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A beautiful lake

Derwentwater is a beautiful lake both to walk around and to sail on. Surrounded by dramatic fells... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
Natural Beauty

Stayed at Keswick so Derwentwater was the closest 'lake' - apparently there's just the one true... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Derwentwater is a beautiful lake both to walk around and to sail on. Surrounded by dramatic fells and walking routes it is an enjoyable location to spend a day in the great outdoors.

Thank Dr_David_Horgan
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Keswick so Derwentwater was the closest 'lake' - apparently there's just the one true Lake in the whole region, but I'll let you Google that.... On arrival we headed down to the Launch area by the theatre, we found a small path from...More

Thank JBizzzay
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Spent many an afternoon visiting Derwentwater, fabulous walks and beautiful scenery. Take a trip in a rowing boating or may a trip on the passenger boat that stops at various locations. 100% recommend a visit

Thank pazz68
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We took the 10 mile walk around the lake and loved every minute! The views are breathtaking and the paths are good. Wish we had taken our dog with us as so many dog friendly places along the way. We would definitely visit again. Overall...More

Thank Sals1701
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We went with Just Go Holidays to the lake district and it was very good. Saw 6 lakes over 3 days, train ride, boat ride, several towns, Muncastle Castle, owl show. Fantastic area, everyone should visit the area. The only downside was the hotel used...More

Thank SmartsHemel
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Breathtaking views and rowing boat in the lake was amazing too! Went for a trek afterwords and views were amazing and serene. The entire family had amazing time. I would recommend going there 100%.

Thank Rajeev255
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Derwentwater is a good place for dogs. Many establishments round its shores, from the illustrious Lodore Falls hotel on the banks of Derwentwater to friendly Café West on the edge of Fitz Park don’t just allow dogs, they love dogs. That is a good start...More

1  Thank Toby2006
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Have been to the area many times but never walked around the lake, my wife and I walked around the lake yesterday, around 10 miles (16km) quite level most of the way with a few rises, if starting in Keswick as we did, anti clockwise...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is one of the best Lakes to visit for pretty scenery and wonderful walks. There is plenty of lake access if you have a boat, and a few places where you can hire canoes and traditional rowing boats to explore the islands. We have...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is well worth a visit. If you want to get a different perspective on Derwent water, I would suggest you take a trip to Ashness Bridge. Just a bit further up from the bridge is a view point called Surprise View. It is will...More

Thank Kirsty F
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