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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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$65*
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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour

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Enjoyable Cruise

Took a cruise from Windermere to Ambleside, cruise took about 45mins at a cost of £10.50 per person The views of the lakes whilst on the boat were breathtaking!.We were able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Took a cruise from Windermere to Ambleside, cruise took about 45mins at a cost of £10.50 per person The views of the lakes whilst on the boat were breathtaking!.We were able to get off at Ambleside and have a wonder round the village and get back on the boat back to Windermere. The sailings were every half hour.

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

For me the most stunning of the lakes and with all of The Bluebird history that goes with it.Theres a lovely flat easy going circular walk from the village to the lake and back.On an earlier visit many years ago we bought a print of the lake by A Heaton Cooper which adorns our conservatory wall.Would recommend.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

If you get down the Coniston waters you can hire canoes or go on a trip down the lake of Coniston where you will get told the story of Donald Campbell the famous person who was killed trying to break the water speed record many years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

one of the loveliest Lakes with various cruises, including one on the famous Gondela. Loads to do and see with all the links to Donald Campbell's fatel water speed record attempt

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Coniston is well worth a visit but always feels more like a country park to me with the stunning mountain views a little distant. The lake itself is a marvellous playground for all ages with lots of boats and opportunities to go on the water. The village is a short walk away with a good variety of shops, places to... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Took a very pleasant boat trip on a vintage Steam Yacht. This was my first trip to Coniston and my first impression is that I prefer it to Windermere because it is less developed and less busy meaning it has retained a lot of its natural beauty. I thoroughly recommend a trip on the lake and allow yourself time to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is the third largest lake. The boat trip was an opportunity to escape the tourist hub bub. It gave me time to unwind and relax.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

When the weather is kind, this is a beautiful place to visit. Very peaceful, boats and canoes available to hire, as are lake trips and the steam gondola. Decent cafe

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Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. England
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47 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We really enjoyed a cruise round the lake on the launch on a sunny day as did our puppy. We got off at Tover and spent a relaxing two hours walking and enjoying the lake and stunning scenery. Back on then off again at Brantwood House for a bit of lunch before finishing off the cruise. Conniston is beautiful and... More 

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great circular walk from the pier into town and back - easy going fairly flat 30 minute walk or longer if you want to take in the gift shops in town

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