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Coniston Water

Coniston, England
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“bluebird cafe” (34 reviews)
“boat trip” (29 reviews)
“lake district” (40 reviews)
Coniston, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a stunning lake. Our puppy loved it every morning during our week away. Will definitely return.

Thank V1CC16
Reviewed 5 days ago

Coniston thankfully lacks the hustle and bustle and crowding of Lakes such as Windermere and UIllswater. The quiet and peaceful surround with the vivid wooded landscapes and hills is a joy to behold helped by very good sunny weather. A Trip on the Steam Gondola...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for peace and quite . if you like going in September and lovely colours this time of year and weather not to hot .

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coniston offers a great day out for all. Whether it is going out on the lake or walking close by, you can be sure of a great relaxing time.

Thank Duncan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coniston Water is the best of the lakes, as it's not too busy and stunning no matter what the weather. We look a 'speed' boat for a couple of hours and it was great. We were very lucky with the weather.

2  Thank olibot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

returned for the second year running, this year we bought kayaks and had our children and grandchildren come up for 2 nights. absolutely brilliant as always brilliantly run and I think the best site in the lakes. had a day trip to Scotland and spent...More

1  Thank amyandmeggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual the carparking was extortionate , £3 for one hour, the walk we found by the ferry stop was short across the road were a walk that leads up to tarn how's, all in all ok but walks here not as easy as others...More

Thank philboden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coniston Water is a lovely place to visit. So get away from the rat race and go there on your next lakes holiday. It is very dog friendly that is why our Heather goes swimming. To her it was the best part of our holiday....More

Thank 197PeterK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coniston caravan club park coppice, a place to calm down and walk. Lots of trails to follow, the lakeside always draws you down the hill but consider it in reverse and walk up. There you will find the old copper-mine railway line now a straight...More

Thank rcirving
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller lake than the busy lakes but still a lovely place with the steam gondola to tour the lake on and visit several places on a hop on hop of service. Also the swallows and amazons connections to the lake and Ruskin s house....More

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7 October 2017|
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Response from Mickessox | Reviewed this property |
all the times I've been to the lakes in the winter I've never had any real problems with the snow of which the majority is on the hill tops the vally floors are usually fine with care.
16 July 2017|
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Response from lakelover908 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there must be a park in Coniston itself but not sure where. It is a village with permanent residents and has its own school.
29 June 2017|
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Response from Maitheng | Reviewed this property |
We went last year in June to the Lake district and around Coniston. We had a coffee at the Bluebird Cafe and there is a small pier there where small boats can moor. There are picnic tables around as well. It overlooks the... More