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Reviewed yesterday

Although Myself and The Other half enjoyed a trip on The Steamboat Gondola,this is my least favourite of all The Lakes.Parking prices are ridiculous and it always seems that there is a drought!!!!!!. Can't ever remember seeing The Lake high up on the shore line.Views...More

Thank lizziebach
Reviewed 4 days ago

Coniston Water had the longest straight stretch of water in England, which is why world record speed attempts have taken place on the lake in the past. Views of the fells, particularly from the water are stunning in all weathers - provided of course you...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my lad love kayaking on lake Coniston, it’s so peaceful and you can hear everything. Lots of families using this lake for boating, stand up paddling etc.

Thank ColinHutch40
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake does not have much access for the public with few places to stop. We stayed in Coniston so were able to walk to it every evening with the dogs when it was quiet. The only place to access the lake from Coniston is...More

Thank George35WestSussex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited over the weekend to go out on the steam yacht gondola. sadly it was not running due to staff shortages so we went out on the normal boat.. lovely area with astounding views and the best place to see these is from the water....More

Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location with nicely set out pitches and good shower / toilet facilities. Beware narrow roads leading to the site. Disappointing that loud unruly behaviour went unchecked - not what you expect from a Caravan and Motorhome Club site.

Thank 1958Catherine
Reviewed 1 week ago

While not our favourite lake, Coniston Water has its own peaceful beauty which was refreshing after the bustle of the town. Framed beautifully by the surrounding hills

Thank John5550
Reviewed 1 week ago

High point for us was taking a lake cruise and learning more about the history of the Lake. A most splendid visit and one we shall be repeating soon. The steam gondola is next on our list.

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights at the start of our holiday. Very narrow,windy road to get there, bit scary at times. Did think it was going to be a big site but pitches are all well spread out amongst the trees. Well kept...More

Thank lindawwhitehead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous trip to coniston water. The lake is incredibly peaceful and even on a summer Sunday has places to relax. What you notice is the peace and quiet. And also that the mountains around are so stunningly beautiful.

Thank Paul H
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mucchiyan
October 7, 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.
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misferrari
July 16, 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.
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wsbarker
June 29, 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
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