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Derwentwater

Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

It is breathtakingly beautiful. Go there when sun is setting. It is so peaceful. You will definitely like it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

we climbed a couple of miles from keswick to the top of a view point to overlook derwent water. we had the place to ourselves whilst we had a picnic. whilst the weather wasnt great...the views were breathtaking and well worth the walk. from there it was only a 10 minute walk back down to the lakeside. a must see.

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We did the circular walk of the lake, about 13kms and we took our time with a couple of stops for drink and lunch, it took us about 5 hours. The views around the lake are stunning and as the day was sunny and warm it made it all the more enjoyable.

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Gympie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely boat trip on Derwent Water, with spectacular scenery. It takes about an hour and for walkers you can get on and off a various points around the lake. We got off near Portinscale, walked into the village, had a great lunch at The Chalet and then walked back to Keswick - a short flat walk with great scenery.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

I've lost track of the amount of times I have visited this lake, yet it still never fails to take my breath away. Truly stunning. I love this place.

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

Took two of our grandsons to Calf Close Bay on the edge of Derwentwater on an extremely hot Saturday in July. They had an absolute whale of a time in the water, picnic on the lake shore, climbing trees and playing football - idyllic! This was one of my favourite places as a child & where we used to take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Definitely worth a visit. You can sit by the lake side or you can row a boat, just make sure you go there. It's beautiful!

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A very pretty lake to visit at any time. From the car park a short walk takes you past the theatre and along a track to Friar's Crag, a lovely viewpoint overlooking the water and from where you can see all the way down Derwentwater. It is a very picturesque spot. You can also carry on through fields to Calf... More

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Epworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great get on and off all day providing you don't get off at your first stop. There are 7 stops can go clockwise and anti- clockwise.

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Yorkshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very scenic lake, about 15 minuet walk from Keswick town centre. There is no cost to visit although we hired a rowing boat, which cost £8 for 30 mins. There are motor boats for hire too but they were expensive. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

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