Mobile signal: Only Vodafone works here.

For EE and possibly other providers, head North to Glencoyne, just past Glenridding; South to Kirkstone Pass; or climb a hill!

Phone Box: Public call box in Patterdale just South of the White Lion.

WiFi:  None at the Hut. There is currently Wifi at the St Patrick Church which is on the other side of the road 150m towards Glenridding. The White Lion Patterdale has free wifi for patrons as do other pubs/cafes in Glenridding.


Nearest food shop is the convenience store opposite Glenridding Hotel ( 1 mile north on A592)
Open 07:00 to 19:00
( n.b the Patterdale Post Office/shop has now closed)

Outdoor shop in Glenridding,  Catstycam the Outdoor Shop.

Pubs and cafes in Glenridding and Patterdale.

Supermarkets and more shopping opportunities, library, swimming, climbing wall etc, in Penrith, Kendal and Keswick.


Plusbike is the info site to help answer all questions regarding travel by rail and onwards by bike.

Medical: Doctor/Nurse  at Glenridding Health Centre. Appointments and minor emergencies. 017684 82297

Penrith Hospital for patch-ups (minor injury clinic),

Carlisle hospital for major health issues/emergencies.

Ambulance: call 999 or NHS 111.

Dentist: Dental emergencies, Penrith:

017688 65744


A great service to help gain access to many more areas without using cars.  

Ullswater Steamers’ operate all year round from Glenridding, serving Howtown, Aira Force (new) and Pooley Bridge. 017684 82229.