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Address: Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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Beautiful lake

Even in the rain this lake is one of the best in the Lake District with dramatic surrounding mountains and quieter than the others. If visiting here, go to the Sun Inn.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even in the rain this lake is one of the best in the Lake District with dramatic surrounding mountains and quieter than the others. If visiting here, go to the Sun Inn.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful lake, lovely area. Great canoeing! Gentle waters lapping around the shore, lovely place to paddle.

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Lancaster, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A stunning location. Unfortunately on the day we visited it was during down with rain so we didn't get to enjoy the views quite as much as we would have liked to.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

There's a small sailing club but otherwise you can't go out on the water. There are walks by the lake at several points, but not a long continuous path. The best thing is the piece and quiet! Dood wood just above the Eastern side of the lake has woodland walks and an osprey viewing point in summer. Walking down to... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

like the lack of tourists and the lovely walks including a visit to the lakeside church. The mountains provided constant colour changes throughout the day.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Lovely area, scenery is wonderful and access to other parts of the lake district easy. If interested in wildlife then lots to see. The peace and quite is wonderful. Lots of walking if you are up to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A very pretty lake and off the beaten track. You can walk down to the lakeside - there is s signed footpath.

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Wanstead E11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

easy walking, great views . This is a quiet spot away from the busier lakes. Especially good because we were able to access form our accommodation

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a lovely quieter part of the Lake District not far from Keswick and en route to Cockermouth. The Lake District is our favorite area in England for cycling, hiking, pub visiting etc. All of the scenery in this area is breathtaking.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Not easy to access the lake but when there it is possible to walk along most of the periphery. Beautiful location

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Address: Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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