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Derwentwater

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Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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Visit here , not Windermere.

This is a really tranquil, beautiful lake. It's not as touristy as Windermere and therefore allows you to take in the sights and sounds. Taking the short stroll to friars crag was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is a really tranquil, beautiful lake. It's not as touristy as Windermere and therefore allows you to take in the sights and sounds. Taking the short stroll to friars crag was well worth it - wish I had spent more time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake with great views and plenty of activities. Conditions are optimal for amphibious and aquatic animals.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Arrive early before the crowds to experience the peace and quiet of Derwentwater. The views are stunning!

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great walks around the lake for gentle exercise and can be quiet despite the popularity. Good views across lake

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Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake in Keswick. We climbed cat bells and then walked all the way around the lake back to Keswick. Breathtaking views all around and well worth the time and energy it took!

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely flat walk around the lake with some cafes to stop at, the scones at Nichol End are to die for and set you up for the day. Views from south end of lake are lovely, so is Lodore Falls. Added bonus is the launch and the bus so if you get weary you can get onto either.

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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best areas in the Lakes, beautiful views, great walks and exactly how you would expect the Lake District to be, not commercial at all!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Walk part of it on a visit to Keswick, tuck boats weren't operational in the morning due to high winds so took the walk up to the surprise view from Keswick, 3 hours with infant on the back. Doable and very enjoyable experience although lacks a bit of signage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I was camping in Eskdale during August and decided to travel up to Keswick for a day out. There is plently to do here. A good few walks and plently of places to sit and have a picnic or let the kids go paddle. While we was there we hired a motor boat for half hour which cost £18 which... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There's no denying the charm of Derwentwater, but it tends to be appreciated most from many of the other surrounding 'attractions', for example Cat Bells, or Keswick. Like all things in the Lakes, it's the combination of the multitude of 'hot spots' that make the overall district so special. Certainly the lakeside area close to Keswick is a must for... More 

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