceful location, commanding views to Loughrigg Fell and the famous Fairfield Horseshoe. The living and dining spaces of this property have a light and spacious feel; perfect for relaxed socialising and family gatherings.

Mae's tearooms is popular with locals and tourist alike and a very warm Cumbrian welcome awaits all who call in.

Note: This property is next to Refs 17845, 17847, 17848, & 17846, together they sleep 21.

Please mention the Caldbeck area website when you contact Mae's Tearooms, Uldale.

The first floor living area has stunning views across to Skiddaw and surrounding mountains.

Private off road parking for one, plus on lane parking


Dating back to 1624, The Snooty Fox Country Inn nestles in the unspoilt village of Uldale in the Northern Fells of the Lake District National Park, just 10 miles North of Keswick and 4 miles north east of Bassenthwaite Lake.

All our cakes are home baked using traditional methods and are to die for! Old favourites include Maes Speciality Sticky Toffee Pudding, traditional Victoria Sponge, Lemon Drizzle Cake and a variety of wonderful tray bakes - mmmmmm!

Uldale is located in one of the quieter parts of the Lake District - such a peaceful setting make The Snooty Fox a perfect place to enjoy a quiet pint, delicious food or a short break "away from it all".

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We're also licensed - we offer a range of bottled beers, lagers and wines - try a bottle of Mae's Uld Ale - brewed locally by the Hesket Newmarket Brewery.


Uldale is a small village in Cumbria, England. It is about five miles from Caldbeck, two miles from Ireby with which it forms the civil parish of Ireby and Uldale and Aughertree. The Uldale Fells are in the vicinity, [1] and the southeast is Chapelhouse Reservoir and Over Water.