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Address: Coniston, England
Phone Number: 01-76-87-75753
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Activities: Swimming, Camping, Sailing
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful. Just everything you'd expect. Full of attractions and places to stay and eat. Also water sports, walking, bird watching, and hiking. Camping etc.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Wanted to catch the ferry from Coniston down the lake. Having checked times etc over the web we arrived at the ferry site in Coniston. There was a boat there and an employee sitting on the side, who started to studiously ignore us. After about 5 minutes of occasionally quickly glancing our way then looking away again I think he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We were looking for something to do on a wet afternoon. Originally we had assumed that we'd get wet, but the boat had an indoor heated cabin. We went on the version of the lake trip that focussed on the Campbell speed record attempts, but had a full description of all the places of interest around the lake (including watching... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely boat trip on Coniston Water this afternoon. We booked our particular tour as it focussed on facts around where Swallows and Amazons was filmed and we were able to find out more about the life of Arthur Ransome and his inspirations behind this classic tale. We managed to see several of the landmarks... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Compared to the other lakes I find Coniston a bit disappointing. Somehow the lake and the village always look grey and dull. There are still some good walks nearby though and going up from the car park at Monk Coniston to Tarn Hows is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

we enjoyed several days on the shores of Coniston very quiet plus wonderful walks in area. Many fells and villages to explore

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Always spend time here when in Lake District. Wonderful to sit by the lake and just reflect on its beauty and peacefulness. You can hire a boat or go for a wee paddle. We like to just sit and people watch. Spend an hour watching a couple rigging a sailing boat then sail into the distance. Very relaxing. There is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lovely lake to visit with boating trips on a small launcher or a gondala style boat. We were very impressed with our trip to Lake Coniston as it has gorgeous scenery and the whole attraction is spotless. Excellent car parking available although the overflow car park could have been doing with being open as it was very busy when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Have been coming to Coniston on holiday for the past 30 years, and Coniston water is always a highlight. At 5 1/2 miles long, the lake is only second to Windermere at some 8 miles in length. One of the best things is that Coniston water is much quieter and relaxing. In Coniston itself, the lake is well signposted, which... 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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