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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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This is a beautiful cruise around the lake. It operates on a hop on hop off basis. There are 8 stops. Lots of people seemed to walk part of the lake and hop on the boat to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful cruise around the lake. It operates on a hop on hop off basis. There are 8 stops. Lots of people seemed to walk part of the lake and hop on the boat to get back. We hopped off at the Lodore Falls stop to go for Lunch at the London Falls Hotel It is a 50... More 

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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I hired a boat with my wife and 2 young sons (7) and (9). All seemed to be going well until the boat cut out in the middle of nowhere. I wasn't to concerned at first as I thought I would call the number on the boat for a tow back. There was no number on the boat or on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We hired a paddle boat for an hour and had a great time exploring the islands in the middle of the lake. Even took the dog out with us for the boat trip. And he isn't a small dog!! It was both a relaxing time and a bit of a workout! ⛵️🚤

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

No better way to relax on a summers evening then enjoying the tour of the lake on the Keswick launch! Not necessarily cheap but worth it!

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sunderland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My granddaughter , aged 10 ,daughter,me and Husband ,went on the Launch on Derwentwater ,it had been raining but still got wet with the spray from the Lake much to the delight of the granddaughter.The Launch calls at 6 landing stages around the lake so you can get on and off,have a look around then get back on a later... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

First we visited lake Windermere, with the intention of doing a cruise from there. The hundreds of tourists really put my off lake Windermere, just too busy. We jumped back in the car and after a 30 min trip we arrived in Keswick. So glad we made the journey, definitely worth it. The boat around the lake was beautiful. Yes,... More 

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Stroud
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A great way to go around Derwent water and plenty of opportunity to hop on and off to explore the area. though it does get busy in peak season. Large car park nearby.

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A 50 minute boat ride around Derwentwater or a very useful ferry service for walkers. The scenery is spectacular

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We took the 6:30 evening cruise, a lovely way to wind up a day. A complementary drink i served on board, either soft or wine. Takes about 50 minutes and there is a very knowledgeable guide on board to explain all about the history, stories and information. The boat is lovely, seats, although benches are not uncomfortable for the duration... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you can't walk for miles this is a great alternative. There's a regular service which means you can get off one boat and hop on another with the hour. But if you're really energetic you could row your own boat instead!

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