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So special.

I think that everything that can be said about Derwentwater has been said many times over. When you... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Suratrichard
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Surat Thani, Thailand
Simply stunning

Whilst Keswick itself has sadly become very busy, it is still worth vying with the crowds to make... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Vintage68
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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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All reviews car park surprise view canada geese dog friendly place beautiful scenery lovely coffee and cake open top bus round the lake friars crag flat walk follow the path waters edge fantastic walk lodore falls boat ride hawes end keswick
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent reasonably flat walk all around the lake. Started at Lodore Falls follow the lake almost all the way to Keswick took 1.15 mins. Only once had to go up on to the road for a quarter of a mile to avoid trudging through the...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2018

I think that everything that can be said about Derwentwater has been said many times over. When you stand by the water's edge, looking out across the lake to the fells beyond, what you see it a timeless beauty. Derwentwater is one of the lakes...More

Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Took the boat to Lodore Pier and then walked 3.5 miles back along the lake. Pleasant boat trip and easy walk with some great views. The car park is VERY expensive and the loos are 40p Perhaps a good introduction to the area and to...More

Thank nelly_norman
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Whilst Keswick itself has sadly become very busy, it is still worth vying with the crowds to make your way to the lakeside which is always quieter and at times almost serene in comparison to the hustle and bustle of the town itself. We had...More

Thank Vintage68
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Parked at the Lakeside car park. Beautiful scenery and nearby paths (around Derwent water) were suitable for most people (not just 'serious' walkers). There were some nice spots to sit and take in the views (with a few benches). Found the charge to use the...More

Thank judyav2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Tucked in the Cumbrian lake district territory, this lies in Keswick, a small town, that is easily accessible by train and bus from Wigtown and Carlisle. One of the largest lakes of England, boasts a spectacular scenery inspiring photographers, poets and painters. Worth visiting in...More

Thank Mbsha
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon cruising round the lake. Able to hop on and off the boats at numerous jetties for 1 complete round of the lake, family ticket was £25 so good value. Stunning scenery with glorious views

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We had stayed in the cottage a few years ago, but now the field down by the lake was fenced off with sheep in it was disappointing and could not let the dog off his lead as not sure whether sheep would be around. The...More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Spent the day at derwent water it's lovely, views are great. It's peaceful and scenic. Highly recommended

Thank Diane A
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Such a lovely litttle place around by the marina lovely walks along the waters edge . Little national trust shop a drinks cabin and somewhere to eat in the theatre . Lots of ducks to feed kids loved it .

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