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Keswick Launch on Derwentwater

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Address: 29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
Phone Number: 017687 72263
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Great fun and boat ride with excellent views

The cruise on the lake is awesome and offers excellent views for photography. The boat stops at various landing stages around Derwentwater. One can embark or disembark at any stop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The cruise on the lake is awesome and offers excellent views for photography. The boat stops at various landing stages around Derwentwater. One can embark or disembark at any stop of your choice with a single ticket that you would have bought. There are excellent walks and hikes from these stops and once you are done, you can come back... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Staying on holiday in the area.Wanted to have a trip around DERWENT.After purchasing our tickets and going on one of the boats.Was then told only 2 of the landing jetties were in use that day.Neither of them was the ones we had planed to use.Got of once for a walk around,but was very disappointed with the overall experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was a really nice way to see the Derwent River. I would have loved some commentary but it was nice to relax and take in the views. Excellent to see an exclusive view of a house from the Beatrix Potter film. Recommend if you are staying in the area and want to see more of it!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I have been on the launch a few times in the past and it undoubtedly provides a unique view of the surrounding hills. We used it more recently as a really handy tool to just go a couple of stops across the lake to access the surrounding paths around the lake and up onto the hills. The boats were prompt... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Enjoyed the hour-long circumnavigation of Derwent Water. This trip stops at various points round the lake where you can disembark if desired. Be sure to get the map outlining the route. A few pointers via the PA telling passengers a little about the sights would have been welcome for many I'm sure. But I enjoyed the P&Q (especially as I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Customer service lacking on arrival. No information given about where to get boat from or what the boat was called. Would of been nice to have a commentary whilst on board. Boat was very noisy and smelt of diesel with mops, brushes and cleaning equipment visible.

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Nice little trip around Derwentwater. Not too expensive - 10% discount given. I think if a narrative was given by the crew it would be much more interesting to visitors.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nice clean all weather boats and fairly easy to find. I felt it was a bit expensive for a round the lake trip but they are the only show in town. More interaction from the staff would add to the experience - announcing the stops for example.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely wooden boats. It is just beautiful. Best way to get to the start of you track. They have family tickets. Clockwise and anticlockwise routes.There is a large car park by the theatre, it is not cheap and only takes coins so bring a stash of cash.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The round trip gives exellent views of the surroundings and a good way of visiting spots around the shore. The Lower Brandlehow landing stage is closed for repairs, but this was not advertised in any way and I only found out when asking to be set down there. This would have been very inconvenient if I had been walking there... More 

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Address: Address: 29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
Phone Number: 017687 72263
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick

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