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Coniston Water

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Address: Coniston, England
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Lovely walk

If you're after an easier walk than up the old man this is great because it's flat. Great views as you walk along the water of the old man on one side and the water on the other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
leeboy88
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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're after an easier walk than up the old man this is great because it's flat. Great views as you walk along the water of the old man on one side and the water on the other. A nice one to clear the head after a few beers the day before.

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Thank leeboy88
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193 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This is such a peaceful and relaxing place with some amazing views. There are several places to sit and admire the scenary and several different walks around the area too.

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Thank rabbit55
Egremont, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Enjoyed a peaceful off season visit to the lake, fabulous place never as 'Blackpool' as the rest of the lake district, Coniston still does tranquil!

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful and scenic area , We love this place. Also have very nice cafeteria servings hot cafe and food .. There is enough parking spaces outside..

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Thank Vikas P
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a picturesque body of water surrounded by mountains and beautiful countryside. We were here on a mild winter's day and it was gorgeous. Just be careful if you're a speedboat racer!

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Thank raywel
Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My family went to Coniston in September 2015, we had an amazing experience and I was surprised there was no review on trip advisor about it! We were lucky there was amazing weather when we went, no pre booking is required to go here-if you're in the lake district and its sunny you must go here! We turned up and... More 

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Thank tomparryjones
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Lovely scenic destination, even in rainy weather, when you're dressed in outdoor gear. We took an anti clockwise drive around just taking in the views, along eerily quiet narrow lanes. A few times we espied little shingle beaches with wooded copses to explore. We found the nearest parking lay-bys and had a few little explorations, skipping stones on the surface... More 

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Thank KevRaven
Burnley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Coniston lake is really beautiful and peaceful compared to lake windermere which is always overcrowded and busy, plus you get ripped off for parking. So not only are you spending your hard earned money the powers that be want to sting you for parking. That said we have been visiting for over 20 years it's a great place. But for... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Even with the terrible November weather and storm Abigail trying to ruin our time in Coniston we still had a fantastic walk around Coniston Water. The car parks are a little expensive if you want to have along stay but well worth it. We would have liked to go on one of the steam boats but the flooding cancelled their... More 

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Thank Dazff
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Good boat trips. Boats for hire. Steam Yacht Gondola. Bluebird Cafe, great meals and coffees. Good walks around the lake.

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