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Wastwater Lake

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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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Stunning

We drove here on a gorgeous sunny spring day. The views were simply breath taking. We visited UKs smallest church "Olaf" which was just gorgeous. It can be a little challenging... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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telford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove here on a gorgeous sunny spring day. The views were simply breath taking. We visited UKs smallest church "Olaf" which was just gorgeous. It can be a little challenging getting in and out with the car so if you go early you should get to miss peak traffic and enjoy it all to yourselves!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited on a calm, quiet afternoon when there were very few people out & about; we found it to be absolutely beautiful with the vast magnificence of the mountains all around and wonderful reflections across the water. It is obviously a photographer's dream, but just to sit quietly for a while in this superb landscape is its own reward.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since moving to Cumbria we had not visited Wastwater. Its not the easiest lake to reach but it is certainly well worth the trouble. Unspoilt.

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Thank Jon N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wast Water has a character of its own but I have never considered it pretty in a chocolate box, picture postcard, way. However, it is devastatingly dramatic and the vista has a powerful impact on your soul. In my humble opinion it is the best of the lakes in the Lake District. The walking in the area is exceptional and... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Wastwater never fails to impress and looks different every time you visit. It is absolutley awsome ! It is the deepest water in the Lakes and the sheer sides of the lake are amazing. We called at the Wasdale Head pub, which on a cold January afternoon, had lovely roaring fires and was very welcoming. If you are in the... More 

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Thank Barry and Val S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The highest mountains in The Lakes drop down to provide the deepest lake in most out-of-the-way place. No other lake looks like this so it is a must to see to round off your viewing of this beautiful district.

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Thank james h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!! Had high expectations of this place and was not disappointed!!! If you get a change to go, do it!!

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Well worth a drive out to Wastwater, stunning unspoilt scenery, lovely walks and a good pub for lunch at the end of the road! Thoroughly recommend.

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barnsley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

something for every walker here. and whenever you go winter / summer. Hope to return for a picnic in summer!

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Holmrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

My most favourite place: Great Gable hidden in the cloud on this photograph is my favourite mountain. Whatever your age, or capabilities, it is a must place to visit. Long walks, short walks, or just sitting in the car at the junction midway along the lake, it is a place for everyone. Try and avoid weekends or Bank Holidays as... More 

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