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Address: Coniston, England
Phone Number: 01-76-87-75753
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Activities: Camping, Sailing, Swimming
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Hired an electric powered motor boat. Perfect, peaceful, just me and the wife. Did I say peaceful? Lets, not talk about the back seat driver. Who could that be? just hope she... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Kelty, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice lake - less fancy but worth a visit. I would say the lake hikes are nicer here and the east side has the best views. We missed the nation trust lake "steamer" and I think that would have made it for us. A nice cafe on the lakes and a fun place for kids with nice shores

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Kelty, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Hired an electric powered motor boat. Perfect, peaceful, just me and the wife. Did I say peaceful? Lets, not talk about the back seat driver. Who could that be? just hope she never reads this. Regardless, it is great fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Spent 5 days around Coniston Water with the weather treating us to Lake District Weather. We had Sunshine, Thunderstom, Cloudy n Warm, the lot. All making the lake into a variety of adventures. Coniston stretch for over 5 miles from north to South surrounded by awesom peaks, forests and historical homes. Get onto the lake on one of the pleasure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you have read Swallows & Amazons, do the boat tour. If not, read it and then do the boat tour. Day ticket allows you to jump on and off and walk trail sections around the lake.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were lucky on the whole with the weather during our weeks visit to Coniston. A circuit driven around the lake on a sunny day was delightful,and was easy to imagine why it has been so popular for so long. The Ruskin Museum in the centre of town is a great source of information about the town's worthies.( John Ruskin... More 

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Ledbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lovely, large tranquil lake.A wonderful trip on The Gondola, a unique craft which The National Trust now own.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have been coming up to the lakes for many years now and feel something should be said about Lake Coniston. As a sheet of water that is some 6 miles long and 3/4 mile wide it is unique. That's why Donald Campbell used the lake for his water speed record attempts. However, for dinghy sailing this lake is extremely... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Now if you want a good day out with the kids that is not expensive, park up by the lake and get yourself on an adventure as you walk around a really idyllic part of the lake district

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Despite the fact that the waters of Coniston were choppy, we had a calm hour on board this beautifully restored steamer. The canapes were unusual and delicious, while the Prosecco flowed!

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stunning scenery - we cycled, walked and sailed around and over. Off at Brantwood, though we couldve cycled round. Will definitely return. Next time we wont come off the M6 at Penrith, too many drivers who cant hold to the verge and still drive in the middle of the road, drive down (or up) the M6 and come off at... More 

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Address: Coniston, England
Phone Number: 01-76-87-75753
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston

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