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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Despite all the traffic on the road alongside Thirlmere, if you park at the small car park(pay and display) at the Keswick end of the lake, and walk a short distance away from the road, you can stand and take in the magnificent view oblivious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed May 5, 2018

After doing some of the more strenous walks around Grasmere we opted for an early morning walk around Thirlmere lake and the wall walk up behind the village. Not many other walkers on the trail and a pleasant 8.5 km morning exercise.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Our hotel in Thurlmere was The Lidge in The Vale. It was very comfortable and we joyed the continental breakfast, especially elegy Belgium brown bread - so yummy.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We had done lots of big climbs and our legs were aching so opted for a gentle walk. Thirlmere was beautiful and peaceful. We were able to get down to the water as well as walk through the trees. We came back along the fell...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Petula O
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Went on a sunny day and it did not disappoint. Will definitely be returning ! Highly recommend for a nice little wonder

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank northerngeordie
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The pictures speak for themselves, got there around 10am and the water was calm for 45 mins before the breeze picked up, but such a lovely place

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank marklI5896QS
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This lake just south of Keswick is quiet and sees little visitors, perfect for a quiet day out by the water. Lots of trails around the lake. Parking at intervals along the path.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank McChi
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lake. The council have been very busy repairing the road after it disappeared during the floods. It's only reopened last week and they've made a fab job of it. Cut back lots of trees to open it up and you can see the lake...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 0798anne
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We have visited Thirlmere many times and it never fails to impress. Sometimes we park at Steel End, other times at Armboth but either lead onto the lakeshore and superb walks and views of the lake and the stunning fells around it. On our most...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Drove down the east side of the reservoir but didn't find anywhere to stop we liked so drove down the quieter east side, and glad we did. Stopped at car park at armboth, right on the shore. Had the place to ourselves except for a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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