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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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Lovely boat trip! Was lovely to see all the parts of the lake and the beautiful scenery! Would recommend and I like how you can hop off and hop on at different points! Great way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Ok as a passenger ferry but would have been much better if there was some sort of commentary during the trip. Had no idea what we were looking at and as the weather was not good ( not their fault) it meant that the trip was a bit disappointing. Even in good weather a commentary would have much improved the... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely boat trip! Was lovely to see all the parts of the lake and the beautiful scenery! Would recommend and I like how you can hop off and hop on at different points! Great way to see all around the lake!

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Yorkshire
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Really stunning scenery and views from Derwentwater, but because the Launch is a ferry, there is no commentary unless you take the evening round trip. I recommend the evening trip if you want to find out all about the shores of the Lake.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Over priced, they squeeeeze every last inch of space to get on every last passenger rather than get the other vessel out...the 50 minute round trip took less than 30 minutes. Unfortunately this outfit are the one and only on Derwentwater.. Captive business.

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Sydney, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On 11th June 2015, whilst staying at the lovely Riverside B & B, we travelled on the Keswick Launch. The staff on and off the launch were very friendly. Sitting near the front of the boat, it was an absolutely enchanting trip, water from the lake occasionally blowing up on to us. The sight of wild geese (something we don't... More 

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North Bucks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Having bought 2 tickets and checked at the kiosk that we were OK for said launch, it cast of with not a word to the several of us poised to step aboard despite the rope being untied inches from our feet. Apparently it was full .A 'sorry, full' wouldn't have gone amiss. Fortunately, the skipper of the next boat 1/2hour... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Well worth the price of ticket, the option to jump on and off gives you the freedom to walk around and stretch your legs and take in the sites, then when when the next boat comes around ( both clockwise and anti-clockwise) just wave them down, 7 stops and your ticket finishes when your back at the start, you can... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If the weather had been better maybe this trip would have been more enjoyable. We queued for tickets and saw a sign informing us that not all the stages were accessible due to low water level so we realised that our much looked forward to stopoff point was not available but we decided to go anyway as we expected a... More 

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Tyne & Wear
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Cheap enough for an hours worth of effort.. Great views of the lakeside and the island residence in the middle of the lake. Great way to waste an hour!

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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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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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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