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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful place to visit, the lake is stunning and you can see scafell pike from the shore We visited in October and the place was really peaceful, it is a really good place to take in the magnificent scenery and get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Discovering Wastwater Lake was one of the highlights of our trek across the National Park and I would highly recommend visiting it! The best times to go visit would be at dusk and dawn to my mind where the light gets surreal!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flo_roundtheworld
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Wow! What a sight awaits you here. Spectacular, jaw-dropping and incredible scenery. From miles of bracken, high mountain sides and a massive lake, not forgetting the signs of landslides for miles along the length of the lake. This lake holds a serene, peaceful and tranquil...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Little_Miss_Hoggle
Reviewed September 20, 2018

great place to visit beautifull .very peacefull . great to have picnic and relax or to go for a walk .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alisongZ9082QC
Reviewed September 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank woolerton
Reviewed September 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank viaUAA
Reviewed August 27, 2018

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!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Katie D
Reviewed August 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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cindywilliams239
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
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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.
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