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Derwentwater

Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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Ranked #1 of 24 Attractions in Keswick
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Leek, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Derwentwater is one of our favourite places to visit, there are some fantastic walks around the lake and the views are breathtaking - absolutely worth a visit.

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

As a landscape photographer, Derwentwater is probably my favourite lake. It has so many little bays, often allowing calm water and reflections. A great location for sunrise and sunset shots too. It also has the advantage of being somewhat quieter than the more popular and touristy lakes.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great lake to swim in and also to hire out a boat. You can hire rowing boats, speed boats, kayaks, etc... It is also a fun place to have a picnic, swim and spent time relaxing and taking in the beauty of the Lake District!

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Kenley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The weather was almost perfect, which obviously helps, but the views and scenary around here are just stunning. The boat service, stopping at various locations around the lake, is extremely useful. This is simply an idillic location.

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wales
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We visited the Lake District thus summer and the weather was glorious. Derwent Water was one of the many lakes we visited, Parking was convenient and we had a very pleasant couple of hours sitting at the shore taking in the breath taking scenery.

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Dudley
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great Lake for views and for walking for all ages from a gentle stroll to a hike all the way round,which you can shorten by using the Launches which travel round the Lake at regular intervals, and very close to Keswick(Walking Distance).

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The scenery was superb, sheep everywhere just heads down grazing, nothing to worry about, in fact the farmer came with his dog to round them up so that he could treat one of the sheep.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Me and my partner visited keswick and had a lovely stroll to derwentwater. There was lovely scenery and very peaceful. Lots of ducks, geese and swans to feed. We bought small bags of feed from the small shop for 50p. The birds love it. There is also a boat you can get on that gives tours of the lake which... More 

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PRESTON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A good walk of approx 10 miles although better in summer when you can get the ferry back across the lake before the last couple of miles

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This place was lovely and peaceful, plenty of parking space and right next to the theatre on the lake. Lots of places to sit and have a rest. The only downside was using the directions button on trip advisor sent me 8 miles away from where I actually needed to be so if you do go either use the directions... More 

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