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Wasdale Head, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very scienic and enjoyable walk , came with family and pets all enjoyed the day and would recommend it

Thank woolerton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the hidden place out of the main tourist areas in Lake District and definitely worh to visit. My visit was in rain & cloudness, but still even low visability you get an impresion of the landscape & mountains around the lake. I can...More

Thank viaUAA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a stunning place, you have to drive down a little road for what feels like ages to get here, the views can't be beaten around here, it is so peaceful. Whatever the weather it is definitely worth going here!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a fantastic lake and surrounding mountains even in the low cloud and rain. Much more rugged than most of the lake district and a bit of an arduous drive along a single track to get there, but the effort is so worthwhile. We...More

Thank Gooner66iw
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Lovely views. Still waters with mountain backdrop is amazing. Road to get there is a single small road for a few miles. We saw a caravan struggle for ages to get around a corner. Two cars can barely get past each other. Not much there,...More

Thank ASLtraveller
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful. No other words needed. Roads too and from are narrow in places as expected. Don’t think everyone is considerate...they are not! A bloke in the middle of the road wouldn’t move over and hit my wing mirror. No big deal, no damage but...More

Thank Greenbean1975
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Visited whilst staying at Muncaster Castle 2 weeks ago with The Other Half,but have been here many times before.A glorious day in July,the scenery was spectacular with the magnificent Great Gable standing proud at the far end.The water level was low on the edges but...More

1  Thank lizziebach
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited Wastwater a couple years ago, and had to revisit again this time around. Amazing scenery all the way down, lovely walks or picnic areas. Defiantly recommend a visit.

Thank Abi2503
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The scenery around the lake is stunning, with the hills all around, the scree on one side of the lake. We swam in it a number of times, which was wonderful. If swimming, it's a good idea to have footwear you can take in the...More

2  Thank Carisbr00ke
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

At 80 odd metres deep this lake is the deepest in England, though quite narrow. The scree field you can see in the far side as you drive continues steeply down into the water. The lake is clean and the fresh water is lovely to...More

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September 8, 2016|
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Response from pajthomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cindy, as Gordon says there is a very nice National Trust site just past the lake and there is a very good Camping and Caravanning club in the next vqalley near Boot, that one also has the advantage of being a short... More
Mohit M
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Ruby37 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Nether Wasdale at the south end of the lake. There are 2 pubs with rooms. The youth hostel on the water's edge us also an option.